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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 27 September 2020

May 21   On this day in history britain begins "Summer Time" (Daylight Savings Time)  

May 21   On this day in history harold Robbins, NYC, author (Moneychangers, Carpetbaggers, Betsy)  

May 21   The birth of Harold Robbins, American novelist on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun  

May 22   In the year 1916 gordon Binkerd, composer  

May 23   On this day in history heavy battles at Fort Douaumont Verdun  

May 23   M Jean Francaix, composer on this day in history.  

May 24   Conscription begins in Britain in the year 1916.  

May 24   In the year 1916 french driven out of Fort Douaumont after 500 killed or injured  

May 24   Last British-Indian contract workers arrive in Suriname on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1916 roden Cutler, Governor (New South Wales)  

May 24   In the year 1916 uS pilot William Thaw shoots down a German Fokker  

May 25   Jack Marsh, cricketer (Aboriginal bowler played for NSW 1900-03), dies on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history lou van Rees, Dutch impresario [or May 29]  

May 27   Groundbreaking begins on Hugh Grant Circle in Bronx in the year 1916.  

May 27   In the year 1916 groundbreaking begins on Hugh Grant Circle in the Bronx  

May 27   Joseph S Gallieni, General/military governor of Paris, dies in the year 1916.  

May 27   Norman Griggs, VP (Building Society Association) in the year 1916.  

May 28   C Wright Mills, US sociologist (Power Elite) [or Aug 28] on this day in history.  

May 29   In the year 1916 carl M Story, fiddler  

May 29   In the year 1916 nY Giants win 17th consecutive road game  

May 29   On this day in history official flag of President of US adopted  

May 29   The US Presidential Flag is adopted on this day in history.  

May 29   In the year 1916 uS forces invade Dominican Republic, stay until 1924  

May 30   On this day in history joseph W Kennedy, scientist (1 of 4 discoverers of plutonium)  

May 31   In the year 1916 battle of Skagerrak British-German sea battle at Jutland (10,000 dead)  

May 31   In the year 1916 battle of Skagerrak: Brit-German sea battle at Jutland (10,000 dead)  

May 31   Battle of Skagerrak: British-German sea battle at Jutland (10,000 dead) on this day in history.  

May 31   Bert Haanstra, Holten Netherlands, director (Fanfare) in the year 1916.  

May 31   In the year 1916 british battle cruiser Invincible explodes, killing all but 6  

May 31   In the year 1916 during WWI British & German fleets fight Battle of Jutland  

May 31   Horace Hood, British spy (Battle of Jutland), dies in battle in the year 1916.  

Jun 01   On this day in history german attack on Fort Vaux, Verdun  

Jun 02   German troops under Lt Rackow take Fort Vaux in the year 1916.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1916

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1916 birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born in the year 1916.  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

Jan 08   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   In the year 1916 edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1916.  

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