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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

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

May 21   In the year 1916 harold Robbins, NYC, author (Moneychangers, Carpetbaggers, Betsy)  

May 21   The birth of Harold Robbins, American novelist in the year 1916.  

May 22   French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1916 gordon Binkerd, composer  

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

May 23   On this day in history m Jean Francaix, composer  

May 24   Conscription begins in Britain in the year 1916.  

May 24   On this day in history 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   Roden Cutler, Governor (New South Wales) on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

May 27   In the year 1916 norman Griggs, VP (Building Society Association)  

May 28   On this day in history c Wright Mills, US sociologist (Power Elite) [or Aug 28]  

May 29   On this day in history carl M Story, fiddler  

May 29   On this day in history nY Giants win 17th consecutive road game  

May 29   Official flag of President of US adopted on this day in history.  

May 29   In the year 1916 the US Presidential Flag is adopted  

May 29   US forces invade Dominican Republic, stay until 1924 in the year 1916.  

May 30   In the year 1916 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   In the year 1916 battle of Skagerrak: British-German sea battle at Jutland (10,000 dead)  

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

May 31   British battle cruiser Invincible explodes, killing all but 6 in the year 1916.  

May 31   During WWI British & German fleets fight Battle of Jutland on this day in history.  

May 31   On this day in history horace Hood, British spy (Battle of Jutland), dies in battle  

Jun 01   German attack on Fort Vaux, Verdun on this day in history.  

Jun 02   German troops under Lt Rackow take Fort Vaux on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1916

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

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   In the year 1916 death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

Jan 22   In the year 1916 iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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