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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

May 21   In the year 1916 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   French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on this day in history.  

May 22   Gordon Binkerd, composer on this day in history.  

May 23   Heavy battles at Fort Douaumont Verdun on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1916 m Jean Francaix, composer  

May 24   In the year 1916 conscription begins in Britain  

May 24   French driven out of Fort Douaumont after 500 killed or injured in the year 1916.  

May 24   Last British-Indian contract workers arrive in Suriname in the year 1916.  

May 24   Roden Cutler, Governor (New South Wales) in the year 1916.  

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   Lou van Rees, Dutch impresario [or May 29] on this day in history.  

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

May 27   On this day in history groundbreaking begins on Hugh Grant Circle in the Bronx  

May 27   On this day in history joseph S Gallieni, General/military governor of Paris, dies  

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

May 28   In the year 1916 c Wright Mills, US sociologist (Power Elite) [or Aug 28]  

May 29   Carl M Story, fiddler on this day in history.  

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

May 29   In the year 1916 official flag of President of US adopted  

May 29   The US Presidential Flag is adopted in the year 1916.  

May 29   On this day in history 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   On this day in history battle of Skagerrak British-German sea battle at Jutland (10,000 dead)  

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

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

May 31   On this day in history bert Haanstra, Holten Netherlands, director (Fanfare)  

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 in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history german troops under Lt Rackow take Fort Vaux  

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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   Antonio Estevez, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831) died in the year 1916.  

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

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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