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Historical Events In 1916

Monday, 16 May 2022

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   On this day in history the birth of Harold Robbins, American novelist  

May 22   In the year 1916 french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun  

May 22   On this day in history gordon Binkerd, composer  

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

May 23   M Jean Francaix, composer in the year 1916.  

May 24   Conscription begins in Britain on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history jack Marsh, cricketer (Aboriginal bowler played for NSW 1900-03), dies  

May 25   In the year 1916 lou van Rees, Dutch impresario [or May 29]  

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

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

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

May 27   On this day in history 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   Carl M Story, fiddler on this day in history.  

May 29   NY Giants win 17th consecutive road game in the year 1916.  

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

May 29   On this day in history the US Presidential Flag is adopted  

May 29   US forces invade Dominican Republic, stay until 1924 on this day in history.  

May 30   Joseph W Kennedy, scientist (1 of 4 discoverers of plutonium) in the year 1916.  

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) in the year 1916.  

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

May 31   On this day in history british battle cruiser Invincible explodes, killing all but 6  

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

May 31   Horace Hood, British spy (Battle of Jutland), dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

Jun 02   In the year 1916 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   Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

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

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

Jan 06   In the year 1916 birth of philip Bezanson, composer  

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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 14   On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 in the year 1916.  

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   In the year 1916 anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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