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Historical Events In 1916

Monday, 10 December 2018

May 21   Britain begins "Summer Time" (Daylight Savings Time) in the year 1916.  

May 21   Harold Robbins, NYC, author (Moneychangers, Carpetbaggers, Betsy) in the year 1916.  

May 21   On this day in history the birth of Harold Robbins, American novelist  

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

May 22   Gordon Binkerd, composer in the year 1916.  

May 23   In the year 1916 heavy battles at Fort Douaumont Verdun  

May 23   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history last British-Indian contract workers arrive in Suriname  

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

May 24   US pilot William Thaw shoots down a German Fokker on this day in history.  

May 25   Jack Marsh, cricketer (Aboriginal bowler played for NSW 1900-03), dies in the year 1916.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history norman Griggs, VP (Building Society Association)  

May 28   C Wright Mills, US sociologist (Power Elite) [or Aug 28] in the year 1916.  

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   The US Presidential Flag is adopted in the year 1916.  

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

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

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 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1916 horace Hood, British spy (Battle of Jutland), dies in battle  

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   In the year 1916 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   In the year 1916 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   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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

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

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1916.  

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1916.  

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

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