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Historical Events In 1916

Friday, 18 October 2019

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 25   Lou van Rees, Dutch impresario [or May 29] on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

May 31   In the year 1916 bert Haanstra, Holten Netherlands, director (Fanfare)  

May 31   British battle cruiser Invincible explodes, killing all but 6 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1916 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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1916.  

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

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   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   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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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