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Historical Events In 1916

Saturday, 18 January 2020

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

May 21   Harold Robbins, NYC, author (Moneychangers, Carpetbaggers, Betsy) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1916.  

May 23   In the year 1916 m Jean Francaix, composer  

May 24   On this day in history conscription begins in Britain  

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 in the year 1916.  

May 24   On this day in history roden Cutler, Governor (New South Wales)  

May 24   US pilot William Thaw shoots down a German Fokker in the year 1916.  

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

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   Joseph S Gallieni, General/military governor of Paris, dies in the year 1916.  

May 27   On this day in history norman Griggs, VP (Building Society Association)  

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

May 29   Carl M Story, fiddler in the year 1916.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history uS forces invade Dominican Republic, stay until 1924  

May 30   Joseph W Kennedy, scientist (1 of 4 discoverers of plutonium) on this day in history.  

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 battle of Skagerrak: Brit-German sea battle at Jutland (10,000 dead)  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born in the year 1916.  

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   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   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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 15   In the year 1916 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   In the year 1916 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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