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Historical Events In 1916

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

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

May 21   In the year 1916 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 on this day in history.  

May 24   Conscription begins in Britain in the year 1916.  

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 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 in the year 1916.  

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

May 27   In the year 1916 groundbreaking begins on Hugh Grant Circle in Bronx  

May 27   Groundbreaking begins on Hugh Grant Circle in the Bronx on this day in history.  

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

May 27   In the year 1916 norman Griggs, VP (Building Society Association)  

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

May 29   In the year 1916 carl M Story, fiddler  

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

May 29   In the year 1916 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

May 31   On this day in history during WWI British & German fleets fight Battle of Jutland  

May 31   Horace Hood, British spy (Battle of Jutland), dies in battle in the year 1916.  

Jun 01   German attack on Fort Vaux, Verdun in the year 1916.  

Jun 02   German troops under Lt Rackow take Fort Vaux in the year 1916.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born in the year 1916.  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   In the year 1916 death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   In the year 1916 arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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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