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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 19 June 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 in the year 1916.  

May 22   French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on this day in history.  

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   French driven out of Fort Douaumont after 500 killed or injured on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history last British-Indian contract workers arrive in Suriname  

May 24   Roden Cutler, Governor (New South Wales) in the year 1916.  

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

May 25   On this day in history jack Marsh, cricketer (Aboriginal bowler played for NSW 1900-03), dies  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

May 27   In the year 1916 joseph S Gallieni, General/military governor of Paris, dies  

May 27   Norman Griggs, VP (Building Society Association) on this day in history.  

May 28   C Wright Mills, US sociologist (Power Elite) [or Aug 28] on this day in history.  

May 29   In the year 1916 carl M Story, fiddler  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

May 31   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history horace Hood, British spy (Battle of Jutland), dies in battle  

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

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   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 in the year 1916.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1916 death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

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   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   In the year 1916 anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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