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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 25 April 2019

May 21   Britain begins "Summer Time" (Daylight Savings Time) on this day in history.  

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

May 21   The birth of Harold Robbins, American novelist on this day in history.  

May 22   French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun in the year 1916.  

May 22   Gordon Binkerd, composer in the year 1916.  

May 23   Heavy battles at Fort Douaumont Verdun in the year 1916.  

May 23   On this day in history m Jean Francaix, composer  

May 24   Conscription begins in Britain in the year 1916.  

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

May 24   In the year 1916 uS pilot William Thaw shoots down a German Fokker  

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

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) in the year 1916.  

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

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

May 29   On this day in history nY Giants win 17th consecutive road game  

May 29   Official flag of President of US adopted on this day in history.  

May 29   In the year 1916 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) 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) in the year 1916.  

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

May 31   On this day in history bert Haanstra, Holten Netherlands, director (Fanfare)  

May 31   On this day in history british battle cruiser Invincible explodes, killing all but 6  

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   In the year 1916 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   Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born in the year 1916.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

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

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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