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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

May 21   On this day in history harold Robbins, NYC, author (Moneychangers, Carpetbaggers, Betsy)  

May 21   On this day in history the birth of Harold Robbins, American novelist  

May 22   On this day in history french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun  

May 22   In the year 1916 gordon Binkerd, composer  

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   Conscription begins in Britain in the year 1916.  

May 24   On this day in history french driven out of Fort Douaumont after 500 killed or injured  

May 24   In the year 1916 last British-Indian contract workers arrive in Suriname  

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

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 in the year 1916.  

May 25   In the year 1916 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   In the year 1916 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   In the year 1916 norman Griggs, VP (Building Society Association)  

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

May 29   On this day in history carl M Story, fiddler  

May 29   NY Giants win 17th consecutive road game on this day in history.  

May 29   Official flag of President of US adopted in the year 1916.  

May 29   The US Presidential Flag is adopted in the year 1916.  

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) in the year 1916.  

May 31   In the year 1916 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   Battle of Skagerrak: British-German sea battle at Jutland (10,000 dead) in the year 1916.  

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

May 31   British battle cruiser Invincible explodes, killing all but 6 in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

Jun 01   In the year 1916 german attack on Fort Vaux, Verdun  

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   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   In the year 1916 birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

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

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   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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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