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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

May 21   On this day in history britain begins "Summer Time" (Daylight Savings Time)  

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   In the year 1916 french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun  

May 22   Gordon Binkerd, composer in the year 1916.  

May 23   On this day in history heavy battles at Fort Douaumont Verdun  

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

May 24   Conscription begins in Britain on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history 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   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   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   Norman Griggs, VP (Building Society Association) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history official flag of President of US adopted  

May 29   In the year 1916 the US Presidential Flag is adopted  

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

May 30   On this day in history joseph W Kennedy, scientist (1 of 4 discoverers of plutonium)  

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   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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

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   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   In the year 1916 birth of philip Bezanson, composer  

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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 14   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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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