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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Jun 03   National Defense Act establishes ROTC on this day in history.  

Jun 03   ROTC established by Act of Congress in the year 1916.  

Jun 04   In the year 1916 cecil Blacker, CEO (British Equestrian Federation)  

Jun 04   On this day in history mildred J Hill, composer/musician (Happy Birthday To You), dies at 56  

Jun 04   In the year 1916 russian General Brusilov fails on his Eastern Front attack  

Jun 05   Eddie Joost, baseball player on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Horatio H Kitchener, British General (Sudan), drowns at 65 in the year 1916.  

Jun 06   Voters in East Cleveland approves women suffrage in the year 1916.  

Jun 06   Yuan Shikai, president of China, dies at 56 in the year 1916.  

Jun 07   Germany troop march into Fort Faux, Verdun in the year 1916.  

Jun 08   In the year 1916 francis Crick, British co-discovered DNA's structure (Nobel 1962)  

Jun 09   Robert S McNamara, US Sec of Defense (1961-68)/head (World Bank) on this day in history.  

Jun 10   In the year 1916 48th Belmont: E Haynes aboard Friar Rock wins in 2:22  

Jun 10   In the year 1916 bill Waddington, British actor/comedian (Percy-Coronation Street)  

Jun 10   On this day in history great Arab Revolt begin  

Jun 12   30th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Louise Raymond (60 61) on this day in history.  

Jun 12   On this day in history irwin Allen, NYC, director (Land of the Giants, Poseidon Adventure)  

Jun 13   Mary Wickes, character actress (Sister Act) on this day in history.  

Jun 14   Geoffrey Goodwin, British professor of international relations on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 1916 boys Scouts of America forms  

Jun 15   On this day in history marshall Field IV, publisher/editor (Chic Daily News, Sunday Times)  

Jun 16   Boston Brave's Tom Hughes 2nd no-hitter beats Pitts, 2-0 in the year 1916.  

Jun 16   On this day in history francis Lopez, composer  

Jun 17   1st national congress of Sarekat Islam at Bandoeng Java in the year 1916.  

Jun 17   Einar Englund, composer in the year 1916.  

Jun 18   Helmuth J L von Moltke, German chief general of staff, dies at 67 in the year 1916.  

Jun 18   On this day in history john Young, actor/TV panelist (Masquerade Party)  

Jun 18   Yanks score in every inning but 8th to beat Indians 19-3 in baseball in the year 1916.  

Jun 19   Pat Buttram, actor (Mr Haney-Green Acres) on this day in history.  

Jun 20   On this day in history johnny Morris, British broadcaster/actor (Once in a Lifetime)  

Jun 21   Boston Rube Forster no-hits NY Yankees, 2-0 on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Joe Bamford, British manufacturer/multi-millionaire on this day in history.  

Jun 23   Irene Worth, [Hattie Abrams], Nebraska, actress (Nicolas & Alexandra) in the year 1916.  

Jun 23   Victor Chapman, US legionaire/WW I pilot, killed 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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history 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   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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   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   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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