Historical Events In 1916
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
Oct 05 In the year 1916 douglas Ranger, surgeon
Oct 05 On this day in history soldier Adolf Hitler is injured
Oct 06 In the year 1916 tommy Lawton, footballer
Oct 07 On this day in history 222 points are scored in a football game between Georgia Tech & Cumberland University of Lebanon, Tennessee
Oct 07 On this day in history walt W Rostow, NYC, economist (Politics & Stages of Growth)
Oct 08 On this day in history piper James C. Richardson (16th Cdn. Infanctry Batt.) winds the Victoria Cross at the Somme, France
Oct 08 In the year 1916 spark Matsunaga, (D-Ha-Sen)
Oct 09 Babe Ruth begins 29 2/3 scoreless World Series innings in the year 1916.
Oct 10 On this day in history benson Fong, Sacramento CA, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart)
Oct 10 In Game 3, Charlie Ebbets becomes the 1st owner to raise the price of World Series grandstand seats to $5-up from $3 in the year 1916.
Oct 12 Boston Red Sox beat Bkln Dodgers, 4 games to 1 in 13th World Series on this day in history.
Oct 13 David Hollestelle, Dutch baritone (Great-Broadcast chorus) in the year 1916.
Oct 14 C Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89) in the year 1916.
Oct 14 Sophomore tackle and guard Paul Robeson is excluded from the Rutgers football team when Washington and Lee University refused to play against a black person in the year 1916.
Oct 16 On this day in history dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus
Oct 16 Klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73 in the year 1916.
Oct 16 Margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn on this day in history.
Oct 17 Dutch women demonstrate for female suffrage on this day in history.
Oct 17 Robert Lowery, Kansas City MO, actor (Murder Over NY) on this day in history.
Oct 18 Peter Shepherd, English contractor/multi-millionaire in the year 1916.
Oct 19 In the year 1916 david Lewis, Pitts Pa, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital)
Oct 21 On this day in history andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack & Retreat)
Oct 21 On this day in history karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated
Oct 21 US Army forms Reserve Officers Training Corps in the year 1916.
Oct 22 On this day in history michael F Howard, British Major-General (Gold Stick to the Queen)
Oct 24 On this day in history moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont
Oct 26 Francois Mitterand, Jarnac France, President of France (1981-95) in the year 1916.
Oct 26 Margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control) on this day in history.
Oct 27 In the year 1916 1st published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety)
Oct 27 Bob de Lange, [Jacob Bernard], Dutch actor/director (Daniel) in the year 1916.
Oct 27 On this day in history hMS Nubian, a tribal Class Royal Navy destroyer. Hit by a torpedo from a German destroyer which destroyed the fore part of the ship.
Oct 27 In the year 1916 the first published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety)
Oct 28 On this day in history first conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated
Oct 28 In the year 1916 jessie Kesson, author