Historical Events In 1916
Sunday, 07 June 2020
Oct 05 Douglas Ranger, surgeon on this day in history.
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 Walt W Rostow, NYC, economist (Politics & Stages of Growth) in the year 1916.
Oct 08 Piper James C. Richardson (16th Cdn. Infanctry Batt.) winds the Victoria Cross at the Somme, France in the year 1916.
Oct 08 Spark Matsunaga, (D-Ha-Sen) in the year 1916.
Oct 09 Babe Ruth begins 29 2/3 scoreless World Series innings on this day in history.
Oct 10 Benson Fong, Sacramento CA, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart) in the year 1916.
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 On this day in history 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.
Oct 16 Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus in the year 1916.
Oct 16 In the year 1916 klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73
Oct 16 In the year 1916 margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn
Oct 17 On this day in history dutch women demonstrate for female suffrage
Oct 17 Robert Lowery, Kansas City MO, actor (Murder Over NY) in the year 1916.
Oct 18 Peter Shepherd, English contractor/multi-millionaire on this day in history.
Oct 19 David Lewis, Pitts Pa, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital) in the year 1916.
Oct 21 Andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack & Retreat) in the year 1916.
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 Michael F Howard, British Major-General (Gold Stick to the Queen) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1916 margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control)
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 In the year 1916 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 The first published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety) in the year 1916.
Oct 28 First conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated in the year 1916.
Oct 28 Jessie Kesson, author on this day in history.