Historical Events In 1916
Sunday, 24 September 2023
Oct 30 Silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1916.
Oct 31 In the year 1916 carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden
Oct 31 In the year 1916 clare Kummer's "Good Gracious Annabelle," premieres in NYC
Nov 01 On this day in history paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous "stupidity or treason" speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris StÃ¼rmer government.
Nov 02 On this day in history ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France
Nov 03 On this day in history treaty establishes British suzerainity over Qatar
Nov 03 In the year 1916 treaty establishes British suzerainty over Qatar
Nov 04 The birth of Walter Cronkite, Legendary US TV reporter on this day in history.
Nov 04 Walter Cronkite, St Joseph Mo, news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81) in the year 1916.
Nov 05 Emperor Wilhelm II & French Jozef I establishes kingdom of Poland in the year 1916.
Nov 05 Len Wilkinson, cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II) on this day in history.
Nov 06 Ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers) on this day in history.
Nov 07 Grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes)
Nov 07 In the year 1916 woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President
Nov 08 Frank McGuire, basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons) on this day in history.
Nov 08 HMS Zulu, a Tribal Class Royal Navy destroyer. Disabled by a mine in the Dover Straits which destroyed the after part of the ship. The fore part of HMS Zulu and the aft part of HMS Nubian were salvaged and later joined together to form HMS Zubian. This ship went on to acquire battle honours, to be sold later in 1919 in the year 1916.
Nov 10 In the year 1916 billy May, Pitts Pa, orch leader (Milton Berle Show)
Nov 11 In the year 1916 eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman
Nov 12 Jean Papineau-Couture, composer in the year 1916.
Nov 13 On this day in history battle of the Somme ends, with a cost of 60,000 Allied lives
Nov 13 On this day in history british offensive at Ancre Belgium
Nov 13 In the year 1916 frederik Septimus Kelly, composer, dies at 35
Nov 13 On this day in history jack Elam, Miami AZ, actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo)
Nov 14 On this day in history sherwood Schwartz, Passaic NJ, TV creator (Brady Bunch, Gilligan Is)
Nov 15 On this day in history dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados
Nov 16 In the year 1916 daws Butler, Toledo OH, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound)
Nov 16 On this day in history eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff," premieres in NYC
Nov 17 On this day in history winson Hudson, community activist (rural Mississippi)
Nov 18 Gen Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme in Europe in the year 1916.
Nov 18 In the year 1916 james L Lyons, jazz promoter
Nov 19 Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers) on this day in history.
Nov 20 Ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter on this day in history.
Nov 21 Cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress (In Pyama) on this day in history.