Historical Events In 1916
Sunday, 25 August 2019
Oct 30 On this day in history silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70
Oct 31 On this day in history carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden
Oct 31 Clare Kummer's "Good Gracious Annabelle," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Nov 01 Paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous "stupidity or treason" speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris StÃ¼rmer government in the year 1916.
Nov 02 In the year 1916 ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France
Nov 03 Treaty establishes British suzerainity over Qatar on this day in history.
Nov 03 Treaty establishes British suzerainty over Qatar in the year 1916.
Nov 04 The birth of Walter Cronkite, Legendary US TV reporter in the year 1916.
Nov 04 In the year 1916 walter Cronkite, St Joseph Mo, news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81)
Nov 05 In the year 1916 emperor Wilhelm II & French Jozef I establishes kingdom of Poland
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 In the year 1916 grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising
Nov 07 Joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes) in the year 1916.
Nov 07 Woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President in the year 1916.
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 In the year 1916 jean Papineau-Couture, composer
Nov 13 Battle of the Somme ends, with a cost of 60,000 Allied lives in the year 1916.
Nov 13 In the year 1916 british offensive at Ancre Belgium
Nov 13 Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.
Nov 13 On this day in history jack Elam, Miami AZ, actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo)
Nov 14 Sherwood Schwartz, Passaic NJ, TV creator (Brady Bunch, Gilligan Is) in the year 1916.
Nov 15 Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados on this day in history.
Nov 16 On this day in history daws Butler, Toledo OH, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound)
Nov 16 Eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff," premieres in NYC in the year 1916.
Nov 17 Winson Hudson, community activist (rural Mississippi) in the year 1916.
Nov 18 Gen Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme in Europe on this day in history.
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) in the year 1916.
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.