Historical Events In 1916
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Feb 13 On this day in history james Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)
Feb 14 In the year 1916 edward Platt, Staten Island NY, actor (Chief-Get Smart)
Feb 14 Petko J Todorov, Bulgaria writer (Zmejova), dies at 36 in the year 1916.
Feb 15 Nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Feb 15 NY Yankees buy Frank "Home Run" Baker from the Athletics for $37,500 on this day in history.
Feb 16 Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Feb 16 Russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia in the year 1916.
Feb 16 In the year 1916 william Ballard Doggett, jazz musician
Feb 17 On this day in history don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper)
Feb 17 Romberg/Hanley/Atteridge/Smith' musical premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Feb 18 Betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator on this day in history.
Feb 19 On this day in history eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns)
Feb 19 In the year 1916 ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78
Feb 20 In the year 1916 jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners)
Feb 20 In the year 1916 klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71
Feb 21 In the year 1916 battle of Verdun in WW I begins (1 million casualties)
Feb 21 On this day in history the Battle of Verdun (France) begins during WWI.
Feb 23 In the year 1916 congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin
Feb 23 In the year 1916 french artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun
Feb 23 George Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972) in the year 1916.
Feb 23 In the year 1916 george Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71
Feb 24 On this day in history gene Mitchell, museum director
Feb 25 In the year 1916 german troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun
Feb 25 Ian Wallace, British CEO on this day in history.
Feb 26 Germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930 in the year 1916.
Feb 26 On this day in history mordecai Seter, composer
Feb 26 On this day in history mutual signs Charlie Chaplin to a film contract
Feb 26 Russian troops conquer Kermansjah Persia on this day in history.
Feb 28 Henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72 in the year 1916.
Feb 28 On this day in history sS Normanby.built in 1889 for the Ropner Company, the ship was mined and sunk off the Shipwash Lightship.
Feb 29 In the year 1916 edward H J Keurvels, Flemish conductor/composer (Parisina), dies at 62
Mar 01 Germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic in the year 1916.
Mar 02 In the year 1916 anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA)
Mar 02 Elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72 in the year 1916.