Historical Events In 1916
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Feb 13 James Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise) in the year 1916.
Feb 14 In the year 1916 edward Platt, Staten Island NY, actor (Chief-Get Smart)
Feb 14 In the year 1916 petko J Todorov, Bulgaria writer (Zmejova), dies at 36
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 in the year 1916.
Feb 16 In the year 1916 jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79
Feb 16 Russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia on this day in history.
Feb 16 William Ballard Doggett, jazz musician on this day in history.
Feb 17 Don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper) on this day in history.
Feb 17 In the year 1916 romberg/Hanley/Atteridge/Smith' musical premieres in NYC
Feb 18 On this day in history betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator
Feb 19 Eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns) in the year 1916.
Feb 19 Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78 in the year 1916.
Feb 20 On this day in history jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners)
Feb 20 Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Feb 21 Battle of Verdun in WW I begins (1 million casualties) in the year 1916.
Feb 21 In the year 1916 the Battle of Verdun (France) begins during WWI.
Feb 23 Congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin in the year 1916.
Feb 23 French artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun in the year 1916.
Feb 23 In the year 1916 george Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972)
Feb 23 In the year 1916 george Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71
Feb 24 Gene Mitchell, museum director in the year 1916.
Feb 25 In the year 1916 german troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun
Feb 25 On this day in history ian Wallace, British CEO
Feb 26 On this day in history germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930
Feb 26 Mordecai Seter, composer in the year 1916.
Feb 26 Mutual signs Charlie Chaplin to a film contract on this day in history.
Feb 26 Russian troops conquer Kermansjah Persia on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72
Feb 28 In the year 1916 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 On this day in history elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72