Historical Events In 1916
Wednesday, 25 November 2020
Feb 13 On this day in history james Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)
Feb 14 On this day in history 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 On this day in history nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer, dies at 73
Feb 15 On this day in history nY Yankees buy Frank "Home Run" Baker from the Athletics for $37,500
Feb 16 Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Feb 16 Russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia on this day in history.
Feb 16 William Ballard Doggett, jazz musician in the year 1916.
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) on this day in history.
Feb 19 In the year 1916 ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78
Feb 20 Jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners) on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Feb 21 The Battle of Verdun (France) begins during WWI on this day in history.
Feb 23 Congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin in the year 1916.
Feb 23 On this day in history french artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun
Feb 23 In the year 1916 george Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972)
Feb 23 George Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1916.
Feb 26 Germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1916 russian troops conquer Kermansjah Persia
Feb 28 In the year 1916 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 Edward H J Keurvels, Flemish conductor/composer (Parisina), dies at 62 in the year 1916.
Mar 01 Germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic in the year 1916.
Mar 02 Anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA) on this day in history.
Mar 02 Elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72 in the year 1916.