Historical Events In 1916
Friday, 14 December 2018
Feb 13 James Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise) on this day in history.
Feb 14 Edward Platt, Staten Island NY, actor (Chief-Get Smart) in the year 1916.
Feb 14 On this day in history 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 in the year 1916.
Feb 16 Russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia in the year 1916.
Feb 16 William Ballard Doggett, jazz musician on this day in history.
Feb 17 Don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper) in the year 1916.
Feb 17 Romberg/Hanley/Atteridge/Smith' musical premieres in NYC in the year 1916.
Feb 18 Betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator in the year 1916.
Feb 19 In the year 1916 eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns)
Feb 19 On this day in history ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78
Feb 20 Jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners) in the year 1916.
Feb 20 Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 Congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin on this day in history.
Feb 23 French artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun in the year 1916.
Feb 23 George Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972) in the year 1916.
Feb 23 George Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Feb 24 Gene Mitchell, museum director in the year 1916.
Feb 25 German troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun on this day in history.
Feb 25 Ian Wallace, British CEO in the year 1916.
Feb 26 Germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930 in the year 1916.
Feb 26 In the year 1916 mordecai Seter, composer
Feb 26 In the year 1916 mutual signs Charlie Chaplin to a film contract
Feb 26 Russian troops conquer Kermansjah Persia in the year 1916.
Feb 28 Henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72 in the year 1916.
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 In the year 1916 elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72