Historical Events In 1916
Saturday, 23 February 2019
Feb 13 In the year 1916 james Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)
Feb 14 Edward Platt, Staten Island NY, actor (Chief-Get Smart) on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1916 petko J Todorov, Bulgaria writer (Zmejova), dies at 36
Feb 15 Nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1916.
Feb 15 NY Yankees buy Frank "Home Run" Baker from the Athletics for $37,500 in the year 1916.
Feb 16 Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79 in the year 1916.
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 On this day in history don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper)
Feb 17 Romberg/Hanley/Atteridge/Smith' musical premieres in NYC in the year 1916.
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 Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1916 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 On this day in history the Battle of Verdun (France) begins during WWI.
Feb 23 Congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin in the year 1916.
Feb 23 In the year 1916 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 in the year 1916.
Feb 24 In the year 1916 gene Mitchell, museum director
Feb 25 On this day in history german troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun
Feb 25 On this day in history ian Wallace, British CEO
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 Mutual signs Charlie Chaplin to a film contract in the year 1916.
Feb 26 In the year 1916 russian troops conquer Kermansjah Persia
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 On this day in history edward H J Keurvels, Flemish conductor/composer (Parisina), dies at 62
Mar 01 In the year 1916 germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic
Mar 02 Anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA) in the year 1916.
Mar 02 Elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72 in the year 1916.