Historical Events In 1916
Thursday, 24 September 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 On this day in history russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia
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 On this day in history romberg/Hanley/Atteridge/Smith' musical premieres in NYC
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 Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78 in the year 1916.
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 in the year 1916.
Feb 21 In the year 1916 battle of Verdun in WW I begins (1 million casualties)
Feb 21 The Battle of Verdun (France) begins during WWI in the year 1916.
Feb 23 On this day in history congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin
Feb 23 French artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun on this day in history.
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 Gene Mitchell, museum director on this day in history.
Feb 25 German troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun on this day in history.
Feb 25 Ian Wallace, British CEO on this day in history.
Feb 26 Germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930 on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1916 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 in the year 1916.
Feb 28 Henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72 in the year 1916.
Feb 28 SS Normanby.built in 1889 for the Ropner Company, the ship was mined and sunk off the Shipwash Lightship in the year 1916.
Feb 29 On this day in history edward H J Keurvels, Flemish conductor/composer (Parisina), dies at 62
Mar 01 Germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic on this day in history.
Mar 02 On this day in history anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA)
Mar 02 In the year 1916 elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72