Historical Events In 1916
Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Feb 13 James Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise) in the year 1916.
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 In the year 1916 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 on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1916 william Ballard Doggett, jazz musician
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 on this day in history.
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 Jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners) on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1916 klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71
Feb 21 Battle of Verdun in WW I begins (1 million casualties) on this day in history.
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 French artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun on this day in history.
Feb 23 George Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972) on this day in history.
Feb 23 George Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Feb 24 Gene Mitchell, museum director on this day in history.
Feb 25 German troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun in the year 1916.
Feb 25 In the year 1916 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 on this day in history.
Feb 26 Mutual signs Charlie Chaplin to a film contract in the year 1916.
Feb 26 On this day in history 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 In the year 1916 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 on this day in history.