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Historical Events In 1916

Monday, 21 January 2019

Aug 01   Hawaii National Park forms in the year 1916.  

Aug 01   On this day in history viscount Hanworth, barrister  

Aug 02   Beatrice Straight, Old Westbury NY, actress (Poltergeist, Nun's Story) in the year 1916.  

Aug 02   In the year 1916 hamish MacCunn, composer, dies at 48  

Aug 02   On this day in history world War I: Austrian sabotage causes the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Taranto.  

Aug 03   Australian Light Horse in battle of Romani, Egypt in the year 1916.  

Aug 03   Roger Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916), executed 51 in the year 1916.  

Aug 04   Denmark cedes Danish West Indies, including the Virgin Islands, to the US for $25 million on this day in history.  

Aug 04   US agrees to buy Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million on this day in history.  

Aug 05   George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, composer, dies at 31 in the year 1916.  

Aug 06   Dom[inic] Mintoff, premier Malta on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36 in the year 1916.  

Aug 08   A's set AL record with 19th consecutive loss on road on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Battle for Mouquet Farm on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia  

Aug 12   Picasso, Max Jacob, Kisling, Ortiz & Paquerette photographed in Paris in the year 1916.  

Aug 13   In the year 1916 fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61  

Aug 14   In the year 1916 andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow)  

Aug 15   Aleks Çaçi, Albanian writer in the year 1916.  

Aug 17   Bulgarian offensive in Macedonia in the year 1916.  

Aug 17   In the year 1916 eleanor Steber, opera singer  

Aug 18   Edward D Pain, English journalist (NY World), dies in battle at 36 on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Elsa Morante, Italy, writer (L'isola di Arturo) on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Marie Wilson, Anaheim Calif, actress (My Friend Irma) in the year 1916.  

Aug 21   William John Raff Hooper, cartoonist on this day in history.  

Aug 22   In the year 1916 john Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)  

Aug 23   On this day in history military court of Berlin sentences Karl Liebknecht to 4 years  

Aug 24   Anita V Figueredo, physician/humanitarian on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Official inauguration of the Australian Comforts Fund (ACF) The ACF coordinated the activities of the various State "patriotic funds" set up in 1914 to collect money to send comfort parcels to service personnel overseas on this day in history.  

Aug 25   On this day in history dept of Interior forms National Park Service  

Aug 25   Erich Von Stroheim Jr, actor/director (Napoleon, Sunset Blvd) in the year 1916.  

Aug 25   National Park Service established in the Dept of the Interior in the year 1916.  

Aug 25   The US National Park Service is established in the year 1916.  

Aug 26   In the year 1916 allan Leslie Merson, historian  

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Famous Birthdays In 1916

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1916 birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of philip Bezanson, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

Jan 08   In the year 1916 death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 in the year 1916.  

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1916.  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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