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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 02   World War I: Austrian sabotage causes the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Taranto in the year 1916.  

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

Aug 03   In the year 1916 roger Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916), executed 51  

Aug 04   Denmark cedes Danish West Indies, including the Virgin Islands, to the US for $25 million in the year 1916.  

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

Aug 05   On this day in history george Sainton Kaye Butterworth, composer, dies at 31  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   A's set AL record with 19th consecutive loss on road in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history picasso, Max Jacob, Kisling, Ortiz & Paquerette photographed in Paris  

Aug 13   On this day in history fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61  

Aug 14   Andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow) in the year 1916.  

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

Aug 17   Bulgarian offensive in Macedonia on this day in history.  

Aug 17   In the year 1916 eleanor Steber, opera singer  

Aug 18   Edward D Pain, English journalist (NY World), dies in battle at 36 in the year 1916.  

Aug 18   On this day in history elsa Morante, Italy, writer (L'isola di Arturo)  

Aug 19   On this day in history marie Wilson, Anaheim Calif, actress (My Friend Irma)  

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

Aug 22   John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass) in the year 1916.  

Aug 23   Military court of Berlin sentences Karl Liebknecht to 4 years on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history anita V Figueredo, physician/humanitarian  

Aug 24   In the year 1916 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  

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   In the year 1916 the US National Park Service is established.  

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   Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Philip Bezanson, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831) died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1916 death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1916 iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   In the year 1916 edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   On this day in history anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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