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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Aug 01   On this day in history hawaii National Park forms  

Aug 01   On this day in history viscount Hanworth, barrister  

Aug 02   On this day in history beatrice Straight, Old Westbury NY, actress (Poltergeist, Nun's Story)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 04   On this day in history uS agrees to buy Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million  

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

Aug 06   On this day in history dom[inic] Mintoff, premier Malta  

Aug 07   Charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 08   In the year 1916 battle for Mouquet Farm  

Aug 10   Turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia in the year 1916.  

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   Andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow) on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history aleks Çaçi, Albanian writer  

Aug 17   Bulgarian offensive in Macedonia in the year 1916.  

Aug 17   Eleanor Steber, opera singer in the year 1916.  

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

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

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   Military court of Berlin sentences Karl Liebknecht to 4 years in the year 1916.  

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

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   In the year 1916 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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 26   Allan Leslie Merson, historian in the year 1916.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1916.  

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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