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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 09 August 2020

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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 04   In the year 1916 uS agrees to buy Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million  

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

Aug 06   Dom[inic] Mintoff, premier Malta in the year 1916.  

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

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

Aug 08   Battle for Mouquet Farm in the year 1916.  

Aug 10   In the year 1916 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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history eleanor Steber, opera singer  

Aug 18   On this day in history edward D Pain, English journalist (NY World), dies in battle at 36  

Aug 18   In the year 1916 elsa Morante, Italy, writer (L'isola di Arturo)  

Aug 19   In the year 1916 marie Wilson, Anaheim Calif, actress (My Friend Irma)  

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   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   Dept of Interior forms National Park Service in the year 1916.  

Aug 25   On this day in history erich Von Stroheim Jr, actor/director (Napoleon, Sunset Blvd)  

Aug 25   In the year 1916 national Park Service established in the Dept of the Interior  

Aug 25   The US National Park Service is established on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1916 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   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died in the year 1916.  

Jan 14   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   In the year 1916 arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1916.  

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