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Historical Events In 1916

Friday, 08 November 2019

Aug 01   On this day in history hawaii National Park forms  

Aug 01   On this day in history viscount Hanworth, barrister  

Aug 02   In the year 1916 beatrice Straight, Old Westbury NY, actress (Poltergeist, Nun's Story)  

Aug 02   Hamish MacCunn, composer, dies at 48 in the year 1916.  

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   In the year 1916 australian Light Horse in battle of Romani, Egypt  

Aug 03   Roger Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916), executed 51 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 04   US agrees to buy Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million in the year 1916.  

Aug 05   In the year 1916 george Sainton Kaye Butterworth, composer, dies at 31  

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

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

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

Aug 08   On this day in history battle for Mouquet Farm  

Aug 10   Turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia on this day in history.  

Aug 12   On this day in history picasso, Max Jacob, Kisling, Ortiz & Paquerette photographed in Paris  

Aug 13   Fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Elsa Morante, Italy, writer (L'isola di Arturo) in the year 1916.  

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

Aug 21   In the year 1916 william John Raff Hooper, cartoonist  

Aug 22   On this day in history john Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)  

Aug 23   In the year 1916 military court of Berlin sentences Karl Liebknecht to 4 years  

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 in the year 1916.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

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

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

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born on this day in history.  

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   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died in the year 1916.  

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 in the year 1916.  

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   In the year 1916 anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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