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.