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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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   In the year 1916 world War I: Austrian sabotage causes the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Taranto.  

Aug 03   In the year 1916 australian Light Horse in battle of Romani, Egypt  

Aug 03   On this day in history 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   US agrees to buy Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million on this day in history.  

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

Aug 06   In the year 1916 dom[inic] Mintoff, premier Malta  

Aug 07   On this day in history charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36  

Aug 08   In the year 1916 a's set AL record with 19th consecutive loss on road  

Aug 08   Battle for Mouquet Farm in the year 1916.  

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

Aug 12   Picasso, Max Jacob, Kisling, Ortiz & Paquerette photographed in Paris on this day in history.  

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   Aleks Çaçi, Albanian writer on this day in history.  

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Marie Wilson, Anaheim Calif, actress (My Friend Irma) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 22   John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass) on this day in history.  

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   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   Dept of Interior forms National Park Service on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history the US National Park Service is established.  

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   In the year 1916 birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1916.  

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   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   On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

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

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

Jan 22   On this day in history 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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