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Historical Events In 1916

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Aug 01   On this day in history hawaii National Park forms  

Aug 01   In the year 1916 viscount Hanworth, barrister  

Aug 02   Beatrice Straight, Old Westbury NY, actress (Poltergeist, Nun's Story) on this day in history.  

Aug 02   In the year 1916 hamish MacCunn, composer, dies at 48  

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   In the year 1916 roger Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916), executed 51  

Aug 04   In the year 1916 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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 06   Dom[inic] Mintoff, premier Malta on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 08   Battle for Mouquet Farm on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61  

Aug 14   On this day in history andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow)  

Aug 15   Aleks Çaçi, Albanian writer in the year 1916.  

Aug 17   In the year 1916 bulgarian offensive in Macedonia  

Aug 17   Eleanor Steber, opera singer on this day in history.  

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   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   Military court of Berlin sentences Karl Liebknecht to 4 years on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Anita V Figueredo, physician/humanitarian on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 26   In the year 1916 allan Leslie Merson, historian  

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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   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

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

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