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.