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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Nov 21   Franz Josef of Austria, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 21   Franz Jozef I, King of Austria/Hungary, dies in the year 1916.  

Nov 21   On this day in history hMHS Britannic sinks in the Aegean Sea after a mine explodes, killing 30 people.  

Nov 22   In the year 1916 jack London, author, dies at 40  

Nov 23   Eduard Napravnik, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1916.  

Nov 24   In the year 1916 forrest J Ackerman, invented the term "sci-fi"  

Nov 24   John Francis Barnett, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Nov 26   Bob Elliot, baseball player on this day in history.  

Nov 26   Greece declares war on Germany in the year 1916.  

Nov 27   City of Birmingham, an Ellerman Lines ship, of 7,498 grt, and built by Palmers of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1911, she was torpedoed by the German submarine U32, 90 miles south-east of Malta while bound from Liverpool to Karachi. with 315 passengers and crew on board, 4 lost their lives, all crew in the year 1916.  

Nov 27   James Cutler Dunn Parker, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Nov 28   1st (German) air attack on London in the year 1916.  

Nov 28   Lilian Baels, English 2nd wife of Belgian king Leopold III in the year 1916.  

Nov 28   In the year 1916 marthinus T Steyn, pres of Orange-Free state (1896-1902), dies at 59  

Nov 29   Erwin Rommel marries Lucie "Lu" Mollin on this day in history.  

Nov 29   In the year 1916 uS declares martial law in Dominican Republic  

Nov 29   In the year 1916 valentino Bucchi, composer  

Nov 30   Costa Rica becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty in the year 1916.  

Nov 30   Michael Gwynn, Bath England, actor (Village of Damned, Question 7) on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer, dies at 58 in the year 1916.  

Dec 02   Baseballers who are injured now get full pay for duration of contract in the year 1916.  

Dec 02   Francesco Paolo Tosti, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1916 john Bentley, Warwickshire England, actor (Chair)  

Dec 05   Hans Richter, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1916.  

Dec 06   German army under Gen Mackensen occupies Bucharest on this day in history.  

Dec 07   British govt of David Lloyd George forms on this day in history.  

Dec 07   David Lloyd George replaces resigning H.H. Asquith as British PM in the year 1916.  

Dec 08   Dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep in the year 1916.  

Dec 09   On this day in history canadian Pacific inaugurates the 5-mile Connaught Tunnel which eliminated the old route over Rogers Pass and shortened the line through the Selkirk Mountains by 4 1/2 miles.  

Dec 09   In the year 1916 p Paul Leroy-Beaulieu, French economist (Economist France), dies at 73  

Dec 09   On this day in history the birth of Kirk Douglas, American actor  

Dec 09   Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog) in the year 1916.  

Dec 11   David Lloyd George forms British war govt in the year 1916.  

Dec 12   Worst train disaster ever (Modane France-543 killed) in the year 1916.  

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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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 08   In the year 1916 death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

Jan 14   On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

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

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1916.  

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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