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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Nov 21   Franz Josef of Austria, dies in the year 1916.  

Nov 21   Franz Jozef I, King of Austria/Hungary, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 21   HMHS Britannic sinks in the Aegean Sea after a mine explodes, killing 30 people in the year 1916.  

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

Nov 23   Eduard Napravnik, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 24   John Francis Barnett, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1916.  

Nov 26   Bob Elliot, baseball player in the year 1916.  

Nov 26   Greece declares war on Germany on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 1st (German) air attack on London  

Nov 28   Lilian Baels, English 2nd wife of Belgian king Leopold III on this day in history.  

Nov 28   On this day in history 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   US declares martial law in Dominican Republic in the year 1916.  

Nov 29   In the year 1916 valentino Bucchi, composer  

Nov 30   Costa Rica becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 02   On this day in history baseballers who are injured now get full pay for duration of contract  

Dec 02   Francesco Paolo Tosti, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1916.  

Dec 02   John Bentley, Warwickshire England, actor (Chair) in the year 1916.  

Dec 05   In the year 1916 hans Richter, composer, dies at 73  

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   In the year 1916 david Lloyd George replaces resigning H.H. Asquith as British PM  

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

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

Dec 09   In the year 1916 the birth of Kirk Douglas, American actor  

Dec 09   Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog) on this day in history.  

Dec 11   In the year 1916 david Lloyd George forms British war govt  

Dec 12   Worst train disaster ever (Modane France-543 killed) on this day in history.  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1916 iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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