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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

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

Nov 21   In the year 1916 franz Jozef I, King of Austria/Hungary, dies  

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

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   In the year 1916 john Francis Barnett, composer, dies at 79  

Nov 26   On this day in history bob Elliot, baseball player  

Nov 26   In the year 1916 greece declares war on Germany  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 27   James Cutler Dunn Parker, composer, dies at 88 in the year 1916.  

Nov 28   1st (German) air attack on London on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 29   In the year 1916 erwin Rommel marries Lucie "Lu" Mollin  

Nov 29   On this day in history uS declares martial law in Dominican Republic  

Nov 29   Valentino Bucchi, composer in the year 1916.  

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) in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

Dec 05   On this day in history hans Richter, composer, dies at 73  

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

Dec 07   In the year 1916 british govt of David Lloyd George forms  

Dec 07   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Dec 11   On this day in history 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   Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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