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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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   In the year 1916 hMHS Britannic sinks in the Aegean Sea after a mine explodes, killing 30 people.  

Nov 22   Jack London, author, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Nov 23   In the year 1916 eduard Napravnik, composer, dies at 77  

Nov 24   On this day in history forrest J Ackerman, invented the term "sci-fi"  

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

Nov 26   In the year 1916 bob Elliot, baseball player  

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

Nov 27   On this day in history 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  

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

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

Nov 28   On this day in history lilian Baels, English 2nd wife of Belgian king Leopold III  

Nov 28   Marthinus T Steyn, pres of Orange-Free state (1896-1902), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 29   Valentino Bucchi, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 30   In the year 1916 costa Rica becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.  

Nov 30   On this day in history michael Gwynn, Bath England, actor (Village of Damned, Question 7)  

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 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   In the year 1916 german army under Gen Mackensen occupies Bucharest  

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   On this day in history dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep  

Dec 09   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 in the year 1916.  

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   In the year 1916 wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog)  

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

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   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

Jan 06   In the year 1916 birth of philip Bezanson, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1916 death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

Jan 08   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1916 arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

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   In the year 1916 anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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