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Historical Events In 1916

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Nov 21   On this day in history franz Josef of Austria, dies  

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   Jack London, author, dies at 40 in the year 1916.  

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

Nov 24   Forrest J Ackerman, invented the term "sci-fi" on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 26   On this day in history greece declares war on Germany  

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   On this day in history james Cutler Dunn Parker, composer, dies at 88  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

Nov 29   On this day in history erwin Rommel marries Lucie "Lu" Mollin  

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

Nov 29   On this day in history valentino Bucchi, composer  

Nov 30   On this day in history 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   In the year 1916 baseballers who are injured now get full pay for duration of contract  

Dec 02   In the year 1916 francesco Paolo Tosti, composer, dies at 69  

Dec 02   John Bentley, Warwickshire England, actor (Chair) on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1916 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   The birth of Kirk Douglas, American actor in the year 1916.  

Dec 09   On this day in history wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog)  

Dec 11   On this day in history david Lloyd George forms British war govt  

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   In the year 1916 birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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

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   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 in the year 1916.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1916 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   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   On this day in history edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   In the year 1916 anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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