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Historical Events In 1916

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Nov 21   In the year 1916 franz Josef of Austria, dies  

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

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 in the year 1916.  

Nov 24   Forrest J Ackerman, invented the term "sci-fi" in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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   In the year 1916 1st (German) air attack on London  

Nov 28   In the year 1916 lilian Baels, English 2nd wife of Belgian king Leopold III  

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 in the year 1916.  

Nov 29   US declares martial law in Dominican Republic on this day in history.  

Nov 29   In the year 1916 valentino Bucchi, composer  

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

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

Dec 01   In the year 1916 charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer, dies at 58  

Dec 02   Baseballers who are injured now get full pay for duration of contract on this day in history.  

Dec 02   On this day in history francesco Paolo Tosti, composer, dies at 69  

Dec 02   On this day in history john Bentley, Warwickshire England, actor (Chair)  

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

Dec 06   On this day in history german army under Gen Mackensen occupies Bucharest  

Dec 07   British govt of David Lloyd George forms in the year 1916.  

Dec 07   On this day in history 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   P Paul Leroy-Beaulieu, French economist (Economist France), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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   David Lloyd George forms British war govt on this day in history.  

Dec 12   On this day in history worst train disaster ever (Modane France-543 killed)  

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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   On this day in history birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 14   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1916.  

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