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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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

Nov 21   On this day in history franz Jozef I, King of Austria/Hungary, dies  

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

Nov 22   On this day in history jack London, author, dies at 40  

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

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

Nov 24   On this day in history john Francis Barnett, composer, dies at 79  

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

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

Nov 27   In the year 1916 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   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   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 in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer, dies at 58  

Dec 02   In the year 1916 baseballers who are injured now get full pay for duration of contract  

Dec 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1916.  

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

Dec 07   David Lloyd George replaces resigning H.H. Asquith as British PM in the year 1916.  

Dec 08   On this day in history dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep  

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   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   Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog) in the year 1916.  

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

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   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1916 death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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