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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 09 April 2020

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

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   In the year 1916 jack London, author, dies at 40  

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

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

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

Nov 26   Bob Elliot, baseball player on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1916.  

Nov 28   1st (German) air attack on London in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

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

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

Nov 30   Costa Rica becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty in the year 1916.  

Nov 30   Michael Gwynn, Bath England, actor (Village of Damned, Question 7) in the year 1916.  

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

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

Dec 05   Hans Richter, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1916.  

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

Dec 07   On this day in history british govt of David Lloyd George forms  

Dec 07   In the year 1916 david Lloyd George replaces resigning H.H. Asquith as British PM  

Dec 08   Dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep on this day in history.  

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   P Paul Leroy-Beaulieu, French economist (Economist France), dies at 73 in the year 1916.  

Dec 09   In the year 1916 the birth of Kirk Douglas, American actor  

Dec 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

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

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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 29   In the year 1916 edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1916.  

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