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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

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

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   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   On this day in history greece declares war on Germany  

Nov 27   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 in the year 1916.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Marthinus T Steyn, pres of Orange-Free state (1896-1902), dies at 59 in the year 1916.  

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

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

Nov 29   Valentino Bucchi, composer in the year 1916.  

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

Nov 30   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 09   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

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   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   On this day in history death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died in the year 1916.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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