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Historical Events In 1916

Saturday, 16 January 2021

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

Nov 21   In the year 1916 franz Jozef I, King of Austria/Hungary, dies  

Nov 21   HMHS Britannic sinks in the Aegean Sea after a mine explodes, killing 30 people in the year 1916.  

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

Nov 23   On this day in history eduard Napravnik, composer, dies at 77  

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

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   Greece declares war on Germany on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1916 erwin Rommel marries Lucie "Lu" Mollin  

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   In the year 1916 costa Rica becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.  

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

Dec 02   Francesco Paolo Tosti, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history 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   Dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep on this day in history.  

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   Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1916 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 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   On this day in history death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

Jan 08   In the year 1916 death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

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

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

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