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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 05 July 2020

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

Nov 21   On this day in history 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   Jack London, author, dies at 40 in the year 1916.  

Nov 23   Eduard Napravnik, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Nov 24   On this day in history forrest J Ackerman, invented the term "sci-fi"  

Nov 24   John Francis Barnett, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history james Cutler Dunn Parker, composer, dies at 88  

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   Marthinus T Steyn, pres of Orange-Free state (1896-1902), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Nov 29   In the year 1916 erwin Rommel marries Lucie "Lu" Mollin  

Nov 29   On this day in history uS declares martial law in Dominican Republic  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 01   On this day in history 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   John Bentley, Warwickshire England, actor (Chair) on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history hans Richter, composer, dies at 73  

Dec 06   German army under Gen Mackensen occupies Bucharest on this day in history.  

Dec 07   In the year 1916 british govt of David Lloyd George forms  

Dec 07   David Lloyd George replaces resigning H.H. Asquith as British PM on this day in history.  

Dec 08   In the year 1916 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   In the year 1916 p Paul Leroy-Beaulieu, French economist (Economist France), dies at 73  

Dec 09   The birth of Kirk Douglas, American actor on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1916 birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born in the year 1916.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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