Historical Events In 1916
Sunday, 29 November 2020
Aug 01 On this day in history hawaii National Park forms
Aug 01 In the year 1916 viscount Hanworth, barrister
Aug 02 In the year 1916 beatrice Straight, Old Westbury NY, actress (Poltergeist, Nun's Story)
Aug 02 On this day in history hamish MacCunn, composer, dies at 48
Aug 02 World War I: Austrian sabotage causes the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Taranto in the year 1916.
Aug 03 Australian Light Horse in battle of Romani, Egypt in the year 1916.
Aug 03 Roger Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916), executed 51 on this day in history.
Aug 04 Denmark cedes Danish West Indies, including the Virgin Islands, to the US for $25 million on this day in history.
Aug 04 On this day in history uS agrees to buy Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million
Aug 05 George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, composer, dies at 31 in the year 1916.
Aug 06 In the year 1916 dom[inic] Mintoff, premier Malta
Aug 07 Charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36 on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history a's set AL record with 19th consecutive loss on road
Aug 08 On this day in history battle for Mouquet Farm
Aug 10 Turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1916 picasso, Max Jacob, Kisling, Ortiz & Paquerette photographed in Paris
Aug 13 In the year 1916 fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61
Aug 14 Andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow) on this day in history.
Aug 15 On this day in history aleks Çaçi, Albanian writer
Aug 17 Bulgarian offensive in Macedonia on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history eleanor Steber, opera singer
Aug 18 On this day in history edward D Pain, English journalist (NY World), dies in battle at 36
Aug 18 On this day in history elsa Morante, Italy, writer (L'isola di Arturo)
Aug 19 In the year 1916 marie Wilson, Anaheim Calif, actress (My Friend Irma)
Aug 21 William John Raff Hooper, cartoonist in the year 1916.
Aug 22 John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass) in the year 1916.
Aug 23 Military court of Berlin sentences Karl Liebknecht to 4 years in the year 1916.
Aug 24 In the year 1916 anita V Figueredo, physician/humanitarian
Aug 24 Official inauguration of the Australian Comforts Fund (ACF) The ACF coordinated the activities of the various State "patriotic funds" set up in 1914 to collect money to send comfort parcels to service personnel overseas in the year 1916.
Aug 25 Dept of Interior forms National Park Service on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history erich Von Stroheim Jr, actor/director (Napoleon, Sunset Blvd)
Aug 25 In the year 1916 national Park Service established in the Dept of the Interior
Aug 25 On this day in history the US National Park Service is established.
Aug 26 Allan Leslie Merson, historian on this day in history.