Historical Events In 1916
Friday, 29 September 2023
Aug 01 Hawaii National Park forms in the year 1916.
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 Hamish MacCunn, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.
Aug 02 On this day in history world War I: Austrian sabotage causes the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Taranto.
Aug 03 In the year 1916 australian Light Horse in battle of Romani, Egypt
Aug 03 On this day in history roger Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916), executed 51
Aug 04 Denmark cedes Danish West Indies, including the Virgin Islands, to the US for $25 million in the year 1916.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 06 Dom[inic] Mintoff, premier Malta on this day in history.
Aug 07 On this day in history charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36
Aug 08 A's set AL record with 19th consecutive loss on road on this day in history.
Aug 08 Battle for Mouquet Farm on this day in history.
Aug 10 Turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia on this day in history.
Aug 12 Picasso, Max Jacob, Kisling, Ortiz & Paquerette photographed in Paris on this day in history.
Aug 13 In the year 1916 fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61
Aug 14 Andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow) in the year 1916.
Aug 15 Aleks Ã‡aÃ§i, Albanian writer in the year 1916.
Aug 17 Bulgarian offensive in Macedonia in the year 1916.
Aug 17 On this day in history eleanor Steber, opera singer
Aug 18 In the year 1916 edward D Pain, English journalist (NY World), dies in battle at 36
Aug 18 Elsa Morante, Italy, writer (L'isola di Arturo) on this day in history.
Aug 19 In the year 1916 marie Wilson, Anaheim Calif, actress (My Friend Irma)
Aug 21 In the year 1916 william John Raff Hooper, cartoonist
Aug 22 On this day in history john Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)
Aug 23 Military court of Berlin sentences Karl Liebknecht to 4 years in the year 1916.
Aug 24 On this day in history 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 In the year 1916 erich Von Stroheim Jr, actor/director (Napoleon, Sunset Blvd)
Aug 25 National Park Service established in the Dept of the Interior on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1916 the US National Park Service is established.
Aug 26 Allan Leslie Merson, historian on this day in history.