Historical Events In 1916
Wednesday, 22 January 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 On this day in history hMHS Britannic sinks in the Aegean Sea after a mine explodes, killing 30 people.
Nov 22 In the year 1916 jack London, author, dies at 40
Nov 23 Eduard Napravnik, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1916.
Nov 24 Forrest J Ackerman, invented the term "sci-fi" in the year 1916.
Nov 24 In the year 1916 john Francis Barnett, composer, dies at 79
Nov 26 On this day in history bob Elliot, baseball player
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 1st (German) air attack on London on this day in history.
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 Erwin Rommel marries Lucie "Lu" Mollin in the year 1916.
Nov 29 US declares martial law in Dominican Republic in the year 1916.
Nov 29 On this day in history 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 in the year 1916.
Dec 02 In the year 1916 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 In the year 1916 german army under Gen Mackensen occupies Bucharest
Dec 07 British govt of David Lloyd George forms on this day in history.
Dec 07 In the year 1916 david Lloyd George replaces resigning H.H. Asquith as British PM
Dec 08 Dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep in the year 1916.
Dec 09 On this day in history 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 In the year 1916 p Paul Leroy-Beaulieu, French economist (Economist France), dies at 73
Dec 09 In the year 1916 the birth of Kirk Douglas, American actor
Dec 09 In the year 1916 wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog)
Dec 11 On this day in history david Lloyd George forms British war govt
Dec 12 In the year 1916 worst train disaster ever (Modane France-543 killed)