What Happened on December 26, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Joseph Joffre becomes marshal of France

Famous Birthdays

  • Helmut Eder, Austrian composer, born in Linz (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81
  • Frank Penn, cricketer (one Test for England v Australia 1880), dies