What Happened on August 1, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Annie Besant founds the India Home Rule League
  • Hawaii National Park forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne H├ębert, French Canadian author and poet (Kamouraska), born in Sainte-Catherine-de-Fossambault, Quebec, Canada (d. 2000)
  • David Pollock, Viscount Hanworth, British barrister (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Newberry, South African cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies