On This Day

November 21, 1916 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • HMHS Britannic sinks in the Aegean Sea after a mine explodes, killing 30 people

Deaths in History


Person of interestFranz Joseph I

Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia (1848-1916), dies of pneumonia at 86 after catching a cold taking a walk

Austro-Hungarian Emperor Franz Joseph I
Austro-Hungarian Emperor
Franz Joseph I