1916

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Gregorian calendar 1916
MCMXVI
Ab urbe condita 2669
Armenian calendar 1365
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Bahá'í calendar 72–73
Balinese saka calendar 1837–1838
Bengali calendar 1323
Berber calendar 2866
British Regnal year 6  Geo. 5   7  Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2460
Burmese calendar 1278
Byzantine calendar 7424–7425
Chinese calendar 乙卯(Wood  Rabbit)
4612 or 4552
     to 
丙辰年 (Fire  Dragon)
4613 or 4553
Coptic calendar 1632–1633
Discordian calendar 3082
Ethiopian calendar 1908–1909
Hebrew calendar 5676–5677
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1972–1973
 - Shaka Samvat 1837–1838
 - Kali Yuga 5016–5017
Holocene calendar 11916
Igbo calendar 916–917
Iranian calendar 1294–1295
Islamic calendar 1334–1335
Japanese calendar Taishō 5
(大正5年)
Javanese calendar 1846–1847
Juche calendar 5
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4249
Minguo calendar ROC 5
民國5年
Nanakshahi calendar 448
Thai solar calendar 2458–2459
Tibetan calendar 阴木兔年
(female Wood-Rabbit)
2042 or 1661 or 889
     to 
阳火龙年
(male Fire-Dragon)
2043 or 1662 or 890

1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar  and a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1916th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 916th year of the 2nd millennium, the 16th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1916, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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Events

Below, the events of the First World War have the "WWI" prefix.

January

February

March

April

Proclamation of the Irish Republic distributed during the Easter Rising Easter Proclamation of 1916.png
Proclamation of the Irish Republic distributed during the Easter Rising

May

May 31-June 1:Battle of Jutland between Allies and Germany Map of the Battle of Jutland, 1916.svg
May 31 June 1:Battle of Jutland between Allies and Germany

June

July

July 1-November 18:Battle of the Somme between British and German. Map of the Battle of the Somme, 1916.svg
July 1 November 18:Battle of the Somme between British and German.

August

September

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Troops from New Zealand during WWI.

October

November

Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) marching to the trenches, November 1916 The Battle of the Somme, July-november 1916 Q1608.jpg
Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) marching to the trenches, November 1916

December

Date unknown

Sport

In fiction

Births

January

Princess Niloufer The impossibly gorgeous Princess Niloufer (5613874828).jpg
Princess Niloufer
Elena Ceausescu Elena Ceausescu portrait.jpg
Elena Ceaușescu
P. W. Botha PW Botha 1962.jpg
P. W. Botha
Rafael Caldera 1979. Febrero, 2. Doctorado Honoris Causa en la Universidad de Lovaina, Belgica.jpg
Rafael Caldera

February

Jackie Gleason Jackie Gleason - 1966.jpg
Jackie Gleason
Dinah Shore Dinah Shore - promo.jpg
Dinah Shore

March

Paul Halmos Paul Halmos.jpeg
Paul Halmos
Harold Wilson Harold Wilson.jpg
Harold Wilson
Christian B. Anfinsen Christian B. Anfinsen, NIH portrait, 1969.jpg
Christian B. Anfinsen
Eugene McCarthy EugeneMcCarthy.jpg
Eugene McCarthy

April

Gregory Peck Gregory Peck 1948.jpg
Gregory Peck
Alberto Ginastera Fotografia del compositor argentino Alberto Ginastera.jpg
Alberto Ginastera
Ferruccio Lamborghini Ferruccio Lamborghini.jpg
Ferruccio Lamborghini

May

Glenn Ford Glenn Ford - 1955.jpg
Glenn Ford
Joao Havelange Joao Havelange.jpg
João Havelange
Ephraim Katzir EKatzir771.jpg
Ephraim Katzir
Bernard Lewis Bernard Lewis in 2012 (2).JPG
Bernard Lewis

June

Hamani Diori Hamani Diori 1968b.jpg
Hamani Diori
Francis Crick Francis Crick crop.jpg
Francis Crick
Robert McNamara Robert McNamara official portrait.jpg
Robert McNamara
Dorothy McGuire Studio publicity Dorothy McGuire.jpg
Dorothy McGuire
Len Hutton Len Hutton 1951.jpg
Len Hutton

July

Olivia de Havilland Olivia DeHavilland-2.JPG
Olivia de Havilland
Edward Heath Edward Heath 4 Allan Warren.jpg
Edward Heath
Alexander Prokhorov Aleksandr Prokhorov.jpg
Alexander Prokhorov
Gough Whitlam Gough Whitlam - ACF - crop.jpg
Gough Whitlam
Sandra Gould Sandra Gould 1966.JPG
Sandra Gould
Keenan Wynn Keenan Wynn - publicity.JPG
Keenan Wynn

August

Zein Al-Sharaf Talal Zein Sharaf portrait.jpg
Zein Al-Sharaf Talal
Dom Mintoff Dom Mintoff (1974).jpg
Dom Mintoff
Neagu Djuvara Neagu Djuvara.JPG
Neagu Djuvara
George Rosenkranz George Rosenkranz crop 2013 13-2744-1 1247.jpg
George Rosenkranz
Van Johnson Van Johnson Modern Screen 1946.jpg
Van Johnson
Jack Vance Jack Vance Boat Skipper.jpg
Jack Vance

September

Roald Dahl Roald Dahl.jpg
Roald Dahl
Aldo Moro Aldo Moro headshot.jpg
Aldo Moro
Peter Finch Peter Finch 2.jpg
Peter Finch

October

Vitaly Ginzburg Vitalii Lazarevich Ginzburg.jpg
Vitaly Ginzburg
Francois Mitterrand President Mitterand bij slotzitting Europa Congres Mitterand, kop, Bestanddeelnr 934-2444 (portrait crop).jpg
François Mitterrand

November

Walter Cronkite Walter Cronkite (1985).jpg
Walter Cronkite
Evelyn Keyes Evelyn keyes in 99 river street.jpg
Evelyn Keyes
Ramon Jose Velasquez Ramon J. Velasquez, 2009.jpg
Ramón José Velásquez

December

Kristjan Eldjarn Kristjan Eldjarn (1982).jpg
Kristján Eldjárn
Kirk Douglas Kirk douglas photo signed.JPG
Kirk Douglas
Betty Grable Betty Grable - 1951.JPG
Betty Grable

Date Unknown

Deaths

January

Patriarch Cyril VIII Geha Cyril VIII Geha.jpg
Patriarch Cyril VIII Geha
Blessed Juana Maria Condesa Lluch Beata Juana Maria Condesa Lluch fundadora.jpg
Blessed Juana María Condesa Lluch
Lorenzo Latorre LorenzoLatorre1875.jpg
Lorenzo Latorre

February

Metropolitan Ioan Metianu Mitropolitul Ioan Metianu.jpg
Metropolitan Ioan Mețianu
Blessed Ludwika Szczesna S. Klara Ludwika Szczesna.jpg
Blessed Ludwika Szczęsna
Ernst Mach Ernst Mach 01.jpg
Ernst Mach

March

Franz Marc FranzMarccropped.jpg
Franz Marc
Herman Gesellius Herman Gesellius.jpg
Herman Gesellius

April

Prince Leopold Clement of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Leopold Clement.JPG
Prince Leopold Clement of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

May

Karl Schwarzschild Schwarzschild.jpg
Karl Schwarzschild
James Connolly James Connolly2.jpg
James Connolly
Vladimir Jindrich Bufka Vladimir Jindrich Bufka.jpg
Vladimír Jindřich Bufka
Ivan Franko Ivan Franko.jpg
Ivan Franko

June

Yuan Shikai Yuan shikai.jpg
Yuan Shikai
Alberto Elmore Fernandez de Cordoba Alberto Elmore.jpg
Alberto Elmore Fernández de Córdoba

July

Servant of God Jeremiah Lomnytskyj Lomnyckyj.jpg
Servant of God Jeremiah Lomnytskyj
Cesare Battisti Cesare Battisti, Milano, 1915 (portrait).jpg
Cesare Battisti
William Ramsay William Ramsay.jpg
William Ramsay

August

Pierre de Segur Pierre de Segur 1914.jpg
Pierre de Ségur
Umberto Boccioni Umberto Boccioni, portrait photograph.jpg
Umberto Boccioni

September

Gennady Ladyzhensky Portret khudozhnika Gennadiia Aleksandrovicha Ladyzhenskogo kisti N. D. Kuznetsova.jpg
Gennady Ladyzhensky
Gerald Arbuthnot Gerald archibald arbuthnot.jpeg
Gerald Arbuthnot

October

Blessed Isidore De Loor Isidore.jpg
Blessed Isidore De Loor
King Otto of Bavaria OttoIBeieren.jpg
King Otto of Bavaria

November

Prince Mircea of Romania Princess Ileana and Prince Mircea.jpeg
Prince Mircea of Romania
Prince Heinrich of Bavaria Heinrichofbavaria.jpg
Prince Heinrich of Bavaria
Francisco da Veiga Beirao PCdMVeigaBeirao.jpg
Francisco da Veiga Beirão
Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria Emperor Francis Joseph.jpg
Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria
Jack London Jack London young.jpg
Jack London

December

Blessed Charles de Foucauld Charles de Foucauld.jpg
Blessed Charles de Foucauld
Blessed Giulia Valle Giulia Nemesia Valle.jpg
Blessed Giulia Valle
Blessed Honorat da Biala Honorat Kozminski.png
Blessed Honorat da Biała
King Thibaw Min Thibaw Min.jpg
King Thibaw Min
Saint Albert Chmielowski Brat Albert.png
Saint Albert Chmielowski
Grigori Rasputin Rasputin PA.jpg
Grigori Rasputin

Nobel Prizes

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1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1946th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 946th year of the 2nd millennium, the 46th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1940s decade.

1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1959th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 959th year of the 2nd millennium, the 59th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1950s decade.

1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1956th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 956th year of the 2nd millennium, the 56th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1950s decade.

1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1936th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 936th year of the 2nd millennium, the 36th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1930s decade.

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1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1937th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 937th year of the 2nd millennium, the 37th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1930s decade.

1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1915th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 915th year of the 2nd millennium, the 15th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1915, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1940th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 940th year of the 2nd millennium, the 40th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1940s decade.

1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1955th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 955th year of the 2nd millennium, the 55th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1950s decade.

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1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1925th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 925th year of the 2nd millennium, the 25th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1920s decade.

1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1934th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 934th year of the 2nd millennium, the 34th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1930s decade.

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Further reading

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