1916

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1916 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1916
MCMXVI
Ab urbe condita 2669
Armenian calendar 1365
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԵ
Assyrian calendar 6666
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.

Contents

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

October

Troops from New Zealand during WWI. New Zealand trench Flers September 1916.jpg
Troops from New Zealand during WWI.

November

December

Date unknown

Sport

In fiction

Births

January

Princess Niloufer The impossibly gorgeous Princess Niloufer (5613874828).jpg
Princess Niloufer
Elena Ceaușescu Elena Ceausescu portrait.jpg
Elena Ceaușescu
P. W. Botha PW Botha 1962.jpg
P. W. Botha
Rafael Caldera Rafael Caldera 1969.jpg
Rafael Caldera

February

Jackie Gleason Jackie Gleason - 1966.jpg
Jackie Gleason
Dinah Shore Dinah Shore in Till the Clouds Roll By cropped.jpg
Dinah Shore

March

Harold Wilson Premier Wilson gaf persconferentie na bespreking in Den Haag , Wilson (kop), Bestanddeelnr 920-1165 (cropped).jpg
Harold Wilson
Christian B. Anfinsen Christian B. Anfinsen, NIH portrait, 1969.jpg
Christian B. Anfinsen

April

Gregory Peck Gregory Peck 1948.jpg
Gregory Peck
Ferruccio Lamborghini Ferruccio Lamborghini.jpg
Ferruccio Lamborghini

May

Glenn Ford Glenn Ford - 1955.jpg
Glenn Ford

June

Dorothy McGuire Studio publicity Dorothy McGuire.jpg
Dorothy McGuire

July

Olivia de Havilland Olivia DeHavilland-2.JPG
Olivia de Havilland
Edward Heath Heathdod.JPG
Edward Heath
Gough Whitlam Gough Whitlam - ACF - crop.jpg
Gough Whitlam
Sandra Gould Sandra Gould 1966.JPG
Sandra Gould

August

September

Roald Dahl Roald Dahl.jpg
Roald Dahl
Aldo Moro Aldo Moro headshot.jpg
Aldo Moro

October

Vitaly Ginzburg Виталий Лазаревич Гинзбург.jpg
Vitaly Ginzburg
François Mitterrand Reagan Mitterrand 1984 (cropped).jpg
François Mitterrand

November

Walter Cronkite Cronkitenasa.PNG
Walter Cronkite
Rogelio de la Rosa Rogelio de la Rosa portrait.jpg
Rogelio de la Rosa
Daws Butler Daws Butler (1976).jpg
Daws Butler
Ramón José Velásquez Ramón J. Velásquez, 2009.jpg
Ramón José Velásquez

December

Kirk Douglas Kirk Douglas (2011).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 María Condesa Lluch Beata Juana Maria Condesa Lluch fundadora.jpg
Blessed Juana María Condesa Lluch
Lorenzo Latorre LorenzoLatorre1875.jpg
Lorenzo Latorre

February

Metropolitan Ioan Mețianu Mitropolitul Ioan Metianu.jpg
Metropolitan Ioan Mețianu
Blessed Ludwika Szczęsna S. Klara Ludwika Szczęsna.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
Vladimír Jindřich Bufka Vladimir Jindrich Bufka.jpg
Vladimír Jindřich Bufka
Ivan Franko Іван Франко.jpg
Ivan Franko

June

Yuan Shikai Yuan shikai.jpg
Yuan Shikai
Alberto Elmore Fernández de Córdoba 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 Ségur Pierre de Ségur 1914.jpg
Pierre de Ségur
Umberto Boccioni Umberto Boccioni, portrait photograph.jpg
Umberto Boccioni

September

Gennady Ladyzhensky Портрет художника Геннадия Александровича Ладыженского кисти Н. Д. Кузнецова.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 Beirão PCdMVeigaBeirão.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 Biała Honorat Koźmiński.png
Blessed Honorat da Biała
King Thibaw Min Konbang-Thibaw.jpg
King Thibaw Min
Saint Albert Chmielowski Brat Albert.png
Saint Albert Chmielowski
Rasputin PA.jpg
Sulergitski L A 1910x.jpg
Servant of God Grigori Rasputin and Leopold Sulerzhitsky died on December 30, 1916

Nobel Prizes

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References

  1. Bailey, Peter (2005-12-15). "Torpedoed on the crossing to Dieppe". Sussex Express. Lewes. Retrieved 2013-08-23.
  2. The Hutchinson Factfinder. Helicon. 1999. p. 483. ISBN   1-85986-000-1.
  3. "Woodrow Wilson". Scouting.org. 1916-06-15. Retrieved 2015-12-10.
  4. Sheffield, Gary (2003). The Somme. Cassell. p. 68. ISBN   0-304-36649-8.
  5. "See you at the Piggly Wiggly". Pink Palace Family of Museums. Archived from the original on 2007-10-14. Retrieved 2007-10-22.

Further reading

Primary sources and year books