1916

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1916 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1916
MCMXVI
Ab urbe condita2669
Armenian calendar1365
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԵ
Assyrian calendar6666
Bahá'í calendar72–73
Balinese saka calendar1837–1838
Bengali calendar1323
Berber calendar2866
British Regnal yearGeo. 5 – 7 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar2460
Burmese calendar1278
Byzantine calendar7424–7425
Chinese calendar乙卯(Wood Rabbit)
4612 or 4552
    — to —
丙辰年 (Fire Dragon)
4613 or 4553
Coptic calendar1632–1633
Discordian calendar3082
Ethiopian calendar1908–1909
Hebrew calendar5676–5677
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1972–1973
 - Shaka Samvat1837–1838
 - Kali Yuga5016–5017
Holocene calendar11916
Igbo calendar916–917
Iranian calendar1294–1295
Islamic calendar1334–1335
Japanese calendarTaishō 5
(大正5年)
Javanese calendar1846–1847
Juche calendar5
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4249
Minguo calendarROC 5
民國5年
Nanakshahi calendar448
Thai solar calendar2458–2459
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.

Events

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

January

February

March

April

May

May 31June 1:Battle of Jutland between Allies and Germany

June

July

July 1November 18:Battle of the Somme between British and German.

August

September

October

Troops from New Zealand during WWI.

November

December

Date unknown

Sport

In fiction

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date Unknown

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

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

  • Williams, John. The Other Battleground The Home Fronts: Britain, France and Germany 1914-1918 (1972) pp 109-74.

Primary sources and year books