1916

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
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 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.

Events[edit]

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

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

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

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Troops from New Zealand during WWI.

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Date unknown[edit]

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Date Unknown[edit]

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Nobel Prizes[edit]

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References[edit]

  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. 

Primary sources and year books[edit]