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.

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

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December

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Sport

In fiction

Births

January

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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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December

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Deaths

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December

Nobel Prizes

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