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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1916.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1916: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1916?


Events

  • 03 Feb 1916 Tristan Tzar publishes Dada-manifest in Zurich Switzerland.
  • 05 Feb 1916 Enrico Caruso recorded "O Sole Mio" for the Victor Talking Machine Company.
  • 08 Feb 1916 French cruiser "Admiral Charner" torpedoed off Syrian coast, kills 374.
  • 09 Feb 1916 6.00 p.m. ampndash Tristan Tzara quotfoundsquot the art movement Dadaism (according to Hans Arp).
  • 11 Feb 1916 Emma Goldman is arrested for lecturing on birth control.
  • 15 Feb 1916 New York Yankees buy Frank "Home Run" Baker from the Athletics for $37,500.
  • 16 Feb 1916 Russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia.
  • 21 Feb 1916 Battle of Verdun (WWI) begins (one million casualties).
  • 23 Feb 1916 French artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun.
  • 25 Feb 1916 German troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun.
  • 26 Feb 1916 Mutual signs Charlie Chaplin to a film contract
  • 29 Feb 1916 Child labor: In South Carolina, the minimum working age for factory, mill, and mine workers is raised from twelve to fourteen years old.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in February 1916?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Perfect Day
  2. - My Own Home Town In Ireland
  3. - Spanish Dance
  4. - Is There Still Room for Me 'Neath the Old Apple Tree?
  5. - When Old Bill Bailey Plays the Ukelele

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Country: United States of America

Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States of America

War and Peace

War and Peace

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Lyudmila Saveleva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Boris Zakhava

Country: United States of America