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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 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 January 1916: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1916?


Events

  • 05 Jan 1916 Austria-Hungary offensive against Montenegro.
  • 07 Jan 1916 German troops conquer Fort Vaux at Verdun.
  • 09 Jan 1916 World War I: The Battle of Gallipoli concludes with an Ottoman Empire victory when the last Allied forces are evacuated from the peninsula.
  • 10 Jan 1916 Russian offensive in Kaukasus.
  • 11 Jan 1916 French troops capture / Serbian army flees to Corfu
  • 12 Jan 1916 Britain proclaims Gilbert and Ellice Island colony in the Pacific.
  • 13 Jan 1916 WWI: The Battle of Wadi occurs between Allied British and Ottoman Empire forces, during the Mesopotamian campaign in modern-day Iraq.
  • 14 Jan 1916 Dutch South Sea dike cracks.
  • 17 Jan 1916 1st PGA Championship: Jim Barnes at Siwanoy Country Club - Bronxville, New York
  • 18 Jan 1916 In Baxter, Missouri, a falling meteorite dtrikes a building.
  • 24 Jan 1916 In Brushaber v. Union Pacific Railroad, the Supreme Court of the United States declares the federal income tax constitutional.
  • 25 Jan 1916 Montenegro surrenders to Austria-Hungary.
  • 27 Jan 1916 Communist party "Spartacus Letters" first published in Berlin.
  • 28 Jan 1916 1st Jewish Supreme Court Justice, Louis Brandeis, appointed by Wilson
  • 31 Jan 1916 Dutch Girl Guides form.

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Movies

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The Queen of Spades

The Queen of Spades

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova, Nikolai Panov

Country: United States of America

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Directed by: Stuart Paton

Starring: Allen Holubar, Dan Hanlon, Edna Pendleton, Curtis Benton

Country: United States of America

Judex

Judex

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: René Cresté, Musidora, René Poyen, Édouard Mathé

Country: United States of America

Flirting with Fate

Flirting with Fate

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, Howard Gaye, W.E. Lawrence

Country: United States of America

Joan the Woman

Joan the Woman

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Geraldine Farrar, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth, Theodore Roberts

Country: United States of America