July 1916 calendar

July 1916

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1916?


  • 01 Jul 1916 British court martial (Easter uprising)
  • 02 Jul 1916 Lenin says Imperialism is caused by capitalism
  • 08 Jul 1916 July 16- Massive flooding caused by 2 different hurricanes devastates western North Carolina.
  • 11 Jul 1916 Congress passes Federal Aid Road Act
  • 14 Jul 1916 33.6 cm rainfall at Effingham SC (state record)
  • 15 Jul 1916 22.22 (56.4 cm) of rain falls in Altapass NC (state record)
  • 19 Jul 1916 World War I: Battle of Fromelles : British and Australian troops attack German trenches in a prelude to the Battle of the Somme.
  • 20 Jul 1916 Giants trade Christy Mathewson to Cin Reds
  • 22 Jul 1916 In San Francisco, California, a bomb explodes on Market Street during a Preparedness Day parade killing 10 and injuring 40.
  • 25 Jul 1916 Explosion at Lake Erie and Cleveland Waterworks.
  • 29 Jul 1916 Postal check and Girodienst establishes
  • 30 Jul 1916 German saboteurs blow up a munitions plant on Black Tom Island, New Jersey.

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Music charts

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

  1. - Fair Hawaii
  2. - Good-Bye, Good Luck, God Bless You
  3. - Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go with Friday on Saturday Night?
  4. - My Bonny Bonny Jean
  5. - Birds in the Night (A Lullaby)


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Half-Breed

The Half-Breed

Release year: 1916

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Alma Rubens, Sam De Grasse, Tom Wilson