June 1916 calendar

June 1916

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1916?


  • 01 Jun 1916 German attack on Fort Vaux, Verdun
  • 02 Jun 1916 German troops under Lt Rackow take Fort Vaux
  • 03 Jun 1916 National Defense Act establishes ROTC
  • 04 Jun 1916 Russian General Brusilov fails on his Eastern Front attack
  • 05 Jun 1916 Louis Brandeis is sworn in as a Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  • 06 Jun 1916 Voters in East Cleveland approves women suffrage
  • 07 Jun 1916 Germany troop march into Fort Faux, Verdun
  • 10 Jun 1916 48th Belmont: E Haynes aboard Friar Rock wins in 2:22
  • 12 Jun 1916 30th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Louise Raymond (60 61)
  • 15 Jun 1916 Boys Scouts of America forms
  • 17 Jun 1916 1st national Congress of Sarekat Islam at Bandoeng Java
  • 21 Jun 1916 Mexican troops beat US expeditionary force under General Pershing
  • 24 Jun 1916 Mary Pickford becomes the first female film star to sign a million dollar contract.
  • 25 Jun 1916 Tsar Nicolaas II fires Minister of Foreign Affairs Sasonov
  • 26 Jun 1916 Cleveland Indians experiment with numbers on their jerseys (one game).
  • 29 Jun 1916 Boeing aircraft flies for first time.
  • 30 Jun 1916 22nd US Golf Open: Chick Evans shoots a 286 at Minikahda Club, Minnesota

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Music charts

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

  1. - The Hesitating Blues
  2. - Underneath the Stars
  3. - Yaaka Hoola Hickey Doola
  4. - Good-Bye, Good Luck, God Bless You (Is All That I Can Say)
  5. - O Sole Mio (My Sunshine)


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Flirting with Fate

Flirting with Fate

Release year: 1916

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

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

Country: United States of America

The Three Godfathers

The Three Godfathers

Release year: 1916

Directed by: Edward LeSaint

Starring: Stella LeSaint, Harry Carey, George Berrell, Joe Rickson