November 1916 calendar

November 1916

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1916?


  • 01 Nov 1916 Paul Miliukov delivers the famous quotstupidity or treasonquot speech in the Russian State Duma, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government.
  • 02 Nov 1916 Ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France
  • 03 Nov 1916 Treaty establishes British suzerainty over Qatar.
  • 05 Nov 1916 Emperor Wilhelm II and French Jozef I establishes kingdom of Poland
  • 07 Nov 1916 Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns Czar of uprising
  • 13 Nov 1916 British offensive at Ancre Belgium
  • 16 Nov 1916 I Berlin / V Herbert / H Blossoms musical premieres in New York City
  • 18 Nov 1916 Gen Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme in Europe
  • 19 Nov 1916 Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures.
  • 21 Nov 1916 World War I: A mine explodes and sinks HMHS Britannic in the Aegean Sea, killing 30 people.
  • 23 Nov 1916 WWI ampndash Eastern Front: Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is occupied by troops of the Central Powers.
  • 26 Nov 1916 Greece declares war on Germany
  • 28 Nov 1916 1st (German) air attack on London
  • 29 Nov 1916 Erwin Rommel marries Lucie Lu Mollin
  • 30 Nov 1916 Costa Rica becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
  • 01 Nov 1916 In Russia, Pavel Milyukov delivers in the State Duma the famous "stupidity or treason" speech, precipitating the downfall of the government of Boris Stürmer.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Joe Turner Blues
  2. - By the Sad Luana Shore
  3. - Turn Back the Universe and Give Me Yester Day
  4. - On the South Sea Isle
  5. - Aida: Celeste Aida (Radiant Aida)


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?