October 1916 calendar

October 1916

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1916?


  • 02 Oct 1916 San Diego Zoo founded
  • 05 Oct 1916 Soldier Adolf Hitler is injured
  • 07 Oct 1916 Georgia Tech defeats Cumberland University 222-0 in the most lopsided college football game in American history.
  • 09 Oct 1916 Babe Ruth pitches and wins longest World Series game (14 innings) 2-1.
  • 10 Oct 1916 In Game 3, Charlie Ebbets becomes the 1st owner to raise the price of World Series grandstand seats to $5-up from $3
  • 12 Oct 1916 Boston Red Sox beat Brooklyn Dodgers, four games to one in 13th World Series.
  • 14 Oct 1916 Perm State University is founded in Russia.
  • 16 Oct 1916 Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus
  • 17 Oct 1916 Dutch women demonstrate for female suffrage
  • 21 Oct 1916 US Army forms Reserve Officers Training Corps
  • 24 Oct 1916 Moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont
  • 26 Oct 1916 Margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control).

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Music charts

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

  1. - The Old Refrain
  2. - Tales of Hoffman: Barcolle (Belle Nuit - Oh Night of Love
  3. - Welcome, Honey, to Your Old Plantation Home
  4. - Have a Heart - Ziegfeld Follies of 1915 Medley
  5. - Have a Heart


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

Release year: 1916

Directed by: Léonce Perret

Starring: Rita Jolivet, Hamilton Revelle, L. Rogers Lytton, Kate Blancke

A Daughter of the Gods

A Daughter of the Gods

Release year: 1916

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Annette Kellerman, William E. Shay, Hal De Forest, Marcelle Hontabat

Country: United States of America