September 1916 calendar

September 1916

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1916?


  • 01 Sep 1916 Bulgaria declares war on Romania
  • 02 Sep 1916 British pilot William Leefe-Robinson becomes the first to shoot down a German airship over Britain.
  • 04 Sep 1916 Christy Mathewson and Mordecai Brown final baseball game.
  • 05 Sep 1916 36th US Mens Tennis: R N Williams III beats Johnston
  • 07 Sep 1916 US federal employees win the right to Workers' compensation by Federal Employers Liability Act (39 Stat. 742; 5 U.S.C. 751)
  • 11 Sep 1916 German troops conquer Kavalla Greece
  • 13 Sep 1916 Mary, a circus elephant, is hanged in the town of Erwin, Tennessee for killing her handler, Walter quotRedquot Eldridge.
  • 14 Sep 1916 Christy Mathewson pitches and wins his final game.
  • 15 Sep 1916 World War I: Tanks are used for the first time in battle, at the Battle of the Somme.
  • 17 Sep 1916 40,000 Amsterdam demonstrators demand general voting right
  • 19 Sep 1916 1st landing on Schiphol (Farman F-22 of Soesterberg)
  • 20 Sep 1916 Friedrik Johannes Hugo von Engelken becomes US Mint director.
  • 26 Sep 1916 Bishop speak against Catholics in trade unions
  • 27 Sep 1916 1st Native American Day celebrated, honoring American Indians
  • 29 Sep 1916 John D. Rockefeller becomes the world's first known billionaire.
  • 03 Sep 1916 World War I: Leefe Robinson destroys the German airship Schütte-Lanz SL 11 over Cuffley, north of London; the first German airship to be shot down on British soil.
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Music charts

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

  1. - It's a Hundred to One You're in Love
  2. - At the End of a Beautiful Day
  3. - I Sent My Wife to the Thousand Isles
  4. - Babes in the Wood
  5. - The Honolulu Blues


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