1916

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August 12, 2022

1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1916th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 916th year of the 2nd millennium, the 916th year of the -16 in the 20th century, and the 7th year in the decade of the 1910s. The 1916 denomination for the year has been in use since the early Medieval period, when the Anno Domini (A.D.) calendar era became the common method in Europe for naming years. Starting in early 1916, the Gregorian calendar was counted 13 days after the Julian calendar, which remained in use in certain countries until 1923.

Events

HIS is opened in Muntilan Sarekat Islam Recognized as a Legitimate Association Sumatra Thawalib was founded in Padang Panjang April 24 - Irish Uprising May 16 - The Sykes-Picot Agreement is signed by Britain, France and Russia. November 2 - Ascension of Sharif Husain

Birth

January 24 - Sudirman, Indonesian General, Commander of the TKR, Indonesian National Hero (d. 1950) 8 May - João Havelange, FIFA President 1974-1988 (d. 2016)

Death