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1916
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
R. Norris Williams
d. Bill Johnston 4-6 6-4 0-6 6-2 6-4
1916
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Molla Bjurstedt
1916
   World Series Champions were the   
Boston Red Sox
4 games to 1 v. Brooklyn Dodgers
Hsin Yu
   sank in   
1916
Aug. 29 Chinese steamer sunk. 1,000 died.
1916
   the winner was   
Verner Von Heidenstam
Sweden, 1859-1940
1916
   the winner was   
George Smith
Johnny Loftus
Milton Babbitt
   was born on   
May 10, 1916
US mathematician/composer (Widow's Lament)
1916
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Sasanof
Jockey - F. Foley, Trainer - M. Hobbs, Owner - W.G. Stead/E.S. Luttrell, Time - 3.27.75
1916
      
The Easter Rising Took Place
'A terrible beauty is born...' from 'Easter 1916' by W.B Yeats
1916
      
Sykes-Picot Agreement
France and the United Kingdom define spheres of influence in the Middle East.
1916
      
Treaty of Bucharest
Alliance between Romania and the Entente.
1916
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Damrosch
Linus McAtee on board -- Trainer A. G. Weston -- J. K. L. Ross -- 1:54.80
1916
   winner was   
Friar Rock
E. Haynes up, Trainer: Sam Hildreth, Owner: August Belmont, Jr. -- 2:22.00
1916
   was won by   
All Sorts
J. Kiernan
1916
   saw the   
Battle of Verdun
Became a symbol of French determination and sacrifice in a mult-week battle against the Germans
1916
   saw the   
Battle of the Somme
An offensive by the British and French armies against the German army
1916
   the winner was the   
Montreal Canadiens
1916 – 17
   was won by   
Celtic
Runners Up, Morton
1916
   was the year of the   
Battle of the Somme
An offensive by the British and French armies against the German army
1916
   was the year of the   
Battle of Verdun
Became a symbol of French determination and sacrifice in a multi-week battle against the Germans
Burleigh Arland Grimes (1916-34)
   had the nickname   
“Ol' Stubblebeard”
Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)
   starrred   
Mae Marsh, Robert Harron and F.A.Turner
Director: D.W.Griffith. Also starred Sam De Grasse, Vera Lewis and Mary Alden. Drama/history
Harry Heilman
   is famous for   
RF, 1914 1916-29, Detroit Tigers, Avg. 342
4 batting titles, 17-years as Tiger broadcaster after playing career
The Matrimaniac (1916)
   starrred   
Douglas Fairbanks, Constane Talmadge and Wilbur Higby
Director: Paul Powell. Also starred Fred Warren, Clyde E. Hopkins & Winifred Westover
Walter Kollo
   composed   
Auf Flügeln Des Gesanges (1916)
J. Searle Dawley
   directed   
Snow White (1916)
Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)
   starred   
Mae Marsh, Robert Harron and F.A.Turner
IMDB rating 8.1/10. Director: D.W.Griffith. National Film Registry Award 1989.
Snow White (1916)
   starrred   
Dorothy Cumming, Creighton Hale and Lionel Braham
Director: J. Searle Dawley. Also starred Alice Washburn & Marguerite Clark
The Right To Be Happy (1916)
   starrred   
John Cook, Rupert Julian and Claire McDowall
Director: Rupert Julian. Also starred Harry Carter, Francelia Billington & Lydia Yeamans Titus
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916)
   starrred   
Curtis Benton, Wallace Clarke and Howard Crampton
Director: Stuart Paton. Also starred Joseph W. Girand, Dan Hanlon & Allen Holubar. Captain Nemo has built a fantastic submarine for his mission of revenge....
Christy Mathewson
   is famous for   
Pitcher, 1900-1916; 37 Wins in 1908
Won 373 games; once tossed three shutouts in six days
Charles Chaplin
   directed   
The Vagabond (1916)
Writer
Napoleon Lajoie (1896-1916)
   had the nickname   
“Larry” or “Poli” or “Nap”
Herbert Henry Asquith
   was U.K. Prime Minister from   
1908-1916
Liberal
"Be Not Dumb, Obedient Slaves in an Army of Destruction"
   is an extract from the   
Strike Against War Speech (1916)
Helen Keller
David Lloyd George
   was U.K. Prime Minister from   
1916-1922
Coalition, it comes as a great surprise to realise that the man who is arguably the greatest politician in Welsh history was actually born in England
Charles Swickard
   directed   
Hell's Hinges (1916)
The Call Of The Cumberland (1916)
   starrred   
Dustin Farnum, Winifred Kingston and Herbert Standing
Director: Frank Lloyd. Also starred Page Peters, Howard Davies & Myrtle Stedman
Louis Feuillade
   directed   
Judex (1916)
Ruggiero Leoncavallo
   composed   
Prestami Tua Moglie (1916)
D.W. Griffith
   directed   
Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)






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