Historical Events in July 1916

  • Jul 1 British court martial (Easter uprising)
  • Jul 1 Coca-Cola brings current coke formula to the market

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Jul 1 Honus Wagner, 42, is oldest to hit an inside-the-park HR

MLB Shortshop Honus Wagner
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  • Jul 1 First day of the Battle of the Somme: the British Army suffers its worst day, losing 19,240 men (WWI)

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Jul 2 Lenin says Imperialism is caused by capitalism

Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin
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Vladimir Lenin
  • Jul 2 Russian offensive in Armenia
  • Jul 3 1st of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die)
  • Jul 7 The New Zealand Labour party is formed
  • Jul 9 1st cargo submarine to cross Atlantic arrives in US from Germany
  • Jul 11 Congress passes Federal Aid Road Act
  • Jul 11 Germany launches final offensive in the Battle of Verdun
  • Jul 14 33.6 cm rainfall at Effingham SC (state record)
  • Jul 14 St Louis Brown Ernie Koob pitches all 17 inns in a 0-0 tie vs Boston
  • Jul 15 22.22" (56.4 cm) of rain falls in Altapass NC (state record)
  • Jul 15 Boeing Company (Pacific Aero) formed by William Boeing in Seattle Wash
  • Jul 20 Giants trade Christy Mathewson to Cincinnati Reds
  • Jul 22 A bomb went off during a Preparedness Day parade in SF killing 10
  • Jul 25 Explosion at Lake Erie & Cleveland Waterworks
  • Jul 26 The US Protests the 'Blacklist' issued by the British forbidding trade with some 30 US firms
  • Jul 29 Postal check & Girodienst establishes
  • Jul 30 German saboteurs blow up a munitions plant on Black Tom Island, NJ