Historical Events on May 31, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Jutland: British battle cruiser HMS Invincible explodes, killing all but 6
  • Battle of Jutland: Largest naval battle of World War I between the British Grand Fleet and the German High Seas Fleet which killed 8,645 in an inconclusive battle but strategic British victory. The German fleet never put to sea again.