Historical Events on May 31st, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Jutland (Skagerrak): naval battle between British Grand Fleet and German High Seas Fleet: over 8,500 die in this inconclusive slaughter - although the German fleet never put to sea again.
  • British battle cruiser HMS Invincible explodes, killing all but 6 (Battle of Jutland)