World War One 1916

February 10,1916
British conscription law goes to effect.

February 21-December 18 1916
The longest battle of the war, the Battle of Verdun, is fought to a draw with an estimated one million casualties.

April 9,1916
Canadians take Vimy Ridge.

April 19,1916
US President Wilson publicly warns Germany not to continue unrestricted submarine warfare policies

May 31-June 1,1916
The Battle of Jutland, the only major naval engagement of the war is fought with no clear winner.

July1-November 18, 1916
The Battle of Jutland, the only major naval engagement of the war is fought with no clear winner.

November 7,1916
Woodrow Wilson re-elected President of the United States with campaign slogan: "He kept us out of the war"

December 31,1916
Rasputin, the self-avowed holy man and confidant to the Tsarina, is murdered by relatives of the Tsar.