Historical Events of 1916

Can you name the people, places and events of 1916?

This battle, the longest in WWI, begins on the Western Front between the German & French armies21st February
This comic actor is signed by the Mutual film company, releasing films such as The Vagabond & The Floorwalker26th February
This Munich-based German automobile company is founded7th March
The Easter Rising marks the beginning of the revolutionary period of this country24th April
This Russian communist revolutionary urges socialists across Europe to revolt against the bourgeoisie25th April
Belgian forces take over Kigali, then part of German East Africa, but now this country's capital6th May
WWI's Battle of Jutland, between British and German naval forces, takes place in this sea31st May
Louis Brandeis is appointed to the US Supreme Court after being nominated by this President 1st June
This huge WWI battle, named after a French river, begins in summer and lasts through November1st July
This fighter pilot, considered the premier flying ace of WWI, wins his first aerial combat17th September
This future German chancellor is wounded in the thigh by an exploding shell while fighting in France5th October
This man, namesake of a major college football award, coaches Georgia Tech to an incredible 222-0 victory7th October
This future slugger pitches 13 shutout innings in the World Series, as the Red Sox defeat the Brooklyn Robins9th October
Margaret Sanger opens America's first birth control clinic in this New York borough16th October
This politician replaces H.H. Asquith as British Prime Minister6th December
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