1916

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Events

  • March 8 to 9 - Pancho Villa leads about 500 Mexican raiders in an attack against Columbus, New Mexico, killing 12 U.S. soldiers. A garrison of the U.S. 13th Cavalry Regiment fights back and drives them away.
  • May 15 - 17-year old farmhand Jesse Washington is brutally lynched in Waco, Texas after being accused of raping and murdering his white employer's wife.
  • July 1 - Beginning of the Battle of the Somme.
  • November 18 - End of the Battle of the Somme.

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Deaths

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Victim deaths

  • May 15 - Jesse Washington