27 May 1916
- General Joseph Gallieni, French Minister of War and former Military Governor of Paris, dies in Versailles
- French forces secure trenches south-west of Mort Homme in the Battle of Verdun
- British forces occupy Neu Langenburg in German East Africa
- Austrian forces capture armoured works at Casaratta and take Monte Moschicce by storm in northern Italy. They have captured 284 guns since the beginning of the Trentino ottensive.
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