29 October 1916
- Day 825 of the war
- Allied forces capture Dewdrop and Hazy Trenches on the Somme
- Romanian troops continue their retreat in the Dobrudja province on the Eastern Front
- Sherif of Mecca, Hussein bin Ali, is proclaimed King of the Arabs
- Ernest Karl Franz Joseph Thomas Friedrich von Koerber is appointed Austrian Prime Minister following the assassination of Count Karl Graf von Stürgkh on 21 October
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