What Happened on November 16, 1901

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 3 autos race on Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, fastest speed achieved by Henry Fournier who drives a mile in 51 4/5 seconds

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Booker T. Washington and his family are invited to dine at the White House with Teddy and Edith Roosevelt, prompting condemnation from the South

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington