On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A French fleet seizes the customs house on the Turkish-ruled island of Mytilene after Turks refuse to settle France's indemnity claims for losses suffered by French subjects in 1896

Famous Deaths

  • Li Hung-Tshang, Chinese rebel leader/viceroy of Tsheli, dies