On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1901

Historical Events

  • Bloody clashes take place in Athens following the translation of the Gospels into demotic Greek.

Famous Birthdays

  • Gheorge Gheorghiu-Dej, Romanian communist politician (President of the State Council 1961-65), born in B├órlad, Romania (d. 1965)
  • Szymon Laks, Polish composer (head of prisoners orchestra at Auschwitz), born in Warsaw (d. 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Ann Bickerdyke, American army nurse (union), dies at 84
1901 Highlights

About November 8, 1901

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio