On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1916

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

There is virtual civil war in Greece as royalists fight Eleftherios Venizelos' Liberal Party, the Allies ensure a Venizelist victory

Greek Prime Minister Eleftherios Venizelos
Greek Prime Minister
Eleftherios Venizelos

Famous Birthdays

  • Wan Li, Chinese reform politician, born in Dongping County, Shandong province (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Eugène, vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer and a hermit, dies at 58
1916 Highlights

About December 1, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius