On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1916

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

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, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius