On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1916

Historical Events

  • Broadway theatre owner and producer Harry H. Frazee and Hugh Ward buy MLB club the Boston Red Sox for approximately $700,000 from Joseph Lannin
  • Paul Miliukov delivers in the Russian State Duma the famous "stupidity or treason" speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government
1916 Highlights

About November 1, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio