On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1916

Historical Events

  • Battle of Verdun: Fort Vaux reconquered from Germans by French troops without firing a shot

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Campanis, Greek baseball second baseman and executive (first Greek player in MLB history; GM LA Dodgers 1968-87), born in Kos, Greece (d. 1998)
1916 Highlights

About November 2, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio