On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1916

Historical Events

  • Mexican and US representatives sign a protocol at Atlantic City, under which Pershing's troops will withdraw and each nation's army will guard the border. President Carranza of Mexico will refuse to accept it

Famous Birthdays

  • Forrest J Ackerman, invented the term "sci-fi"

Famous Deaths

  • John Francis Barnett, British composer, dies at 79
  • Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, American-born gunsmith (b. 1840)
1916 Highlights

About November 24, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 105 years and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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