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, American literary agent and writer who invented the term "sci-fi (Famous Monsters of Filmland), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 208)
Born in 1916

Famous Deaths

  • Hiram Maxim, American-British inventor (Maxim gun, 1st automatic machine gun), dies at 76
  • John Francis Barnett, British composer, dies at 79
1916 Highlights

About November 24, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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