On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1916

Historical Events

Historic Event

Emperors Wilhelm II (Germany) and Franz Joseph I (Austria-Hungary) establish the kingdom of Poland

  • Second Chamber accept initial impetus to general males/female suffrage
  • The Everett Massacre takes place in Everett, Washington as political differences lead to a shoot-out between IWW organizers and local police.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Tabor, American MLB 3rd baseman (2 x grand slams in one game), born in New Hope, Alabama (d. 1953)
  • Len Wilkinson, English cricket spin bowler (3 Tests, 7 wickets; Lancashire CCC), born in Northwich, England (d. 2002)
1916 Highlights

About November 5, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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