On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1916

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Amidst the Mexican Revolution and World War I, Woodrow Wilson is re-elected as President of the United States, defeating Republican candidate Charles E. Hughes

  • Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns Tsar of uprising

Election of Interest

Jeannette Rankin (Rep-R-Montana) is elected to Congress as its first woman Representative

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Bushkin, American jazz pianist (Bunny Berigan; Tommy Dorsey; Bing Crosby), composer ("Oh! Look At Me Know"), and TV host (A Couple of Joes), born in New York City (d. 2004)
1916 Highlights

About November 7, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 105 years and 9 months
Leap Year: Yes

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