On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank McGuire, American basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Peter Weiss, German author and playwright (Marat/Sade), born in Nowawes, Brandenburg, Germany (d. 1982)
1916 Highlights

About November 8, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 104 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio