Wednesday 1 November 1916
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Henry Moreau .
American Aristocracy, directed by Lloyd Ingraham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- Paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous ''stupidity or treason'' speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Sturmer government.
- Paul Miliukov delivers the famous quotstupidity or treasonquot speech in the Russian State Duma, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government.
- he first 40 hour work week officially began in the Endicott-Johnson factories of Western New York
- The Kingdom of Poland is proclaimed by a joint act of the emperors of Germany and Austria.
- Honan Chapel, Cork, Ireland, a product of the Irish Arts Crafts Movement (1894–1925), is dedicated.
- U.S. presidential election, 1916: Democratic President Woodrow Wilson narrowly defeats Republican Charles E. Hughes.
- Republican Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first woman elected to the United States House of Representatives.
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