World War One Diary for Friday, November 24, 1916:
Britain: Death of Sir Hiram Maxim, 1889 inventor of modern machine gun, aged 76, London.
Germany: 9 RNAS bombers raid Dillingen air works and shoot down a German fighter near Trier (and on December 27).
Arabia – First bombing of Hejaz Railway: 2 RFC Martinsydes from Sinai cause only slight damage to targets north of Maan.
Russia: Prime Minster and Foreign Minister Stuermer resigns. Trepov succeeds.
Greece: Admiral Fournet demands 10 mountain batteries by December 1, sees King on November 26.