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November 16th, 2042 (November 16 2042)BirthTiberius, Roman emperor (died in 37)
November 16th, 2007 (November 16 2007)DeathHarold Alfond, American businessman (born in 1914)
November 16th, 2007 (November 16 2007)DeathGrethe Kausland, Norwegian actress and singer (born in 1947)
November 16th, 2007 (November 16 2007)DeathTrond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author (born in 1946)
November 16th, 2006 (November 16 2006)DeathMilton Friedman, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1912)Milton Friedman Quotes
November 16th, 2006 (November 16 2006)DeathYuri Levada, Russian sociologist (born in 1930)
November 16th, 2005 (November 16 2005)DeathHenry Taube, Canadian-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1915)
November 16th, 2005 (November 16 2005)DeathRobert Tisch, American football team owner (born in 1926)
November 16th, 2005 (November 16 2005)DeathDonald Watson, English founder of the Vegan Society (born in 1910)
November 16th, 2004 (November 16 2004)DeathMargaret Hassan, Irish-born aid worker (born in 1945)
November 16th, 2003 (November 16 2003)DeathBettina Goislard, French relief worker (born in 1974)
November 16th, 2001 (November 16 2001)DeathTommy Flanagan, American jazz pianist (born in 1930)
November 16th, 2000 (November 16 2000)EventBill Clinton becomes the first U.S. President to visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War.Bill Clinton Quotes
November 16th, 2000 (November 16 2000)DeathDJ Screw, American hiphop DJ (born in 1971)
November 16th, 2000 (November 16 2000)DeathJoe C., American rapper (born in 1974)
November 16th, 1999 (November 16 1999)DeathDaniel Nathans, American microbiologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (born in 1928)
November 16th, 1997 (November 16 1997)EventAfter nearly 18 years of incarceration, the People s Republic of China releases Wei Jingsheng, a pro-democracy dissident, from jail for medical reasons.
November 16th, 1995 (November 16 1995)BirthNoah Gray-Cabey, American child actor
November 16th, 1995 (November 16 1995)DeathJack Finney, American author (born in 1911)
November 16th, 1994 (November 16 1994)DeathDoris Speed, British actress (born in 1899)
November 16th, 1994 (November 16 1994)DeathDino Valente, American musician (Quicksilver Messenger Service) (b.1943)
November 16th, 1993 (November 16 1993)DeathLucia Popp, Slovakian soprano (born in 1939)
November 16th, 1993 (November 16 1993)DeathAchille Zavatta, French clown (born in 1915)
November 16th, 1989 (November 16 1989)EventA death squad composed of El Salvadoran army troops kills six Jesuit priests and two others at Jose Simeon Canas University.
November 16th, 1989 (November 16 1989)EventUNESCO adopts the Seville Statement on Violence at the twenty-fifth session of its General Conference.
November 16th, 1989 (November 16 1989)DeathJean-Claude Malepart, Quebec politician (born in 1938)
November 16th, 1988 (November 16 1988)EventThe Supreme Soviet of the Estonian SSR declares that Estonia was "sovereign" but stopped short of declaring independence.
November 16th, 1988 (November 16 1988)EventIn the first open election in more than a decade, voters in Pakistan elect populist candidate Benazir Bhutto to be Prime Minister of Pakistan.
November 16th, 1987 (November 16 1987)DeathJim Brewer, Major League Baseball relief pitcher (born in 1937)
November 16th, 1987 (November 16 1987)DeathZubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore s national anthem (born in 1907)
November 16th, 1986 (November 16 1986)BirthSaeko, Japanese actress
November 16th, 1986 (November 16 1986)DeathSiobhan McKenna, Irish stage and screen actress (born in 1923)
November 16th, 1984 (November 16 1984)BirthGemma Atkinson, British actress and model
November 16th, 1984 (November 16 1984)BirthKimberly J. Brown, American actress
November 16th, 1984 (November 16 1984)DeathVic Dickenson, American trombonist (born in 1906)
November 16th, 1983 (November 16 1983)BirthK, South Korean singer
November 16th, 1983 (November 16 1983)BirthKari Lehtonen, Finnish ice hockey goaltender
November 16th, 1982 (November 16 1982)BirthJannie du Plessis, South African rugby player
November 16th, 1982 (November 16 1982)BirthAmare Stoudemire, American basketball player
November 16th, 1982 (November 16 1982)DeathArthur Askey, British comedian (born in 1900)
November 16th, 1982 (November 16 1982)DeathPavel Sergeevich Alexandrov, Russian mathematician (born in 1896)
November 16th, 1982 (November 16 1982)DeathLenny Murphy, Leader of Belfast s notorious Shankill Butchers (born in 1952)
November 16th, 1981 (November 16 1981)BirthAllison Crowe, Canadian singer
November 16th, 1981 (November 16 1981)BirthCaitlin Glass, American voice actress
November 16th, 1981 (November 16 1981)BirthOsi Umenyiora, NFL football player
November 16th, 1981 (November 16 1981)DeathWilliam Holden, American actor (born in 1918)
November 16th, 1980 (November 16 1980)BirthKayte Christensen, American basketball player
November 16th, 1980 (November 16 1980)BirthNicole Gius, Italian alpine skier
November 16th, 1979 (November 16 1979)EventThe first line of Bucharest Metro (Line M1) is opened from Timpuri Noi to Semanatoarea in Bucharest, Romania.
November 16th, 1978 (November 16 1978)BirthKip Bouknight, American baseball player
November 16th, 1978 (November 16 1978)BirthGary Naysmith, Scottish footballer
November 16th, 1978 (November 16 1978)BirthCarolina Parra, Brazilian musician (CSS)
November 16th, 1977 (November 16 1977)BirthOksana Baiul, Ukrainian figure skater
November 16th, 1977 (November 16 1977)BirthMaggie Gyllenhaal, American actress
November 16th, 1977 (November 16 1977)BirthMauricio Ochmann, Mexican actor
November 16th, 1976 (November 16 1976)BirthJuha Pasoja, Finnish footballer
November 16th, 1976 (November 16 1976)BirthDanny Wallace, British author
November 16th, 1976 (November 16 1976)BirthMartijn Zuijdweg, Dutch swimmer
November 16th, 1975 (November 16 1975)BirthJulio Lugo, Dominican baseball player
November 16th, 1974 (November 16 1974)BirthEric Judy, American Musician
November 16th, 1974 (November 16 1974)BirthMaurizio Margaglio, Italian ice dancer
November 16th, 1974 (November 16 1974)BirthPaul Scholes, British footballer
November 16th, 1973 (November 16 1973)EventSkylab program: NASA launches Skylab 4 with a crew of three astronauts from Cape Canaveral, Florida for an 84-day mission.
November 16th, 1973 (November 16 1973)EventU.S. President Richard Nixon signs the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act into law, authorizing the construction of the Alaska Pipeline.
November 16th, 1973 (November 16 1973)BirthChristian Horner, British Formula One team owner
November 16th, 1973 (November 16 1973)BirthBrendan Laney, Scottish rugby player
November 16th, 1973 (November 16 1973)DeathAlan Watts, English writer/philosopher (born in 1915)Alan Watts Quotes
November 16th, 1972 (November 16 1972)BirthMissi Pyle, American actress
November 16th, 1972 (November 16 1972)DeathVera Karalli, Russian ballerina and actress (born in 1889)
November 16th, 1971 (November 16 1971)BirthMustapha Hadji, Moroccan footballer
November 16th, 1971 (November 16 1971)BirthAlexander Popov, Russian swimmer
November 16th, 1971 (November 16 1971)BirthKoshi Rikdo, Japanese mangaka.
November 16th, 1971 (November 16 1971)BirthWaqar Younis, Pakistani cricketer
November 16th, 1971 (November 16 1971)DeathEdie Sedgwick, American socialite and heiress (born in 1940)Edie Sedgwick Quotes
November 16th, 1970 (November 16 1970)BirthMartha Plimpton, American actressMartha Plimpton Quotes
November 16th, 1968 (November 16 1968)BirthVlado Sola, Croatian handball goalkeeper
November 16th, 1967 (November 16 1967)BirthCraig Arnold, American poet
November 16th, 1967 (November 16 1967)BirthLisa Bonet, American actress
November 16th, 1966 (November 16 1966)BirthChristian Lorenz, German keyboardist (Rammstein)
November 16th, 1966 (November 16 1966)BirthDean McDermott, Canadian actor
November 16th, 1966 (November 16 1966)BirthTahir Shah, British travel writer and explorer
November 16th, 1965 (November 16 1965)EventVenera program: The Soviet Union launches the Venera 3 space probe toward Venus, the first spacecraft to reach the surface of another planet.
November 16th, 1965 (November 16 1965)BirthMika Aaltonen, Finnish footballer
November 16th, 1964 (November 16 1964)BirthDwight Gooden, American baseball player
November 16th, 1964 (November 16 1964)BirthDiana Krall, Canadian Jazz pianist and singer
November 16th, 1964 (November 16 1964)BirthHarry J. Lennix, American actor
November 16th, 1964 (November 16 1964)BirthValeria Bruni Tedeschi, Italian actress
November 16th, 1964 (November 16 1964)BirthMaeve Quinlan, American actress
November 16th, 1962 (November 16 1962)BirthJosh Silver, American musician (Type O Negative)
November 16th, 1962 (November 16 1962)BirthGary Mounfield, English musician (Primal Scream)
November 16th, 1961 (November 16 1961)BirthFrank Bruno, British boxer
November 16th, 1961 (November 16 1961)BirthCorinne Hermes, French singer
November 16th, 1961 (November 16 1961)DeathSam Rayburn, U.S. Speaker of the House (born in 1882)
November 16th, 1960 (November 16 1960)DeathClark Gable, American actor (born in 1901)
November 16th, 1958 (November 16 1958)BirthMarg Helgenberger, American actressRic Berger Quotes
November 16th, 1958 (November 16 1958)BirthBoris Krivokapic, Serbian academic
November 16th, 1957 (November 16 1957)BirthJacques Gamblin, French actor
November 16th, 1956 (November 16 1956)BirthTerry Labonte, NASCAR driver
November 16th, 1955 (November 16 1955)BirthPierre Larouche, National Hockey League player
November 16th, 1954 (November 16 1954)BirthAndrea Barrett, American author
November 16th, 1954 (November 16 1954)BirthDick Gross, Australian politician
November 16th, 1954 (November 16 1954)BirthBruce Edwards, golf caddy (died in 2004)
November 16th, 1953 (November 16 1953)BirthGriff Rhys Jones, Welsh comedian, writer and actor
November 16th, 1952 (November 16 1952)BirthRobin McKinley, writer
November 16th, 1952 (November 16 1952)BirthPiero Falchetta, Head of the department of ancient maps at the Biblioteca Marciana
November 16th, 1952 (November 16 1952)BirthShigeru Miyamoto, Japanese video game designerShigeru Miyamoto Quotes
November 16th, 1951 (November 16 1951)BirthMiguel Sandoval, American actor
November 16th, 1950 (November 16 1950)BirthDavid Leisure, American actor
November 16th, 1950 (November 16 1950)BirthJohn Swartzwelder, American television writer and novelist
November 16th, 1950 (November 16 1950)DeathBob Smith, American doctor, co-founder of the Alcoholics Anonymous (born in 1879)
November 16th, 1948 (November 16 1948)BirthBonnie Greer, American playwright and critic
November 16th, 1947 (November 16 1947)BirthEbby Thust, German Boxing promoter and writer
November 16th, 1946 (November 16 1946)BirthTerence McKenna, American writer (died in 2000)
November 16th, 1945 (November 16 1945)EventCold War: The United States Army secretly admits 88 German scientists and engineers to help in the development of rocket technology.
November 16th, 1945 (November 16 1945)EventUNESCO is founded.
November 16th, 1944 (November 16 1944)EventDueren, Germany is completely destroyed by Allied bombers.
November 16th, 1944 (November 16 1944)BirthOliver Braddick, British psychologist
November 16th, 1943 (November 16 1943)EventWorld War II: American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in German-controlled Vemork, Norway.
November 16th, 1942 (November 16 1942)BirthWillie Carson, Scottish jockey
November 16th, 1942 (November 16 1942)BirthJoanna Pettet, English-American actress
November 16th, 1941 (November 16 1941)BirthGerry Marshall, British race car driver (died in 2005)
November 16th, 1940 (November 16 1940)EventWorld War II: In response to Germany s leveling of Coventry, England two days before, the Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg.
November 16th, 1940 (November 16 1940)EventHolocaust: In occupied Poland, the Nazis close off the Warsaw Ghetto from the outside world.
November 16th, 1939 (November 16 1939)DeathPierce Butler, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (born in 1866)
November 16th, 1938 (November 16 1938)EventLSD is first synthesized by Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann at the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, Switzerland.
November 16th, 1938 (November 16 1938)BirthRobert Nozick, American philosopher (died in 2002) Philo Quotes
November 16th, 1936 (November 16 1936)BirthJohn Moore, Australian politician
November 16th, 1933 (November 16 1933)BirthGarnet Mimms, American singer
November 16th, 1931 (November 16 1931)BirthLuciano Bottaro, Italian comic book artist (died in 2006)
November 16th, 1931 (November 16 1931)BirthHubert Sumlin, American blues musician
November 16th, 1930 (November 16 1930)BirthChinua Achebe, Nigerian author
November 16th, 1930 (November 16 1930)BirthSalvatore Riina, Sicilian mafioso
November 16th, 1928 (November 16 1928)BirthClu Gulager, American actor
November 16th, 1924 (November 16 1924)BirthMel Patton, American athlete
November 16th, 1922 (November 16 1922)BirthGene Amdahl, American computer scientist
November 16th, 1922 (November 16 1922)BirthJose Saramago, Portuguese writer, Nobel laureate
November 16th, 1922 (November 16 1922)DeathMax Abraham, German physicist (born in 1875) Abraham Quotes
November 16th, 1916 (November 16 1916)BirthDaws Butler, voice actor (died in 1988)
November 16th, 1914 (November 16 1914)EventThe Federal Reserve Bank of the United States officially opens.
November 16th, 1911 (November 16 1911)DeathAlbert Alonzo Ames, Mayor of Minneapolis (born in 1842)
November 16th, 1908 (November 16 1908)BirthBurgess Meredith, American actor (died in 1997)
November 16th, 1908 (November 16 1908)DeathHenri-Gustave Joly de Lotbiniere, French-born Canadian politician (born in 1829)
November 16th, 1907 (November 16 1907)EventIndian Territory and Oklahoma Territory become Oklahoma and are admitted as the 46th U.S. state.
November 16th, 1907 (November 16 1907)EventCunard Line s RMS Mauretania sister ship of RMS Lusitania, sets sail on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.
November 16th, 1907 (November 16 1907)DeathRobert I, Duke of Parma, last ruling Duke of Parma (born in 1848)
November 16th, 1905 (November 16 1905)BirthEddie Condon, American musician (died in 1973)
November 16th, 1904 (November 16 1904)BirthNnamdi Azikiwe, President of Nigeria (died in 1996)
November 16th, 1897 (November 16 1897)BirthChoudhary Rehmat Ali, Pakistani nationalist (died in 1951)
November 16th, 1896 (November 16 1896)BirthOswald Mosley, British fascist (died in 1980)
November 16th, 1896 (November 16 1896)BirthLawrence Tibbett, American singer (died in 1960)
November 16th, 1895 (November 16 1895)BirthPaul Hindemith, German composer (died in 1963)
November 16th, 1892 (November 16 1892)BirthGuo Moruo, Chinese writer (died in 1978)
November 16th, 1892 (November 16 1892)BirthTazio Nuvolari, Italian racing driver (died in 1953)
November 16th, 1889 (November 16 1889)BirthGeorge S. Kaufman, American playwright (died in 1961)
November 16th, 1885 (November 16 1885)EventCanadian rebel leader of the Metis and "Father of Manitoba", Louis Riel is executed for treason.
November 16th, 1885 (November 16 1885)BirthMichael Gonzi, Maltese archbishop (died in 1984)
November 16th, 1885 (November 16 1885)DeathLouis Riel, Canadian politician (born in 1844)
November 16th, 1884 (November 16 1884)DeathFrantisek Chvostek, Moravian physician (born in 1835)
November 16th, 1880 (November 16 1880)BirthAlexander Blok, Russian poet (died in 1921)
November 16th, 1873 (November 16 1873)BirthW. C. Handy, American composer (died in 1958)W. C. Handy Quotes
November 16th, 1863 (November 16 1863)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of Campbell s Station near Knoxville, Tennessee. Confederate troops unsuccessfully attack Union forces.
November 16th, 1862 (November 16 1862)BirthCharles Turner, Australian cricketer (died in 1944)
November 16th, 1857 (November 16 1857)EventSecond relief of Lucknow. The most Victoria Crosses won in a single day with 24.
November 16th, 1849 (November 16 1849)EventA Russian court sentences Fyodor Dostoevsky to death for anti-government activities linked to a radical intellectual group; his sentence is later commuted to hard labor.Fyodor Dostoevsky Quotes
November 16th, 1847 (November 16 1847)BirthEdmund James Flynn, Canadian politician (died in 1927)
November 16th, 1841 (November 16 1841)BirthJules Violle, French physicist (died in 1923)
November 16th, 1839 (November 16 1839)BirthLouis-Honore Frechette, French Canadian poet (died in 1908)
November 16th, 1836 (November 16 1836)BirthDavid Kalakaua of Hawaii, Hawaiian king (died in 1891)
November 16th, 1836 (November 16 1836)DeathChristian Hendrik Persoon, Dutch mycologist (born in 1761)
November 16th, 1821 (November 16 1821)EventAmerican Old West: Missouri trader William Becknell arrives in Santa Fe, New Mexico over a route that became known as the Santa Fe Trail.
November 16th, 1806 (November 16 1806)DeathMoses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland, Ohio (born in 1754)
November 16th, 1805 (November 16 1805)EventNapoleonic Wars: Battle of SchongrabernRussian forces under Bagration delay the pursuit by French troops under Murat.
November 16th, 1802 (November 16 1802)DeathAndre Michaux, French botanist (born in 1746)
November 16th, 1797 (November 16 1797)DeathFrederick William II of Prussia (born in 1744)
November 16th, 1790 (November 16 1790)DeathDaniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, American Continental Congressman (born in 1723)
November 16th, 1779 (November 16 1779)DeathPehr Kalm, Finnish explorer and naturalist (born in 1716)
November 16th, 1776 (November 16 1776)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: Hessian mercenaries capture Fort Washington from the Patriots.
November 16th, 1776 (November 16 1776)EventAmerican Revolution: The United Provinces (Low Countries) recognize the independence of the United States.
November 16th, 1773 (November 16 1773)DeathJohn Hawkesworth, English writer
November 16th, 1766 (November 16 1766)BirthRodolphe Kreutzer, French violinist (died in 1831)
November 16th, 1758 (November 16 1758)BirthPeter Andreas Heiberg, Danish author and philologist (died in 1841) Philo Quotes
November 16th, 1745 (November 16 1745)DeathJames Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish statesman and soldier (born in 1665)
November 16th, 1724 (November 16 1724)DeathJack Sheppard, English burglar (hanged) (born in 1702)
November 16th, 1720 (November 16 1720)BirthCarlo Antonio Campioni, Italian composer (died in 1788)
November 16th, 1717 (November 16 1717)BirthJean le Rond d Alembert, French mathematician (died in 1793)
November 16th, 1695 (November 16 1695)DeathPierre Nicole, French philosopher (born in 1625) Philo Quotes
November 16th, 1643 (November 16 1643)BirthJean Chardin, French explorer (died in 1703)
November 16th, 1632 (November 16 1632)EventThe Battle of Lutzen, where King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden is killed.
November 16th, 1632 (November 16 1632)DeathKing Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (killed in battle) (born in 1594)
November 16th, 1628 (November 16 1628)DeathPaolo Quagliati, Italian composer
November 16th, 1613 (November 16 1613)DeathTrajano Boccalini, Italian satirist (born in 1556)
November 16th, 1609 (November 16 1609)BirthHenrietta Maria, Queen Consort of England (died in 1669)
November 16th, 1603 (November 16 1603)BirthAugustyn Kordecki, Polish prior (died in 1673)
November 16th, 1532 (November 16 1532)EventFrancisco Pizarro and his men capture Inca Emperor Atahualpa.
November 16th, 1491 (November 16 1491)EventAn auto de fe, held in the Brasero de la Dehesa outside of Avila, concludes the case of the Holy Child of La Guardia with the public execution of several Jewish and converso suspects.
November 16th, 1436 (November 16 1436)BirthLeonardo Loredan, Doge of the Republic of Venice (died in 1521)
November 16th, 1384 (November 16 1384)EventJadwiga is crowned King of Poland, although she is a woman.
November 16th, 1328 (November 16 1328)DeathPrince Hisaaki, Japanese shogun (born in 1276)
November 16th, 1272 (November 16 1272)DeathKing Henry III of England (born in 1207)
November 16th, 1240 (November 16 1240)DeathEdmund Rich, St. Edmund of Canterbury
November 16th, 1093 (November 16 1093)DeathSaint Margaret of Scotland, wife of Malcolm III of Scotland
November 16th, 0534 (November 16 0534)EventA second and final revision of the Codex Justinianus is published.

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