November 16


November 16 is the 320th day of the year 321st in leap years in the Gregorian calendar There are 45 days remaining until the end of the year This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday 58 in 400 years each than on Saturday or Sunday 57, and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Thursday 56

Contents

  • 1 Events
  • 2 Births
  • 3 Deaths
  • 4 Holidays and observances
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

Events

  • 1272 – While travelling during the Ninth Crusade, Prince Edward becomes King of England upon Henry III of England's death, but he will not return to England for nearly two years to assume the throne
  • 1491 – An auto-da-fé, held in the Brasero de la Dehesa outside of Ávila, concludes the case of the Holy Child of La Guardia with the public execution of several Jewish and converso suspects
  • 1532 – Francisco Pizarro and his men capture Inca Emperor Atahualpa at the Battle of Cajamarca
  • 1632 – Thirty Years' War: Battle of Lützen is fought, the Swedes are victorious but King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden dies in the battle
  • 1776 – American Revolutionary War: British and Hessian units capture Fort Washington from the Patriots
  • 1776 – American Revolution: The United Provinces Low Countries recognize the independence of the United States
  • 1793 – French Revolution: Ninety anti-republican Catholic priests are executed by drowning at Nantes
  • 1797 – The Prussian heir apparent, Frederick William, becomes King of Prussia as Frederick William III
  • 1805 – Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Schöngrabern: Russian forces under Pyotr Bagration delay the pursuit by French troops under Joachim Murat
  • 1822 – American Old West: Missouri trader William Becknell arrives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, over a route that became known as the Santa Fe Trail
  • 1828 – Greek War of Independence: The London Protocol entails the creation of an autonomous Greek state under Ottoman suzerainty, encompassing the Morea and the Cyclades
  • 1849 – A Russian court sentences writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky to death for anti-government activities linked to a radical intellectual group; his sentence is later commuted to hard labor
  • 1852 – The English astronomer John Russell Hind discovers the asteroid 22 Kalliope
  • 1855 – David Livingstone becomes the first European to see the Victoria Falls in what is now present-day Zambia-Zimbabwe
  • 1857 – Second relief of Lucknow: Twenty-four Victoria Crosses are awarded, the most in a single day
  • 1863 – American Civil War: Battle of Campbell's Station near Knoxville, Tennessee: Confederate troops unsuccessfully attack Union forces
  • 1885 – Canadian rebel leader of the Métis and "Father of Manitoba" Louis Riel is executed for treason
  • 1904 – English engineer John Ambrose Fleming receives a patent for the thermionic valve vacuum tube
  • 1907 – Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory join to form Oklahoma, which is admitted as the 46th US state
  • 1907 – Cunard Line's RMS Mauretania, sister ship of RMS Lusitania, sets sail on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England, to New York City
  • 1914 – The Federal Reserve Bank of the United States officially opens
  • 1920 – Qantas, Australia's national airline, is founded as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited
  • 1938 – LSD is first synthesized by Albert Hofmann from ergotamine at the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel[1]
  • 1940 – World War II: In response to the leveling of Coventry by the German Luftwaffe two days before, the Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg
  • 1940 – Holocaust: In occupied Poland, the Nazis close off the Warsaw Ghetto from the outside world
  • 1940 – New York City's "Mad Bomber" George Metesky places his first bomb at a Manhattan office building used by Consolidated Edison
  • 1943 – World War II: American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in German-controlled Vemork, Norway
  • 1944 – World War II: Operation Queen, the costly Allied thrust to the Rur, is launched
  • 1944 – World War II: Düren, Germany, is destroyed by Allied bombers
  • 1945 – UNESCO is founded
  • 1965 – Venera program: The Soviet Union launches the Venera 3 space probe toward Venus, which will be the first spacecraft to reach the surface of another planet
  • 1973 – Skylab program: NASA launches Skylab 4 with a crew of three astronauts from Cape Canaveral, Florida for an 84-day mission
  • 1973 – US President Richard Nixon signs the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act into law, authorizing the construction of the Alaska Pipeline
  • 1974 – The Arecibo message is broadcast from the Arecibo Radio Telescope in Puerto Rico It was aimed at the current location of the globular star cluster Messier 13 some 25,000 light years away The message will reach empty space by the time it finally arrives since the cluster will have changed position
  • 1979 – The first line of Bucharest Metro Line M1 is opened from Timpuri Noi to Semănătoarea in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1988 – The Supreme Soviet of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic declares that Estonia is "sovereign" but stops short of declaring independence
  • 1988 – In the first open election in more than a decade, voters in Pakistan elect populist candidate Benazir Bhutto to be Prime Minister of Pakistan
  • 1989 – A death squad composed of El Salvadoran army troops kills six Jesuit priests and two others at Jose Simeon Canas University
  • 1990 – Pop group Milli Vanilli are stripped of their Grammy Award because the duo did not sing at all on the Girl You Know It's True album Session musicians had provided all the vocals
  • 1992 – The Hoxne Hoard is discovered by metal detectorist Eric Lawes in Hoxne, Suffolk
  • 1997 – After nearly 18 years of incarceration, the People's Republic of China releases Wei Jingsheng, a pro-democracy dissident, from jail for medical reasons

Births

  • 42 BC – Tiberius, Roman emperor d 37
  • 1436 – Leonardo Loredan, Italian ruler d 1521
  • 1569 – Paul Sartorius, German organist and composer d 1609
  • 1603 – Augustyn Kordecki, Polish monk d 1673
  • 1643 – Jean Chardin, French-English jeweler and explorer d 1703
  • 1648 – Charles Duncombe, English banker and politician, Lord Mayor of London d 1711
  • 1715 – Girolamo Abos, Maltese-Italian composer and educator d 1760
  • 1717 – Jean le Rond d'Alembert, French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher d 1793
  • 1720 – Carlo Antonio Campioni, French-Italian composer d 1788
  • 1750 – Edward Law, 1st Baron Ellenborough, English lawyer, judge, and politician, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales d 1818
  • 1753 – James McHenry, Irish-American surgeon and politician, 3rd United States Secretary of War d 1816
  • 1758 – Peter Andreas Heiberg, Danish philologist and author d 1841
  • 1774 – Georg von Cancrin, German-Russian Minister of Finance under Tsar Nicholas I d 1845
  • 1806 – Mary Tyler Peabody Mann, American author and educator d 1887
  • 1811 – John Bright, English academic and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster d 1889
  • 1836 – Kalākaua of Hawaii d 1891
  • 1839 – Louis-Honoré Fréchette, Canadian poet, author, and politician d 1908
  • 1841 – Jules Violle, French physicist and academic d 1923
  • 1847 – Edmund James Flynn, Canadian lawyer and politician, 10th Premier of Quebec d 1927
  • 1851 – Minnie Hauk, American-Swiss soprano and actress d 1929
  • 1856 – Jürgen Kröger, German architect d 1928
  • 1862 – Charles Turner, Australian cricketer d 1944
  • 1873 – W C Handy, American trumpet player and composer d 1958
  • 1883 – Emil Breitkreutz, American runner and coach d 1972
  • 1888 – Luis Cluzeau Mortet, Uruguayan pianist and composer d 1957
  • 1889 – George S Kaufman, American director, producer, and playwright d 1961
  • 1889 – Dietrich Kraiß, German general d 1944
  • 1890 – Elpidio Quirino, Filipino lawyer and politician, 6th President of the Philippines d 1956
  • 1892 – Guo Moruo, Chinese historian, author, and poet d 1978
  • 1892 – Tazio Nuvolari, Italian race car driver and motorcycle racer d 1953
  • 1894 – Bobby Cruickshank, American golfer d 1975
  • 1894 – Richard Nikolaus von Coudenhove-Kalergi, Austrian philosopher and politician d 1972
  • 1895 – Paul Hindemith, German violinist, composer, and conductor d 1963
  • 1896 – Joan Lindsay, Australian author and critic d 1984
  • 1896 – Oswald Mosley, English lieutenant and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster d 1980
  • 1896 – Lawrence Tibbett, American actor and singer d 1960
  • 1897 – Choudhry Rahmat Ali, Indian-Pakistani academic, created the name for Pakistan d 1951
  • 1899 – Mary Margaret McBride, American radio host d 1976
  • 1904 – Nnamdi Azikiwe, Nigerian journalist and politician, 1st President of Nigeria d 1996
  • 1905 – Eddie Condon, American guitarist and banjo player d 1973
  • 1907 – Burgess Meredith, American actor, singer, director, producer, and screenwriter d 1997
  • 1909 – Mirza Nasir Ahmad, Indian-Pakistani religious leader d 1982
  • 1912 – George O Petrie, American actor and director d 1997
  • 1912 – W E D Ross, Canadian actor, playwright, and author d 1995
  • 1913 – Ellen Albertini Dow, American actress d 2015
  • 1914 – Eddie Chapman, English spy d 1997
  • 1915 – Jean Fritz, Chinese-American author
  • 1916 – Harold Baigent, New Zealand actor and director d 1996
  • 1916 – Daws Butler, American voice actor and singer d 1988
  • 1916 – Al Lucas, Canadian-American bassist d 1983
  • 1922 – Gene Amdahl, American computer scientist, physicist, and engineer, founded the Amdahl Corporation d 2015
  • 1922 – José Saramago, Portuguese novelist, Nobel Prize laureate d 2010
  • 1924 – Sam Farber, American businessman, co-founded OXO d 2013
  • 1924 – Mel Patton, American sprinter and coach d 2014
  • 1927 – Dolo Coker, American pianist and composer d 1983
  • 1928 – Clu Gulager, American actor and director
  • 1929 – Peter Boizot, English businessman and philanthropist, founded PizzaExpress
  • 1929 – Mira Rani Devi, Indian author, educator and gentlewoman d 2009
  • 1930 – Chinua Achebe, Nigerian novelist, poet, and critic d 2013
  • 1930 – Paul Foytack, American baseball player
  • 1930 – Salvatore Riina, Italian mob boss
  • 1931 – Luciano Bottaro, Italian author and illustrator d 2006
  • 1931 – Bob Gibson, American folk singer-songwriter, guitarist, and banjo player d 1996
  • 1931 – Hubert Sumlin, American singer and guitarist d 2011
  • 1933 – Garnet Mimms, American R&B singer
  • 1935 – Elizabeth Drew, American journalist and author
  • 1935 – Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Iraqi-Lebanese cleric, educator, and author d 2010
  • 1935 – Magdi Yacoub, Egyptian-English surgeon and academic
  • 1936 – John Moore, Australian businessman and politician, 46th Australian Minister for Defence
  • 1937 – Alan Budd, English economist and academic
  • 1938 – Robert Nozick, American philosopher, author, and academic d 2002
  • 1938 – Troy Seals, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1939 – Michael Billington, English author and critic
  • 1940 – Donna McKechnie, American actress, singer, and dancer
  • 1941 – Angelo Gilardino, Italian guitarist, composer, and musicologist
  • 1941 – Gerry Marshall, English race car driver d 2005
  • 1941 – Dan Penn, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1942 – Willie Carson, Scottish jockey and sportscaster
  • 1942 – Joanna Pettet, English-Canadian actress
  • 1944 – Oliver Braddick, English psychologist and academic
  • 1945 – Teenie Hodges, American guitarist and songwriter d 2014
  • 1945 – Lynn Hunt, American historian, author, and academic
  • 1946 – Colin Burgess, Australian drummer and songwriter
  • 1946 – Jo Jo White, American basketball player and coach
  • 1947 – Omar Ruiz Hernández, Cuban journalist and activist
  • 1948 – Horst Bertram, German footballer and manager
  • 1948 – Chi Coltrane, American singer-songwriter and pianist
  • 1948 – Bonnie Greer, American-English playwright and critic
  • 1950 – Manuel Zamora, Filipino farmer and politician
  • 1951 – Andy Dalton, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1951 – Miguel Sandoval, American actor and director
  • 1952 – Peter Keefe, American screenwriter and producer d 2010
  • 1952 – Shigeru Miyamoto, Japanese video game designer
  • 1953 – Griff Rhys Jones, Welsh comedian, actor, and author
  • 1954 – Andrea Barrett, American novelist and short story writer
  • 1954 – Dick Gross, Australian lawyer and politician
  • 1955 – Pierre Larouche, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1955 – Héctor Cúper, Argentinian footballer, coach, and manager
  • 1955 – Jun Kunimura, Japanese actor
  • 1956 – Terry Labonte, American race car driver and businessman
  • 1957 – Jacques Gamblin, French actor
  • 1958 – Marg Helgenberger, American actress
  • 1958 – Boris Krivokapić, Serbian author and academic
  • 1959 – Glenda Bailey, English journalist
  • 1959 – Francis M Fesmire, American cardiologist and physician d 2014
  • 1959 – Corey Pavin, American golfer
  • 1961 – Frank Bruno, English boxer
  • 1961 – Corinne Hermès, French singer
  • 1961 – Chris Pitman, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player
  • 1962 – Mani, English bass player
  • 1962 – Josh Silver, American keyboard player and producer
  • 1963 – Steve Argüelles, English drummer and producer
  • 1963 – William Bonner, Brazilian newscaster, publicist and journalist
  • 1963 – Zina Garrison, American tennis player
  • 1964 – Waheed Alli, Baron Alli, English businessman and politician
  • 1964 – Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Italian-French actress, director, and screenwriter
  • 1964 – Dwight Gooden, American baseball player
  • 1964 – Diana Krall, Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist
  • 1964 – Maeve Quinlan, American actress
  • 1965 – Mika Aaltonen, Finnish footballer
  • 1965 – Mark Benton, English actor
  • 1966 – Joey Cape, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1966 – Dave Kushner, American guitarist
  • 1966 – Christian Lorenz, German keyboard player
  • 1966 – Dean McDermott, Canadian-American actor and producer
  • 1966 – Tahir Shah, English journalist, author, and explorer
  • 1967 – Craig Arnold, American poet and academic d 2009
  • 1967 – Lisa Bonet, American actress and director
  • 1968 – Shobha Nagi Reddy, Indian politician d 2014
  • 1968 – Vlado Šola, Croatian handball player
  • 1968 – Melvin Stewart, American swimmer
  • 1970 – Logan Mader, Canadian-American guitarist and producer
  • 1970 – Martha Plimpton, American actress and singer
  • 1970 – Kōshi Rikudō, Japanese manga artist
  • 1971 – Tanja Damaske, German javelin thrower and shot putter
  • 1971 – Mustapha Hadji, Moroccan footballer and manager
  • 1971 – Annely Peebo, Estonian soprano and actress
  • 1971 – Alexander Popov, Russian swimmer and coach
  • 1971 – Waqar Younis, Pakistani cricketer and coach
  • 1972 – Missi Pyle, American actress and singer
  • 1973 – Christian Horner, English race car driver and manager
  • 1973 – Brendan Laney, New Zealand-Scottish rugby player and sportscaster
  • 1974 – Maurizio Margaglio, Italian ice dancer and coach
  • 1974 – Paul Scholes, English footballer and sportscaster
  • 1975 – Julio Lugo, Dominican baseball player
  • 1975 – Yuki Uchida, Japanese actress, model, and singer
  • 1976 – Mario Barravecchia, Belgian singer
  • 1976 – Dan Black, English singer-songwriter
  • 1976 – Juha Pasoja, Finnish footballer
  • 1976 – Martijn Zuijdweg, Dutch swimmer
  • 1977 – Oksana Baiul, Ukrainian-American figure skater
  • 1977 – Gigi Edgley, Australian singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1977 – Maggie Gyllenhaal, American actress and singer
  • 1977 – Mauricio Ochmann, Mexican actor and producer
  • 1978 – Kip Bouknight, American baseball player
  • 1978 – Mehtap Doğan-Sızmaz, Turkish runner
  • 1978 – Takashi Nagayama, Japanese actor
  • 1978 – Gary Naysmith, Scottish footballer and manager
  • 1978 – Carolina Parra, Brazilian guitarist and drummer
  • 1979 – Tony Frias, American soccer player
  • 1979 – Bruce Irons, American surfer
  • 1980 – Moris Carrozzieri, Italian footballer
  • 1980 – Kayte Christensen, American basketball player
  • 1980 – Nicole Gius, Italian skier
  • 1980 – Carol Huynh, Canadian wrestler
  • 1980 – Hasan Üçüncü, Turkish footballer
  • 1981 – Fernando Cabrera, Puerto Rican-American baseball player
  • 1981 – Allison Crowe, Canadian singer-songwriter
  • 1981 – Caitlin Glass, American voice actress, singer, and director
  • 1981 – Kate Miller-Heidke, Australian singer-songwriter
  • 1981 – Osi Umenyiora, English-American football player
  • 1982 – Nonito Donaire, Filipino-American boxer
  • 1982 – Jannie du Plessis, South African rugby player
  • 1982 – Ronald Pognon, French sprinter
  • 1982 – Amar'e Stoudemire, American basketball player
  • 1983 – Chris Gocong, American football player
  • 1983 – Kool AD, American rapper
  • 1983 – Kari Lehtonen, Finnish ice hockey player
  • 1983 – Britta Steffen, German swimmer
  • 1984 – Gemma Atkinson, English model and actress
  • 1984 – Mark Bunn, English footballer
  • 1985 – Maki Nishiyama, Japanese model and actress
  • 1985 – Saori Yamamoto, Japanese model
  • 1986 – Aleksei Anatolyevich Kozlov, Russian footballer
  • 1986 – Maxime Médard, French rugby player
  • 1987 – Eitan Tibi, Israeli footballer
  • 1987 – Jordan Walden, American baseball player
  • 1989 – Iamsu!, American rapper and producer
  • 1991 – Tomomi Kasai, Japanese actress and singer
  • 1992 – George Akpabio, Nigerian footballer
  • 1993 – Pete Davidson, American comedian and actor
  • 1995 – Changjo, South Korean singer, dancer, and actor
  • 1995 – Noah Gray-Cabey, American actor and pianist

Deaths

  • 1093 – Saint Margaret of Scotland b 1045
  • 1240 – Edmund Rich, English archbishop and saint b 1175
  • 1272 – Henry III of England b 1207
  • 1328 – Prince Hisaaki, Japanese shogun b 1276
  • 1464 – John, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach b 1406
  • 1494 – Theda Ukena, German noble b 1432
  • 1601 – Charles Neville, 6th Earl of Westmorland b 1542
  • 1613 – Trajano Boccalini, Italian author and educator b 1556
  • 1628 – Paolo Quagliati, Italian organist and composer b 1555
  • 1688 – Bengt Gottfried Forselius, Swedish-Estonian scholar and author b 1660
  • 1695 – Pierre Nicole, French philosopher and author b 1625
  • 1745 – James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland b 1665
  • 1773 – John Hawkesworth, English journalist and author b 1715
  • 1779 – Pehr Kalm, Finnish botanist and explorer b 1716
  • 1790 – Daniel of St Thomas Jenifer, American politician b 1723
  • 1797 – Frederick William II of Prussia b 1744
  • 1802 – André Michaux, French botanist and explorer b 1746
  • 1806 – Moses Cleaveland, American general, lawyer, and politician, founded Cleveland, Ohio b 1754
  • 1808 – Mustafa IV, Ottoman sultan b 1779
  • 1836 – Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, South African-French mycologist and academic b 1761
  • 1878 – Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine b 1874
  • 1884 – František Chvostek, Czech-Austrian soldier and physician b 1835
  • 1885 – Louis Riel, Canadian lawyer and politician b 1844
  • 1903 – Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine b 1895
  • 1907 – Robert I, Duke of Parma b 1848
  • 1908 – Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière, French-Canadian lawyer and politician, 4th Premier of Quebec b 1829
  • 1911 – A A Ames, American physician and politician, 9th Mayor of Minneapolis b 1842
  • 1911 – Lawrence Feuerbach, American shot putter b 1879
  • 1913 – George Barham, English businessman, founded Express County Milk Supply Company b 1836
  • 1922 – Max Abraham, Polish-German physicist and academic b 1875
  • 1939 – Pierce Butler, American lawyer and jurist b 1866
  • 1941 – Eduard Eelma, Estonian footballer b 1902
  • 1941 – Miina Härma, Estonian organist, composer, and conductor b 1864
  • 1947 – Giuseppe Volpi, Italian businessman and politician, founded the Venice Film Festival b 1877
  • 1950 – Bob Smith, American physician and surgeon, co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous b 1879
  • 1956 – Ōtori Tanigorō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 24th Yokozuna b 1887
  • 1960 – Clark Gable, American actor and singer b 1901
  • 1961 – Sam Rayburn, American lawyer and politician, 48th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives b 1882
  • 1964 – Donald C Peattie, American botanist and author b 1898
  • 1971 – Edie Sedgwick, American model and actress b 1943
  • 1972 – Vera Karalli, Russian ballerina and actress b 1889
  • 1973 – Alan Watts, English-American philosopher, author, and educator b 1915
  • 1974 – Walther Meissner, German physicist and engineer b 1882
  • 1976 – Jack Foster, English cricketer b 1905
  • 1982 – Pavel Alexandrov, Russian mathematician and academic b 1896
  • 1984 – Vic Dickenson, American trombonist b 1906
  • 1986 – Siobhán McKenna, Irish actress b 1923
  • 1987 – Jim Brewer, American baseball player and coach b 1937
  • 1989 – Jean-Claude Malépart, Canadian lawyer and politician b 1938
  • 1990 – Ege Bagatur, Turkish politician b 1937
  • 1993 – Lucia Popp, Slovak-German soprano b 1939
  • 1993 – Achille Zavatta, Tunisia-born French clown b 1915
  • 1994 – Chet Powers, American singer-songwriter and guitarist b 1943
  • 1999 – Daniel Nathans, American microbiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate b 1928
  • 2000 – Ahmet Kaya, Turkish-French singer-songwriter b 1957
  • 2001 – Tommy Flanagan, American pianist and composer b 1930
  • 2005 – Ralph Edwards, American radio and television host and producer b 1913
  • 2005 – Henry Taube, Canadian-American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate b 1915
  • 2005 – Donald Watson, English activist, founded the Vegan Society b 1910
  • 2006 – Milton Friedman, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate b 1912
  • 2006 – Yuri Levada, Russian sociologist and political scientist b 1930
  • 2007 – Harold Alfond, American businessman b 1914
  • 2007 – Grethe Kausland, Norwegian actress and singer b 1947
  • 2007 – Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian actor and screenwriter b 1946
  • 2007 – Vernon Scannell, English boxer, poet, and author b 1922
  • 2008 – Jan Krugier; Polish-Swiss art dealer b 1928
  • 2008 – Reg Varney, English actor and screenwriter b 1916
  • 2009 – Antonio de Nigris, Mexican footballer b 1978
  • 2009 – Sergei Magnitsky, Ukrainian-Russian accountant and lawyer b 1972
  • 2009 – Edward Woodward, English actor b 1930
  • 2010 – Britton Chance, American biologist and sailor b 1913
  • 2010 – Ronni Chasen, American publicist b 1946
  • 2010 – Wyngard Tracy, Filipino DJ and talent manager b 1952
  • 2012 – John Chapman, Australian evangelist and academic b 1930
  • 2012 – Subhash Dutta, Bangladeshi actor and director b 1930
  • 2012 – Patrick Edlinger, French mountaineer b 1960
  • 2012 – Aliu Mahama, Ghanaian engineer and politician, 3rd Vice President of Ghana b 1946
  • 2012 – Eliyahu Nawi, Iraqi-Israeli lawyer, judge, and politician b 1920
  • 2012 – Bob Scott, New Zealand rugby player b 1921
  • 2013 – Robert Conley, American journalist b 1928
  • 2013 – Billy Hardwick, American bowler b 1941
  • 2013 – William McDonough Kelly, Canadian lieutenant and politician b 1925
  • 2013 – Tanvir Ahmad Khan, Indian-Pakistani diplomat, 19th Foreign Secretary of Pakistan b 1932
  • 2013 – Oscar Lanford, American mathematician and academic b 1940
  • 2013 – Arne Pedersen, Norwegian footballer and manager b 1931
  • 2013 – Louis D Rubin, Jr, American author, critic, and academic b 1923
  • 2013 – Charles Waterhouse, American painter, sculptor, and illustrator b 1924
  • 2014 – Charles Champlin, American historian, author, and critic b 1926
  • 2014 – Jovan Ćirilov, Serbian poet and playwright b 1931
  • 2014 – Ian Craig, Australian cricketer b 1935
  • 2014 – Juan Joseph, American football player and coach b 1987
  • 2014 – Jadwiga Piłsudska, Polish soldier, pilot, and architect b 1920
  • 2014 – Carl Sanders, American soldier, pilot, and politician, 74th Governor of Georgia b 1925
  • 2015 – David Canary, American actor b 1938
  • 2015 – Michael C Gross, American graphic designer and producer b 1945
  • 2015 – Bert Olmstead, Canadian ice hockey player and coach b 1926
  • 2015 – Alton D Slay, American general b 1924

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Edmund of Abingdon
    • Eucherius of Lyon
    • Gertrude the Great Roman Catholic Church
    • Giuseppe Moscati
    • Hugh of Lincoln
    • Margaret of Scotland
    • Matthew the Evangelist Eastern Christianity
    • Othmar
    • Roch Gonzalez, SJ
    • November 16 Eastern Orthodox liturgics
  • Day of Declaration of Sovereignty Estonia
  • Earliest day on which Day of Repentance and Prayer can fall, while November 22 is the latest; celebrated 11 days before Advent Sunday Lutheran, Reformed Calvinist and United Protestant churches, Saxony, Bavaria, and its related observance:
    • Volkstrauertag Germany
  • Icelandic Language Day or Dagur íslenskrar tungu Iceland
  • International Day for Tolerance United Nations]]
  • Statia Day, Sint Eustatius, Caribbean Netherlands

References

  1. ^ Albert Hofmann; translated from the original German LSD Ganz Persönlich by J Ott MAPS-Volume 6, Number 69, Summer 1969

External links

  • BBC: On This Day
  • The New York Times: On This Day
  • Today in Canadian History


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