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Famous Events For November 16

Famous Events For November 16 – Today In History

What Happened on November 16 in World History?

Early Centuries – November 16 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. November 16, 0013 – Tiberius marches through Rome after capturing Germany. He later became the king
2. November 16, 0534 – publication of the 2nd and final revised coded Roman Law
3. November 16, 1380 – proclamation by French King Charles VI that there would be no taxes in future
4. November 16, 1532 – seizure of Inca King Atahualpa by Francisco Pizarro in an astonished attack at Cajamarca
5. November 16, 1572 – the army under the guidance of Don Frederik captured and looted Zutphen, Netherlands

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6. November 16, 1581 – Ivan, Chief Terrible, his son and future heir, Ivan Ivanovich with a staff over an argument. His son died three days later
7. November 16, 1632 – Sweden defeats the imperial army under the guidance of Albert von Wallenstein in the war of Lutzen
8. November 16, 1676 – first foreign prison established in Nantucket, Massachusetts
9. November 16, 1677 – seizure of Freiburg by the French army

18th Century – What Happened on November 16 – The 1700s

10. November 16, 1700 – Sovereign ruler of Brandenburg sworn in as king of Prussia
11. November 16, 1763 – John Wilkes, an English correspondent wounded in a fight
12. November 16, 1764 – submission of native Americans to the British in the Indian battle of Chief Pontiac
13. November 16, 1771 – West Indian Company and Amsterdam share the country of Suriname
14. November 16, 1776 – US Andrew Doria honored at the Fort St Eustatius (Dutch Caribbean Island), the first ship to be honored in a foreign land. The honor bestowed by a gun salute
15. November 16, 1776 – seize of Fort Washington by British army during the American Revolution
16. November 16, 1798 – the first state to abolish an act of the Congress was Kentucky

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19th Century – November 16 This Day That Year – The 1800s

17. November 16, 1801 – New York Evening Post releases its first publication
18. November 16, 1805 – The advance of the French army was arrested by the Russian army at the war at Schongrabern
19. November 16, 1824 – The Fifth Street in New York City thrown to the public for commercial use
20. November 16, 1835 – publication of the abstracts of letters to Henslow, written by Charles Darwin during his journey on the Beagle
21. November 16, 1840 – New Zealand annexed to Britain colony
22. November 16, 1841 – copyright granted to Napoleon Guerin (NYC) for inventing life saviors made of cork
23. November 16, 1849 – Fyodor Dostoevsky was given capital punishment by a Russian Court for his involvement in activities against the administration and connected to the fundamental group; the death sentence was converted to hard labor
24. November 16, 1856 – inauguration of the Amsterdam post office at Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal
25. November 16, 1859 – debut performance of “Groza” by Aleksandr Ostrovsky in Moscow
26. November 16, 1863 – there were 492 victims in the war of Campbell’s Station TN
27. November 16, 1864 – allied forces withdraw at Lovejoy, Georgia
28. November 16, 1870 – Spanish legislature chooses King Amadeus I
29. November 16, 1871 – commissioning of the National Rifle Association in the State of New York, a first of its kind

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30. November 16, 1875 – Egyptians were lost to Ethiopian king Yohannes at the war of Gundet
31. November 16, 1875 – copyright is given to William Bonwill for inventing the dental hammer to force gold into voids in the teeth
32. November 16, 1882 – the destruction of the village Abari in Niger by the British armored boat HMS Flirt
33. November 16, 1894 – execution of 6000 Americans by Turks in Kurdistan
34. November 16, 1894 – French Army under the guidance of Henri Decoeur arrives in Nikki, West Africa

20th Century – Important Events On This Day November 16 – The 1900s

35. November 16, 1901 – Henry Fournier creates a record of driving a mile in 51 4/5 seconds during the automobile race on Ocean Pathway, Brooklyn
36. November 16, 1901 – The invitation extended to Booker T. Washington to dine with Teddy and Edith Roosevelt was criticized from the South
37. November 16, 1903 – debut performance of the musical “Babette” by V. Herbert and H. Smith in NYC
38. November 16, 1905 – installation of Dutch Russian Count Witte as Prime Minister of Russia
39. November 16, 1907 – Oklahoma joins the USA as the 46th state

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40. November 16, 1908 – The acclaimed musician Arturo Toscanini starts performing music in NY’s Metropolitan Opera
41. November 16, 1909 – founding of EVV Eindhoven Football team
42. November 16, 1914 – inauguration of Federal Reserve System
43. November 16, 1914 – appeal for peace by Pope Benedict XV
44. November 16, 1916 – debut performance of “Bound East for Cardiff” by Berlin V Hebert, Blossoms, at NYC
45. November 16, 1916 – music by I. Berlin, V. Herbert, H. Blossoms debuts in NYC
46. November 16, 1916 – 1000 lost their lives when an ammunition factory detonated
47. November 16, 1917 – capture of Tel Aviv and Jaffa by the British
48. November 16, 1918 – Hungary declared a republic
49. November 16, 1919 – Admiral Horthy captures Budapest from Bela Kuns Soviet Republic
50. November 16, 1920 – establishment of Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited in Winton, Queensland, Australia
51. November 16, 1922 – appeal to Belgian people by Pope Pius XI to unit
52. November 16, 1922 – military assistance sought from Turkish Kalief, Sultan Mehmed VI from the British army
53. November 16, 1924 – Frankford Yellowjackets defeat Cleveland Bulldogs Cleveland Bulldogs, thus ending the 31-game unconquered streak (NFL and major-league football best)
54. November 16, 1925 – establishment of American Association for Advancement of Atheism (NY)

55. November 16, 1925 – debut performance of “In a Garden” by Philip Barry
56. November 16, 1926 – In the debut NY Ranger’s game, defeated Montreal Maroons 1-0
57. November 16, 1933 – announcement by President of Brazil, Getulio Vargas that he is the ruler
58. November 16, 1933 – President Roosevelt and USSR set up ambassadorial ties
59. November 16, 1935 – debut performance of the musical “Jumbo” by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in NYC
60. November 16, 1936 – Germany commences airstrikes on Madrid
61. November 16, 1938 – round-table discussion in East India was not acceptable to KB Regiment
62. November 16, 1938 – Dr. Albert Hofmann, a Swiss chemist, created LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) in the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, Switzerland for the first time
63. November 16, 1939 – Gangster, Al Capone released from Alcatraz jail
64. November 16, 1939 – German submarine destroys Sliedrecht, a tanker, near Ireland
65. November 16, 1940 – air attack on Hamburg by the Royal Air Force just two days before the Germans destroyed Coventry, England
66. November 16, 1941 – capture of Kertsh by German army
67. November 16, 1942 – American Bomber, US B-17 strikes the aerodrome at Sidi Ahmed
68. November 16, 1943 – During WWII, the American Airforce bombards a hydro-electric station and heavy water manufacturing unit in German-administered Vemork, Norway
69. November 16, 1944 – US attacks Geilenlirchen
70. November 16, 1945 – The first US Jewish college, Yeshiva College, founded in NY
71. November 16, 1945 – Establishment of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)

72. November 16, 1945 – Two new elements, americium with atomic number 95 and curium with atomic number 96 discovered by Glenn Seaborg, James Morgan, and Albert Ghiorso
73. November 16, 1947 – light punishment to nazis causes 15,000 people to show their unhappiness in Brussels
74. November 16, 1948 – repatriation of Jews from Yemen to Israel commenced under the project ‘Operation Magic Carpet’
75. November 16, 1950 – Egyptian King Faruk insists that all British army leaves
76. November 16, 1950 – US authorities agree to UN proposal to issue postal stamps
77. November 16, 1950 – emergency declared by US President Harry Truman because of the critical situation created by communist
78. November 16, 1952 – Papagos’ Greek Concentrate swept the Greek Parliamentary vote
79. November 16, 1955 – first speed boat creates a record of 200 mph (Donald Campbell)
80. November 16, 1955 – the arrival of Sultan Sidi Mohammed Ben Yussuph V in Morocco
81. November 16, 1957 – curtain down for “Copper & Brass” at Martin Beck Theatre, NYC after 36 presentations
82. November 16, 1957 – Celtic Bill Russell creates NBA best-score of 49 rebounds defeating Philadelphia, 111-89
83. November 16, 1957 –last murder by Ed Gein, the US killer and body snatcher
84. November 16, 1957 – the winning momentum of Okla’s NCAA stopped at 47 when they lost to Notre Dame, 7-0
85. November 16, 1959 – the movie, “Sound of Music” by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, made 1443 presentations at Lunt Fontanne Theatre, NYC
86. November 16, 1960 – Dick Groat, NL batting expert, chosen MVP

87. November 16, 1961 – United Kingdom puts restrictions on immigration from Commonwealth nations
88. November 16, 1961 – defense support to South Vietnam was enhanced by US President JFK but without promising the US fighting group
89. November 16, 1962 – The constitution of Kuwait approved
90. November 16, 1962 – Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors achieved 73 points against the NY Knicks
91. November 16, 1963 – stoppage of work by Toledo, OH newspaper workers commence
92. November 16, 1964 – a shortwave broadcast program by Radio CJCX Sydney Nova Scotia (Canada) commences
93. November 16, 1964 – atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh/Semipallitinsk USSR
94. November 16, 1965 – Spacecraft Venera 3 was sent into space and landed on another planet
95. November 16, 1965 – Walt Disney creates an Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow project
96. November 16, 1966 – Dr. Sam Sheppard was in jail for 9 years before the jury granted him freedom
97. November 16, 1966 – Roberto Clemente, outfielder of Pirates, chosen NL MVP
98. November 16, 1966 – A collection of songs, “Greatest Hits” by The Temptations announced (Billboard Album of the year 1967)
99. November 16, 1968 – 15,000 people demonstrated in the streets in Derry, Northern Ireland, supported by The Derry Citizens Action Committee despite the ban
100. November 16, 1969 – The murder of around 347-504 South Vietnamese defenseless residents by US soldiers, known as the ‘1968 My Lai massacre’ described

101. November 16, 1969 – Dallas Cowboys defeat the Washington Redskins, 41-28 during US President Nixon’s presence at the NFL game and he was the first president to witness while in office
102. November 16, 1970 – The IRA (Irish Republican Army) kills two men
103. November 16, 1970 – South Vietnamese Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky upholds the actions in Cambodia on the suspicion that the communist army may overtake South Vietnam within 24 hours if the army in Cambodia was withdrawn
104. November 16, 1970 – Elton John performs in New York and is recorded. This was announced as his 11-17-70 collection
105. November 16, 1971 – The Compton inquiry accepts that the internees were not treated well but did not accept that they were subjected to regular ill-treatment (Northern Ireland)
106. November 16, 1971 – increase in the air support activity to Cambodia as the war started near Phnom Penh
107. November 16, 1972 – premiere of “Dear Oscar” at Playhouse Theatre NYC for 5 presentations
108. November 16, 1972 – Edward Heath, British Prime Minister, cautions against a One-sided proclamation of Freedom
109. November 16, 1973 – announcement by John Lennon on collection of songs, “Mind Games”
110. November 16, 1973 – construction of the Alaskan pipeline approved by US President Richard Nixon
111. November 16, 1973 – spacecraft Skylab 4 sent into space to orbit the earth
112. November 16, 1974 – first planned inter-planetary radio message sent towards M41, a collection of stars nearly 25,000 light-years far off
113. November 16, 1974 – single musical #1, “Whatever Gets You Through the Night”
114. November 16, 1974 – Milwaukee Bucks were defeated on their 11th NBA game
115. November 16, 1974 – The Swedish Pop Group, ABBA commence their tour of Europe – their first excursion outside Sweden

116. November 16, 1976 – Parti Quebecois guided by Rene Levesque swept the voting in Quebec
117. November 16, 1976 – Rick Barry of San Francisco, breaks the NBA record of 60 free throw
118. November 16, 1977 – AL MVP award achieved by Rod Carew
119. November 16, 1978 – Major Indoor Soccer League convenes its first player selection meeting
120. November 16, 1979 – the musical, “Wonderful Christmas” by Paul McCartney announced
121. November 16, 1980 – Doug Williams, QB of Tampa Bay Buccaneer, throws the ball for 486 yards
122. November 16, 1981 – premiere of “Merrily We Roll Along” at Alvin Theater NYC for 16 presentations
123. November 16, 1981 – Dennis Lilee man-handles Javed Miandad when swayed his bat at Dennis
124. November 16, 1981 – a decision taken by President Regan on a secret plan to chunk the Cuban assistance to Nicaragua and EI Salvador
125. November 16, 1982 – The spacecraft Columbia lands at Edwards Air Force Base after 5 days of stay in space
126. November 16, 1982 – The 57-day strike football players called off after an Arrangement was arrived at
127. November 16, 1982 – completion of its 1st operative journey by the spacecraft Columbia
128. November 16, 1982 – Debut of the play, “Real Thing” by Tom Stoppard in London
129. November 16, 1983 – Kapil Dev achieves 9-83 against WI at Ahmedabad, still India lost to WI
130. November 16, 1984 – Discovery 2 parks at Kennedy Center – 14th Shuttle Mission
131. November 16, 1984 – the debut appearance of Imran Khan for NSW Cricket
132. November 16, 1984 – “Every Man Has a Who Loves Him” by John Lennon shown after the death of the author
133. November 16, 1985 – discussion meeting between President Regan and Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev at Geneva
134. November 16, 1986 – Dale Earnhardt achieves the 36th NASCAR Sprint Cup
135. November 16, 1987 – “One Upon a Long Ago” by Paul McCartney announced
136. November 16, 1988 – freedom in internal matters announced by Estonia
137. November 16, 1988 – Jose Canseco was the first to get an AL MVP award without any opposition since Reggie Jackson
138. November 16, 1988 – Benazir Bhutto of PPP party in Pakistan sweeps the free Pakistani vote in 11 years
139. November 16, 1988 – Defamation case filed by Robin Givens against Mike Tyson for $ 125 million
140. November 16, 1988 – President Regan and the First Lady meet Margaret Thatcher at state dinner after the customary arrival formality and official meetings
141. November 16, 1988 – meeting between President Reagan and mayor of Jerusalem Teddy Kollek

142. November 16, 1989 – premiere of “Gypsy” at St James Theater NYC to give 477 presentations
143. November 16, 1989 – execution of 6 Jesuit priests by the army of El Salvador
144. November 16, 1989 – Separate Amenities Act was withdrawn by the South African President F.W. de Klerk
145. November 16, 1989 – UNESCO approves the Seville Statement on Violence at the 25th meeting of its General Conference
146. November 16, 1990 – Manuel Noriega accuses the the US did not conducting an impartial hearing
147. November 16, 1993 – premiere of “Any Given Day” at Longacre Theatre to give 32 presentations
148. November 16, 1993 – closing of Lenin Gallery by an order of Russian President Yeltsin
149. November 16, 1995 – US Attorney General Janet Reno was diagnosed with Parkinson’s ailment
150. November 16, 1995 – surgical procedure conducted on Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother for hip joint correction
151. November 16, 1996 – The last show of “Into the Whirlwind” at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 2 presentations
152. November 16, 1996 –Lifetime was awarded the Golden Cable ACE for “Lifetime Applauds: The Fight Against Breast Cancer”
153. November 16, 1997 – last performance of “1776” at Criterion Theatre, NYC
154. November 16, 1997 – Toronto defeated Saskatchewan, 47-23 at the 85th CFL Grey Cup
155. November 16, 1997 – Wei Jingshng, an activist for Democracy in China was released after 18 years in prison by the People’s Republic of China for reasons of health
156. November 16, 1997 – Jeff Gordon was awarded the 47th NASCAR Sprint Cup
157. November 16, 1997 -American tennis celebrity Pete Sampras defeats in succession the Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikov, 6-3,6-2,6-2 in Hanover, Germany to get the ATP Tour World Championship title
158. November 16, 1998 – Monica Lewinsky authors a book on her affairs with US President Bill Clinton and signs a contract for the North American rights
159. November 16, 1999 – the 2nd collection of music, “The Chronic 2001” by
160. Dr. Dre announced

21st Century – November 16 This Day In History – The 2000s

161. November 16, 2000 – The first US President to visit Vietnam after the Vietnam War was Bill Clinton
162. November 16, 2002 – The one-sided declaration of war by Israel and the USA on Iraq forced Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq, to agree to the UN Resolution 1441
163. November 16, 2003 – Edmonton Eskimos conquers Montreal Alouettes, 34-22 at the 91st CFL Grey Cup
164. November 16, 2003 – First official match of Lionel Messi for FC Barcelona against Porto
165. November 16, 2003 – Matt Kenseth was awarded the 55th NASCAR Sprint Cup
166. November 16, 2003 – Roger Federer of Switzerland defeats the American Andre Agassi, 6-3,6-0,6-4 to win the Tennis Masters Cup held in Houston, Texas
167. November 16, 2004 – The musical, “Let Me Love You” by Mario was announced (Billboard Song of the Year 2005)
168. November 16, 2008 – Jimmie Johnson was awarded the 60th NASCAR Sprint Cup
169. November 16, 2008 – Novak Djokovic of Serbia defeats the Russian Nikolay Dyavydenko, 6-1, 7-5 in his first career term-ending Tennis Masters Cup title in Shanghai, China
170. November 16, 2009 -debut performance of the film, “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” on the theme of the book by Stephenie Meyer, guided by Chris Weitz, featuring Kristen Steward and Robert Pattinson, in Los Angeles
171. November 16, 2010 – foundation laying ceremony for George W. Bush Presidential Centre at the University Park
172. November 16, 2010 – Prince William agrees to marry Catherine (Kate) Middleton at Clarence
173. November 16, 2012 – The gross earning of “Call of Duty: Black Ops 2” touched $500 million in 24 hours and was rated as the biggest performing event
174. November 16, 2013 – Sachin Tendulkar calls it a day after playing the match in Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai against the West Indies
175. November 16, 2014 – Romania selects Klaus Iohannis as its President
176. November 16, 2014 – Ford EcoBoost 400 won by Kevin Harvick representing Stewart-Haas Racing at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida and to achieve his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series by 1 point from Ryan Newman
177. November 16, 2014 – Novak Djokovic successively wins 3 ATP World Tour Finals tennis championships since Roger Federer retired due to an injury from the final in London
178. November 16, 2015 – Francois Hollande, French President claims in the Parliament that the country is at war with ISIS
179. November 16, 2015 – an 1111-carat diamond, the largest diamond found in the Karowe mine, Botswana in more than a hundred years
180. November 16, 2017 – A sale price of $450.3 million was offered at an auction in New York for art work, “Salvator Mundi” by Leonard da Vinci – the best-price for an artwork
181. November 16, 2017 – At a UN Climate Summit in Bonn, Germany, 19 countries guarantee to phase out coal
182. November 16, 2017 – The main opposition party, the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) was dismissed as per the ruling of the Cambodian court
183. November 16, 2017 – US Senator AI Franken is blamed for fondling and kissing a woman by force

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