Saturday November 16, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

November 16: Day of the Week

November 16, 2024 is the 321st day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 45 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.

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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

November 16 Historical Event(s)

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.
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.
1907
Cunard Line’s RMS Mauretania, sister ship of RMS Lusitania, sets sail on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.
1907
Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory join to form Oklahoma, that is admitted as the 46th U.S. state.
1938
LSD is first synthesized by Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann at the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, Switzerland.
1940
Holocaust: in occupied Poland, the Nazis close off the Warsaw Ghetto from the outside world.
1945
Cold War: Operation Paperclip – the United States Army secretly admits 88 German scientists and engineers to help in the development of rocket technology.
2000
Bill Clinton becomes the first U.S. President to visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War.

Who were born on November 16?

1753
James McHenry, American statesman (d. 1816)
1847
Edmund James Flynn, Canadian politician (d. 1927)
1888
Luis Cluzeau Mortet, Uruguayan composer and pianist (d. 1957)
1896
Pavel Sergeevich Alexandrov, Russian mathematician (d. 1982)
1952
Robin McKinley, American novelist
1964
Dwight Gooden, American baseball player
1968
Melvin Stewart, American swimmer
1978
Gary Naysmith, Scottish footballer
1978
Kip Bouknight, American baseball player
1984
Kimberly J. Brown, American actress

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