November 16: Day of the Week
November 16, 2021 was the 320th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 45 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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November 16 Historical Event(s)
- 534A second and final revision of the Codex Justinianus is published.
- 1491An 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.
- 1852The English astronomer John Russell Hind discovers the asteroid 22 Kalliope.
- 1863American Civil War: Battle of Campbell’s Station near Knoxville, Tennessee – Confederate troops unsuccessfully attack Union forces.
- 1907Cunard Line’s RMS Mauretania, sister ship of RMS Lusitania, sets sail on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.
- 1907Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory join to form Oklahoma, that is admitted as the 46th U.S. state.
- 1940World War II: in response to the leveling of Coventry, England by Nazi Germany’s Luftwaffe two days before, the Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg.
- 1988In the first open election in more than a decade, voters in Pakistan elect populist candidate Benazir Bhutto to be Prime Minister of Pakistan.
- 1992The Hoxne Hoard is discovered by metal detectorist Eric Lawes in Hoxne, Suffolk.
- 2000Bill Clinton becomes the first U.S. President to visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War.
Who were born on November 16?
- 1758Peter Andreas Heiberg, Danish author and philologist (d. 1841)
- 1811John Bright, British politician (d. 1889)
- 1905Eddie Condon, American jazz banjoist and guitarist (d. 1973)
- 1907Burgess Meredith, American actor (d. 1997)
- 1953Griff Rhys Jones, Welsh comedian, writer and actor
- 1954Andrea Barrett, American novelist
- 1954Bruce Edwards, American golf caddy (d. 2004)
- 1970Logan Mader, American guitarist (Machine Head)
- 1972Missi Pyle, American actress
- 1984Kimberly J. Brown, American actress
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