November 16: Day of the Week
November 16, 2020 is the 321st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 45 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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)
- 1272While 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.
- 1776American Revolutionary War: Hessian mercenaries capture Fort Washington from the Patriots.
- 1822American Old West: Missouri trader William Becknell arrives in Santa Fe, New Mexico over a route that became known as the Santa Fe Trail.
- 1863American Civil War: Battle of Campbell’s Station near Knoxville, Tennessee – Confederate troops unsuccessfully attack Union forces.
- 1914The Federal Reserve Bank of the United States officially opens.
- 1945Cold War: Operation Paperclip – the United States Army secretly admits 88 German scientists and engineers to help in the development of rocket technology.
- 1973Skylab program: NASA launches Skylab 4 with a crew of three astronauts from Cape Canaveral, Florida for an 84-day mission.
- 1988The Supreme Soviet of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic declares that Estonia is “sovereign” but stops short of declaring independence.
- 1989A death squad composed of El Salvadoran army troops kills six Jesuit priests and two others at Jose Simeon Canas University.
- 1992The Hoxne Hoard is discovered by metal detectorist Eric Lawes in Hoxne, Suffolk.
Who were born on November 16?
- 1643Jean Chardin, French explorer (d. 1703)
- 1851Minnie Hauk, American soprano (d. 1929)
- 1922José Saramago, Portuguese novelist, Nobel laureate (d. 2010)
- 1930Chinua Achebe, Nigerian novelist, poet and academic
- 1941Gerry Marshall, British race car driver (d. 2005)
- 1964Diana Krall, Canadian jazz pianist and singer
- 1970Logan Mader, American guitarist (Machine Head)
- 1978Carolina Parra, Brazilian guitarist and drummer (CSS)
- 1980Carol Huynh, Canadian freestyle wrestler
- 1983Chris Gocong, American football player
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