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Monday November 16, 2020

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.

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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.

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November 16 Historical Event(s)

  • 534
    A second and final revision of the Codex Justinianus is published.
  • 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.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: Battle of Campbell’s Station near Knoxville, Tennessee – Confederate troops unsuccessfully attack Union forces.
  • 1938
    LSD is first synthesized by Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann at the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, Switzerland.
  • 1940
    World War II: in response to the leveling of Coventry, England by Nazi Germany’s Luftwaffe two days before, the Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg.
  • 1944
    Operation Queen, the costly Allied thrust to the Rur river was launched
  • 1965
    Venera program: the Soviet Union launches the Venera 3 space probe toward Venus, that will be the first spacecraft to reach the surface of another planet.
  • 1973
    U.S. President Richard Nixon signs the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act into law, authorizing the construction of the Alaska Pipeline.
  • 1988
    The Supreme Soviet of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic declares that Estonia is “sovereign” but stops short of declaring independence.

Who were born on November 16?

  • 1436
    Leonardo Loredan, Doge of the Republic of Venice (d. 1521)
  • 1720
    Carlo Antonio Campioni, Italian composer (d. 1788)
  • 1753
    James McHenry, American statesman (d. 1816)
  • 1862
    Charles Turner, Australian cricketer (d. 1944)
  • 1953
    Griff Rhys Jones, Welsh comedian, writer and actor
  • 1954
    Arrow, calypso and soca musician, born Alphonsus Cassell
  • 1972
    Missi Pyle, American actress
  • 1980
    Carol Huynh, Canadian freestyle wrestler
  • 1980
    Kayte Christensen, American basketball player
  • 1981
    Kate Miller-Heidke, Australian singer-songwriter

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