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Tuesday November 16, 2021

November 16: Day of the Week

November 16, 2021 is the 320th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 45 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.

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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)

  • 1532
    Francisco Pizarro and his men capture Inca Emperor Atahualpa.
  • 1776
    American Revolution: the United Provinces (Low Countries) recognize the independence of the United States.
  • 1849
    A Russian court sentences Fyodor Dostoevsky to death for anti-government activities linked to a radical intellectual group; his sentence is later commuted to hard labor.
  • 1852
    The English astronomer John Russell Hind discovers the asteroid 22 Kalliope.
  • 1940
    Holocaust: in occupied Poland, the Nazis close off the Warsaw Ghetto from the outside world.
  • 1943
    World War II: American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in German-controlled Vemork, Norway.
  • 1988
    The Supreme Soviet of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic declares that Estonia is “sovereign” but stops short of declaring independence.
  • 1989
    A death squad composed of El Salvadoran army troops kills six Jesuit priests and two others at Jose Simeon Canas University.
  • 1992
    The Hoxne Hoard is discovered by metal detectorist Eric Lawes in Hoxne, Suffolk.
  • 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?

  • 1873
    W. C. Handy, American composer (d. 1958)
  • 1942
    Joanna Pettet, English actress
  • 1946
    Jo Jo White, American basketball player
  • 1954
    Andrea Barrett, American novelist
  • 1963
    Steve Arguelles, British jazz drummer
  • 1966
    Dave Kushner, American guitarist (Velvet Revolver)
  • 1973
    Christian Horner, British Formula One team owner
  • 1978
    Carolina Parra, Brazilian guitarist and drummer (CSS)
  • 1982
    Jannie du Plessis, South African rugby player
  • 1982
    Ronald Pognon, French sprinter

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