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Saturday November 16, 2019

November 16: Day of the Week

November 16, 2019 was the 320th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 45 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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.

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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.
  • 1532
    Francisco Pizarro and his men capture Inca Emperor Atahualpa.
  • 1805
    Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Schöngrabern – Russian forces under Pyotr Bagration delay the pursuit by French troops under Murat.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: Battle of Campbell’s Station near Knoxville, Tennessee – Confederate troops unsuccessfully attack Union forces.
  • 1907
    Cunard Line’s RMS Mauretania, sister ship of RMS Lusitania, sets sail on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.
  • 1943
    World War II: American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in German-controlled Vemork, Norway.
  • 1944
    Operation Queen, the costly Allied thrust to the Rur river was launched
  • 1973
    Skylab program: NASA launches Skylab 4 with a crew of three astronauts from Cape Canaveral, Florida for an 84-day mission.
  • 1988
    The Supreme Soviet of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic declares that Estonia is “sovereign” but stops short of declaring independence.
  • 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?

  • 1766
    Rodolphe Kreutzer, French violinist (d. 1831)
  • 1839
    Louis-Honoré Fréchette, French Canadian poet (d. 1908)
  • 1847
    Edmund James Flynn, Canadian politician (d. 1927)
  • 1885
    Monsignor Sir Mikiel Gonzi, Maltese archbishop (d. 1984)
  • 1915
    Alphonse “Bois Sec” Ardoin, Cajun accordionist (d. 2007)
  • 1952
    Piero Falchetta, Italian archivist in Biblioteca Marciana, essayist and translator
  • 1966
    Christian Lorenz, German keyboardist (Rammstein)
  • 1977
    Maggie Gyllenhaal, American actress
  • 1981
    Caitlin Glass, American voice actress
  • 1986
    Saeko, Japanese actress

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