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 This day in History - November 16
354 Historic Events for November 16
1973

Joe Hudepohl, US, 800m freestyle relay (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1974

John Lennon's only solo #1 "Whatever Gets You Through the Night"

Event
1974

Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner Effect), dies at 91

Death
1974

1st intentional interstellar radio message sent, Arecibo telescope towards M 41, a cluster of stars some 25,000 light years away

Event
1974

Milwaukee Bucks lose their 11th straight NBA game (team record)

Event
1975

Ernst van Raalte, lawyer/minister-president, dies at 83

Death
1975

Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Jacksonville Ladies Golf Open

Event
1976

Ren‚ Levesque's "Parti Qu‚b‚‡ois" wins elections in Quebec

Event
1976

Franz MT de Liage B”hl, German/Dutch assyriologist, dies at 94

Death
1976

Rick Barry (SF), ends then longest NBA free throw streak of 60

Event
1977

Oksana Baiul, Ukraine, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1994)

Birth
1977

Rod Carew wins AL MVP award

Event
1978

Major Indoor Soccer League holds its 1st draft

Event
1978

Cornelis P "Cor" Bru˜n, Dutch novelist (Sil), dies at 95

Death
1978

Claude Dauphin, French actor (Les Miserables, Mado), dies at 75

Death
1979

Salli Wills, Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)

Birth
1979

Michael Faustino, actor (brother of David)

Birth
1979

Paul McCartney releases "Wonderful Christmas"

Event
1980

Imogen Hassall, Countess of Cleavage (Carry on Lovng), suicide at 37

Death
1980

Tampa Bay Buccaneer QB Doug Williams throws for 486 yards

Event
1981

Enid Markey, actress (Aunt Violet-Bringing Up Buddy), dies at 85

Death
1981

William Holden, actor (Network, Wild Bunch, Breezy), dies at 63

Death
1981

Luke marries Laura on General Hospital (16 million watch)

Event
1981

Dennis Lillee kicked Javed Miandad, who waved his bat at Dennis

Event
1981

"Merrily We Roll Along" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 16 performances

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