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 This day in History - November 16
354 Historic Events for November 16
1875

Battle at Gundet: Ethiopian emperor Yohannes beats Egyptians

Event
1875

William Bonwill, patents dental mallet to impact gold into cavities

Event
1880

Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat) [NS=11/28]

Birth
1882

British HMS Flirt fire at and destroy Abari village in Niger

Event
1883

Eugeen Van de Velde, Flemish musicologist/composer (In Tempore Belli)

Birth
1885

Louis Riel, French rebel who fought against Canada, executed at 41

Death
1887

Philip Frohman, US architect

Birth
1888

Burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia)

Birth
1888

Clinton Golden, Penn, founder (United Steelworkers of America)

Birth
1888

Henri [Ferdinand M J] Bosco, French author/poet (Gogol)

Birth
1889

George S Kaufman, Pittsburgh Pa, playwright (This is Show Business)

Birth
1889

Luis Cluzeau-Mortet, composer

Birth
1889

August Croegaert, Flemish liturgist

Birth
1890

Elpidio Quirino, president of Philippines (1949-53)

Birth
1890

George Seldes, journalist

Birth
1890

Johann A H Scheler, Belgian man of letters/librarian, dies at 71

Death
1890

Aloys-Henri-Gerard Fornerod, composer

Birth
1893

Cornelis J van der Klauw, Dutch biologist/zoologist

Birth
1893

George Alexander Osborne, composer, dies at 87

Death
1894

French capt Henri Decoeurs troops reach Nikki West Africa

Event
1894

Count Richard Coudenhove Kalergi, Austrian politician

Birth
1894

6,000 Armenians massacred by Turks in Kurdistan

Event
1894

Mabel Normand, [Muriel Fortescue], Boston MA, comedienne (Mickey)

Birth
1895

Eduard Bagritsky, [Dzhubin], Russ poet/journalist (South-West)

Birth
1895

Michael Arlen, Armenia, English author (An American Verdict)

Birth