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 This day in History - November 16
354 Historic Events for November 16
1895

Paul Hindemith, Hanau Germany, composer (Tutti F„ntchen)

Birth
1896

Oswald Mosley, baron/British nazi

Birth
1896

Lawrence Tibbett, Bakersfield Calif, baritone (Metropolitan 1923-50)

Birth
1897

Halliwell Hobbes, Stratford-on-Avon Engld, actor (Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde)

Birth
1899

Mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC)

Birth
1901

3 autos race on Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, fastest speed achieved by Henry Fournier who drives a mile in 51 4/5 seconds

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1902

Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist

Birth
1903

V Herbert and H Smith' musical "Babette," premieres in NYC

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1904

Frederik van der Meer, Dutch archaeologist/art historian

Birth
1904

Eddie Condon, Goodland Ind, jazz guitarist (Eddie Condon's Floor Show)

Birth
1904

Nnamdi Benjamin "Zik" Azikiwe, politician

Birth
1905

Astrid SLT Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden

Birth
1905

Neth/Russ Count Witte becomes premier of Russia

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1907

Oklahoma becomes 46th state

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1908

Burgess Meredith, Cleve Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, Penguin-Batman, Rocky)

Birth
1908

Arturo Tuscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera

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1909

EVV Eindhoven soccer team forms

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1909

Francis Thome, composer, dies at 59

Death
1912

George Petrie, actor (Honeymooners)

Birth
1912

Anton [Tom] Koolhaas, author (Weird White)

Birth
1914

Federal Reserve System formally opens

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1914

Pope Benedict XV calls for peace

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1916

Eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff," premieres in NYC

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1916

I Berlin/V Herbert/H Blossoms musical premieres in NYC

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1916

USSR La Satannaya ammunitions factory explodes, killing 1,000

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