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 This day in History - November 16
354 Historic Events for November 16
1931

Bob Gibson, rocker

Birth
1932

Barbara Romack, LPGA golfer

Birth
1932

Carry van Bruggen, [de Haan], Dutch author (Eva), dies at 51

Death
1933

Guy Stockwell, NYC, actor (Chris-Adventures in Paradise)

Birth
1933

Brazilians president Getulio Vargas names himself dictator

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1933

Roosevelt establishes diplomatic relations with USSR

Event
1934

Carl P G von Linde, German physicist (Linde-proc‚d‚), dies at 92

Death
1934

Joachim Ringelantz, writer, dies

Death
1935

Elizabeth Drew, journalist (Politics and Money: The Road to Corruption)

Birth
1935

France-Albert Rene, president of Seychelles (1977- )

Birth
1935

Kurt Schindler, composer, dies at 53

Death
1935

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's musical "Jumbo," premieres in NYC

Event
1936

Shirvani Chalayev, composer

Birth
1936

German air force begins bombing of Madrid

Event
1938

Richard Landry, composer

Birth
1938

K B Regiment refuses round-table conference in East-India

Event
1938

Toni Brown, US guitarist/singer/keyboardist (Joy of Cooking)

Birth
1939

German U-boat torpedoes tanker Sliedrecht near Ireland

Event
1939

Al Capone freed from Alcatraz jail

Event
1940

Chris Balderstone, cricket batsman (England, belated faced WI in 1976)

Birth
1941

Dan Penn, US songwriter/producer/gospel singer (Out in Left Field)

Birth
1941

Ann Dore McLaughlin, US Secretary of Labor (1987- )

Birth
1941

German troops conquer Kertsh (probably)

Event
1942

Assault of US B-17 Flying Fortresses on airport at Sidi Ahmed

Event
1942

Donna McKechnie, Pontiac Michigan, actress/dancer (Company)

Birth