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 This day in History - November 16
354 Historic Events for November 16
1943

Marcel Verhamme, Belgian resistance fighter, executed

Death
1943

Winfred "Blue" Lovett, US singer (Manhattans-One Life to Live)

Birth
1944

US 9th division and 1st Army attacks at Geilenkirchen

Event
1944

Hugo Dittberner, writer

Birth
1944

Charles Kellaway, cricketer (26 Tests 1910-1928), dies

Death
1944

Charles Jay Hammer, actor (Fletcher Reade-Guiding Light)

Birth
1944

David O'Sullivan, NZ cricket left-arm spinner (in 11 Tests 1973-76)

Birth
1944

Joanna Pettit, London, actress (Knots Landing, Cry of the Innocent)

Birth
1945

Martine van Hamel, Brussels Belgium, ballerina (NYC Ballet Co)

Birth
1945

Yeshiva College (Univesity), chartered in NY, 1st US Jewish College

Event
1945

Kaarlo Sarkia, Finnish poet (Kohtalon Vaaka), dies at 43

Death
1946

Barbara Leigh, Ringgold Ga, actress (Vampirella)

Birth
1947

15,000 demonstrate in Brussels against mild sentence of nazis

Event
1948

Chi Coltrane, US pianist/singer

Birth
1948

Steve Railsback, actor (Blue Monkey, Green Monkey, Escape 2000)

Birth
1948

Aline Issermann, director (Amant Magnifiquew)

Birth
1948

Operation Magic Carpet - 1st plane from Yemen carrying Jews to Israel

Event
1949

William Ackerman, composer

Birth
1949

Pattie Santos, rocker

Birth
1950

David Leisure, actor (Joe Isuzu, Airplane, Charley-Empty Nest)

Birth
1950

UN gets US govt approval to issue postage stamps

Event
1950

US pres Truman proclaims emergency crisis caused by communist threat

Event
1950

Egyptian king Faruk demands departure of all British troops

Event
1950

Carl J Meade, Illinos, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 38, STS 50, 64)

Birth
1952

Papagos' Greek Concentratie wins Greeks parliamentary election

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