November 16 in History
1632November 16, 1632:
King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden is killed in the Battle of Lutzen.
1855November 16, 1855:
David Livingstone, a British explorer, becomes the first European to see Victoria Falls.
1959November 16, 1959:
The popular theatre musical, “The Sound of Music” is performed on Broadway for the first time.
1960November 16, 1960:
American actor Clark Gable is killed by a heart attack just days after the shooting for the film, “The Misfits” was wrapped up.
1973November 16, 1973:
US President Richard Nixon signs the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act to make the connection of the Prudhoe Bay oil fields to the Valdez harbour possible.
1988November 16, 1988:
Benazir Bhutto is elected as Pakistan’s Prime Minister, making her the first female leader of a Muslim country in modern history.
1993November 16, 1993:
The divorce between actor Jim Carrey and his wife of six years, Melissa Wormer is finalized.
2003November 16, 2003:
Lionel Messi officially debuts for the first team of FC Barcelona in the 71st minute of a friendly match against FC Porto.
2009November 16, 2009: