November 16th In History
1380: – French king Charles VI declared no taxes forever.
1700: – Monarch of Brandenburg became King of Prussia.
1776: – 1st gun salute for an American warship in a foreign port – US Andrew Doria at Fort St Eustatius.
1824: – New York City’s Fifth Avenue was opened for business.
1904: – The vacuum tube was invented by John Ambrose Fleming.
1907: – Oklahoma became the 46th state of the United States of America.
1963: – Touch tone telephone was introduced.
1964: – USSR performed nuclear test at Semipalatinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan USSR.
1965: – Soviet Union’s Space probe Venera 3 was launched from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
1973: – President Richard Nixon authorized construction of Alaskan pipeline.
1982: – Space shuttle Columbia completed its 1st operational flight.
1988: – Jose Canseco became the first unanimous AL MVP since Reggie Jackson.
2004: – President George W. Bush nominated Condoleezza Rice to replace Colin Powell as Secretary of State.
2013: – Abdulla Yameen won the Presidential election in Maldives with 51.3 votes.
2014: – A bird flu outbreak has been identified on three poultry farms in the Netherlands.
Days on November 16: –
- National Indiana Day
- National Fast Food Day
- National Button Day
- International Day for Tolerance
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