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Daily Calendar for Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Almanac.com

Daily Calendar for Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Died

  • AndrΓ© Michaux (botanist) –
  • Louis Riel (Canadian politician) –
  • Clark Gable (actor) –
  • William Holden (actor) –
  • Northern Dancer (racehorse) –

Born

  • Louis-HonorΓ© FrΓ©chette (Canadian poet) –
  • W.C. Handy (composer) –
  • George Kaufman (director of theater) –
  • Paul Hindemith (composer) –
  • Mary Margaret McBride (radio commentator) –
  • Burgess Meredith (actor) –
  • Marg Helgenberger (actress) –
  • Dwight Gooden (baseball player) –
  • Lisa Bonet (actress) –
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal (actress) –
  • Kimberly J. Brown (actress) –

Events

  • Napoleon E. Guerin granted patent for cork life preserver–
  • Philadelphia Orchestra played its inaugural concert–
  • Oklahoma admitted to the Union as the 46th state–
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is established–
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical, The Sound of Music, premiered–
  • Walt Disney announced plans to build Epcot Center–
  • President Nixon signed a bill authorizing construction of a trans-Alaska oil pipeline–
  • Skylab 4 launched from Kennedy Space Center–
  • Mother Teresa received honorary U.S. citizenship–
  • Meteor fireball turned night into day in Finland–

Weather

  • Tucson, Arizona, received 6 inches of snow–
  • Low temperature in Lincoln, Montana, of -53 degrees Fahrenheit–
  • Anchorage, Alaska, reached 45 degrees F and received 8.4 inches of snow–

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