November 16

November 16 is the 320th day of the Gregorian Calendar ( 321st in leap years), thus 45 days remain until the end of the year.

  • 2.1 Before the 19th century
  • 2.2 19th century
  • 2.3 20th century 2.3.1 1901-1950
  • 2.3.2 1951-2000
  • 3.1 Before the 20th century
  • 3.2 20th century
  • 3.3 21st century


Politics and World Affairs

  • 0042 BC: In the second battle of Philippi Marcus Junius Brutus by Octavian and Mark Antony is defeated decisively. The Second Triumvirate wins so that the domination of the Roman Empire.
  • 0534: The Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I. publishes the revised version of the Code of Justinian.


Science and Technology




  • 0367: The anti-bishop Ursinus is reported from the city prefect of Rome and exiled to Gaul.
  • 1329: Pope John XXII. published with Quia vir reprobus another Papal Bull for poverty dispute with the Franciscans. With this last bull on the poverty dispute, the dispute with the representatives of evangelical poverty ends.


Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.

Nature and Environment


Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics.


Before the 19th century

  • 0042 BC: Tiberius, second Roman emperor
  • 1457: Beatrix of Aragon, Hungarian - Bohemian Queen
  • 1561: Andreas Angelus, German pastor, inspector and chronicler
  • 1585: Reinhold Franck Berger, German historian
  • 1715: Girolamo Subscriptions Maltese composer
  • 1717: Jean Baptiste le Rond d' Alembert, French mathematician
  • 1729: Giles Mary of St. Joseph, an Italian Franciscan, and Holy
  • 1730: Gualtherus van Doeveren, Dutch physicians
  • 1758: Peter Andreas Heiberg, Danish satirist
  • 1766: Rodolphe Kreutzer, French violinist, conductor and composer
  • 1786: Karl Ernst Christoph Schneider, German classical scholar
  • 1788: Joseph Kopp, German classical scholar
  • 1789: Ludwig Roth of Schreckenstein, Prussian Minister of War and General of Cavalry
  • 1791: Johan Ludvig Heiberg, Danish poet and critic
  • 1793: Francis Danby, Irish painter

19th century

20th century




Before the 20th century

20th century

21st Century

  • 2001: Mohammed Atef, Egyptian terrorist
  • 2003: Eugene Augustine Hornyak, Serbian Bishop and Exarch of Great Britain
  • 2003: Martin Metz, romania German church musician and composer
  • 2003: Zbigniew Śliwiński, Polish pianist and music teacher
  • 2004: Yves Berger, French writer
  • 2004: Hans Kuenzi, Swiss politician
  • 2005: Douglas Tate, British author and harmonica player, manufacturers and dealers
  • 2005: Henry Taube, American chemist, Nobel Prize winner
  • 2006: Milton Friedman, American economist
  • 2008: Cornelius Aarts, Dutch footballer
  • 2008: Tony Reedus, American musician
  • 2012: Aliu Mahama, Ghanaian politicians
  • 2012: Bob Scott, the New Zealand Rugby Players

Holidays and observances

  • Religious observances Johann Amos Comenius, Bishop of the Bohemian Brethren Church and educator ( Protestant)
  • St. Roque González de Santa Cruz, Paraguayan missionary martyrs and ( Roman Catholic)
  • Name Days Edmund, Margaret, Michelle, Othmar

More entries contains the list of commemorative and action days.

  • Day
  • Day in November