What Happened on November 16, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


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Al Capone freed from Alcatraz jail

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Al Capone
  • German U-boat torpedoes tanker Sliedrecht near Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Pierce Butler, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1866)