What Happened on November 16th, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st speed-boat to exceed 200 mph (322 kph) (Donald Campbell)
  • KLM orders 8 DC-8s
  • Sultan Sidi Mohammed Ben Yussuph V returns to Morocco

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Larouche, Canadian National Hockey League player

Famous Deaths

  • Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish premier (1944-47), dies at 88