What Happened on November 16th, 1968

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • The Derry Citizens Action Committee defies a ban on marches in Derry, Northern Ireland, by marching with an estimated 15,000 people

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Haney, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Ebrahim Essop-Adam, cricketer (one ODI for Zimbabwe 1992)
  • Melvin Stewart, US butterfly swimmer (200m record)
  • Suzi Simpson, Athens Greece, playmate (Jan, 1992)
  • Vlado Ĺ ola, Croatian handball goalkeeper

Famous Deaths

  • Greet Hofmans, faith healer of Dutch queen Juliana, dies at 74