November 15, 1916 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Canadian pilot William George Barker flying over Ancre River, spots concentration of German troops massing for counter-attack on Beaumont Hamel, sends emergency Zone Call to break up German infantry apart. Barker later receives Military Cross

First World War Flying Ace William George Barker
First World War Flying Ace
William George Barker

Birthdays in History

  • Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, 1st female Governor-General of Barbados (1990-95)

Deaths in History

  • Henryk Sienkiewicz, Polish author, Nobel laureate (b. 1846)