November 16, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Founding of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)
  • Two new elements discovered by Glenn Seaborg, James, Morgan and Albert Ghiorso were are announced: americium (atomic number 95) and curium (atomic number 96)
  • Yeshiva College (Univesity), chartered in NY, 1st US Jewish College

Birthdays in History

  • Martine van Hamel, ballerina (NYC Ballet Co), born in Brussels, Belgium

Deaths in History

  • Kaarlo Sarkia, Finnish poet (Kohtalon Vaaka), dies at 43