November 16, 1950 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Egyptian King Faruk demands departure of all British troops
  • UN gets US government approval to issue postage stamps
  • US president Harry Truman proclaims emergency crisis caused by communist threat

Birthdays in History

  • Carl J Meade, Illinos, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 38, STS 50, 64)

Deaths in History

  • Bob Smith, American doctor, co-founder of the Alcoholics Anonymous (b. 1879)