On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Jordan, American actor and radio comedian (Fibber McGee), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 1988)
  • Joan Lindsay, Australian author (d. 1984)
  • Lawrence Tibbett, baritone (Metropolitan 1923-50), born in Bakersfield, California
  • Oswald Mosley, British politician and founder of British Union of Fascists, born in London (d. 1980)