On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Adams, American sculptor, born in NYC, New York

Person of interestChinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe, Nigerian author (Christmas in Biafra), born in Ogidi, Anambra, Nigeria (d. 2013)

Novelist and Poet Chinua Achebe
Novelist and Poet
Chinua Achebe
  • Salvatore Riina, Italian mobster and chief of the Sicilian Mafia, born in Corleone, Sicily, Italy (d. 2017)
1930 Highlights

About November 16, 1930

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio