What Happened on November 16, 1930

Famous Birthdays

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

Chinua Achebe (1930-2013)

Nigerian poet and novelist (Things Fall Apart, Christmas in Biafra), born in Ogidi, Anambra, Nigeria

  • Salvatore Riina, Italian mobster and chief of the Sicilian Mafia, born in Corleone, Sicily, Italy (d. 2017)
  • Walter Cole [stage name Darcelle XV] American drag performer (Portland's Darcelle XV Showplace, aged 85 became world’s oldest drag performer), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2023) [1]
Born in 1930
1930 Highlights

About November 16, 1930

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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