On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • K B Regiment refuses round-table conference in East-India
  • LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) is first synthesized by Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann at the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, Switzerland

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Landry, composer
  • Robert Nozick, American philosopher (d. 2002)
  • Toni Brown, US guitarist/singer/keyboardist (Joy of Cooking)