What Happened on November 16, 1938

Historical Events

  • K B Regiment refuses round-table conference in East-India

Historic Event

LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) is first synthesized by Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann at the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, Switzerland

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Landry, American composer, born in Cecilia, Louisiana
  • Robert Nozick, American philosopher (Anarchy, State, and Utopia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Toni Brown, American guitarist, singer and keyboardist (Joy of Cooking)
1938 Highlights

About November 16, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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