On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • World War II: In response to Germany's leveling of Coventry, England two days before, the Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg.

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Balderstone, English cricket batsman (England, belated faced WI in 1976), born in Huddersfield, England (d. 2000)