On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Assault of US B-17 Flying Fortresses on airport at Sidi Ahmed

Famous Birthdays

  • Donna McKechnie, actress, dancer (Company), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • Joanna Pettet, British actress (Knots Landing, Cry of the Innocent), born in London, England
  • Willie Carson, Scottish jockey

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Schmidt, Austrian-Hungarian tenor and actor (Der Liebesexpre├č, A Star Fell from Heaven), dies from a heart atack at 38