On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1943

Historical Events

  • World War II: American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in German-controlled Vemork, Norway.

Famous Birthdays

  • Winfred "Blue" Lovett, American singer (Manhattans-One Life to Live), born in Macon, Georgia (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Verhamme, Belgian resistance fighter, executed
1943 Highlights

About November 16, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Scorpio