On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneer QB Doug Williams throws for 486 yards

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Huynh, 2008 Canadian Gold Medalist (48 kg. wrestling), born in Hazelton, Canada
  • Kayte Christensen, American basketball player, born in Lakeview, Oregon
  • Nicole Gius, Italian alpine skier, born in Schlanders, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Imogen Hassall, English actress (Countess of Cleavage-Carry on Loving), suicide at 37
  • O. V. [Overton Vertis] Wright, American blues singer, dies at 41