On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Merrily We Roll Along" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • Dennis Lillee kicked Javed Miandad, who waved his bat at Dennis

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Reagan decides on a covert plan to block the Cuban aid to Nicaragua and El Salvador

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Allison Crowe, Canadian singer, born in Nanaimo, Canada
  • Caitlin Glass, American voice actress, born in Washington, D.C., United States
  • Osi Umenyiora, English-born NFL football player, born in London, United Kingdom

Famous Weddings

  • Luke marries Laura on TV soap "General Hospital" (16 million watch)

Famous Deaths

  • Morgan Conway, American actor (Dick Tracy, Brother Orchid), dies at 78