On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 2001

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", 1st film adaptation of the book series by J. K. Rowling starring Daniel Radcliffe, premieres in US (Titled "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's's Stone" in some markets)

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Rothstein, British concert violinist (London Czech Trio), conductor (Viennese Orchestra of London), and session player (The Beatles - "I Am the Walrus"; "Within You Without You"; Paul McCartney - “Here Today”), dies at 75
  • Tommy Flanagan, American jazz pianist (b. 1930)
2001 Highlights

About November 16, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio