On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 55th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Matt Kenseth wins
  • CFL Grey Cup, Taylor Field, Regina: Edmonton Eskimos reverse previous year result; beat Montreal Alouettes, 34-22 for 12th title

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Lionel Messi makes his official debut for FC Barcelona in a friendly against Porto

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi

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Roger Federer of Switzerland wins his first of 6 season-ending Tennis Masters Cup titles with a 6–3, 6–0, 6–4 victory over American Andre Agassi in the final in Houston, Texas

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi

Famous Deaths

  • Bettina Goislard, French relief worker (b. 1974)