On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • Bob van Toll, Dutch actor and director (Pastorale 1943), dies at 62
  • Donald Watson, English founder of the Vegan Society (b. 1910)
  • Henry Taube, Canadian-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)
  • Preston Robert Tisch, American NFL co-owner (NY Giants), dies at 79
  • Ralph Edwards, American TV host (This is Your Life), dies at 92