On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 2006

Famous Deaths

  • Geoff Griffin, South African cricket fast bowler (2 Tests; first RSA Test hat-trick 1960; throwing controversy), dies at 67
  • John Veale, English composer, dies at 84

Person of interestMilton Friedman

Milton Friedman, American economist, Nobel Prize Economics 1976, dies at 94

Economist Milton Friedman
Milton Friedman
  • Yuri Levada, Russian sociologist (b. 1930)
2006 Highlights

About November 16, 2006

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 14 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio