What Happened on November 16, 2015

Historical Events

Event of Interest

French President François Hollande declares the country at war with ISIS in an address to parliament

  • Largest diamond discovered in more than a century, a 1,111 carat stone found in the Karowe mine, Botswana

Famous Deaths

  • Bert Olmstead, Canadian Hockey HOF left wing (Stanley Cup, Montreal Canadiens 1953, 56, 57, 58; Toronto Maple Leafs 1962), dies from stroke complications at 89
  • David Canary, American actor (Bonanza, All My Children), dies at 77
  • Stephen Birmingham, American author (Real Lace: America's Irish Rich, dies at 86

About November 16, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Scorpio

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