On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 2015

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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

Famous Deaths

  • Bert Olmstead, Canadian ice hockey player, dies 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
2015 Highlights

About November 16, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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