Historical Events on November 16, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "1776" closes at Criterion Theater NYC
  • 47th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins
  • 85th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Saskatchawan, 47-23
  • After nearly 18 years of incarceration, the People's Republic of China releases Wei Jingsheng, a pro-democracy dissident, from jail for medical reasons.