On This Day

November 16, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Founding of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • Two new elements discovered by Glenn Seaborg, James, Morgan and Albert Ghiorso were are announced: americium (atomic number 95) and curium (atomic number 96)
  • Yeshiva College (University), chartered in NY, 1st US Jewish College

Deaths in History

  • Kaarlo Sarkia, Finnish poet (Kohtalon Vaaka), dies at 43
1945 in History