November 16, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • The Compton inquiry is published, acknowledging that there was ill-treatment of internees, but rejected claims of systematic brutality or torture (Northern Ireland)
  • The US increase air activity to support the Cambodian government as fighting neared Phnom Penh

Birthdays in History

  • Donald Wolf, computer game creator
  • Koshi Rikdo, Japanese mangaka

Deaths in History

  • Edward Sedgwick, director, dies of barbiturate overdose at 28