On This Day: November 16th

This is 321st day of the year and 45 days remain in the year.

in history
General Sherman and his troops began their "March to the sea" during the Civil War.
Oklahoma became the 46th state.
The United States and the Soviet Union established diplomatic relations.
President Nixon signed the bill authorizing the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.
President George W. Bush nominated Condoleezza Rice to replace Colin Powell as secretary of state.
November 16 Birthdays
Emperor Tiberius42 B.C.–37 A.D., Second Roman Emperor.
Maggie Gyllenhaalactor
W. C. Handysongwriter
Burgess Meredithactor
Elizabeth Drewjournalist
Robert Nozickpolitical philosopher
George S. Kaufmandramatist and journalist
Chinua Achebewriter
Jose Saramagonovelist

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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.