Date History - On this day in history

Famous birthdays for this day in history

Born on this day - November 16th

42 BC - Tiberius, Roman emperor (d. 37)

1984 - Kimberly J. Brown, American actress

1981 - Allison Crowe, Canadian singer and songwriter

1980 - Kayte Christensen, American Basketball Player

1978 - Gary Naysmith, Scottish footballer

1977 - Oksana Baiul, Ukrainian figure skater

1977 - Maggie Gyllenhaal, American actress

1974 - Paul Scholes, English footballer

1973 - Brendan Laney, rugby player for Scotland

1971 - Waqar Younis, Pakistani cricketer

1971 - Alexander Popov, Russian swimmer

1970 - Martha Plimpton, American actress

1970 - John Dunn, Canadian Child Welfare Activist

1967 - Lisa Bonet, American actress

1967 - Craig Arnold, American poet

1964 - Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Italian actress

1964 - Dwight Gooden, American athlete

1964 - Diana Krall, Canadian singer

1962 - Josh Silver, American keyboardist and record producer (Type O Negative)

1961 - Frank Bruno, British boxer

1958 - Marg Helgenberger, American actress

1954 - Bruce Edwards, golf caddy (d. 2004)

1952 - Shigeru Miyamoto, Japanese video game designer

1952 - Robin McKinley, fantasy writer

1943 - Michael Cimino, American film director

1938 - Robert Nozick, American philosopher (d. 2002)

1930 - Chinua Achebe, Nigerian author

1928 - Clu Gulager, American actor

1924 - Mel Patton, American athlete

1922 - Jose Saramago, Portuguese writer, Nobel Prize laureate

1922 - Gene Amdahl, American computer scientist

1916 - Daws Butler, voice actor (d. 1988)

1907 - Burgess Meredith, American actor (d. 1997)

1905 - Eddie Condon, American musician (d. 1973)

1896 - Oswald Mosley, British fascist (d. 1980)

1896 - Lawrence Tibbett, American actor and singer (d. 1960)

1895 - Paul Hindemith, German composer (d. 1963)

1892 - Guo Moruo, Chinese writer (d. 1978)

1889 - George Kaufman, American playwright (d. 1961)

1880 - Alexander Blok, Russian poet (d. 1921)

1873 - W. C. Handy, American composer (d. 1958)

1862 - Charles Turner, Australian cricketer (d. 1944)

1841 - Jules Violle, French physicist and inventor (d. 1923)

1836 - David Kalakaua of Hawaii, last king of Hawaii (d. 1891)

1766 - Rodolphe Kreutzer, French violinist (d. 1831)

1720 - Carlo Antonio Campioni, Italian composer (d. 1788)

1717 - Jean le Rond d'Alembert, French mathematician and encyclopędist (d. 1793)

1603 - Augustyn Kordecki, Polish prior (d. 1673)



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