Saturday 16 November 1907
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Meredith and Etienne Durruty.
Bilder från Fryksdalen (Gösta Berlings land), directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907
while The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 16 November 1907 ?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Meredith : American character actor, director, writer and producer of plays whose early credits included "Hamlet" and "MacBeth," and who became known in later years for such film roles as Rocky Balboa's crusty manager.
- Etienne Durruty: France sport Champion.
- Burgess Meredith: Actor (Penguin-Batman, Rocky), dies at 88.
- Henri Caillemer: Grenoble Writer.
- Oklahoma becomes 46th US state.
- Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory join to form Oklahoma, that is admitted as the 46th U.S. state.
- Cunard Line's RMS Mauretania, sister ship of RMS Lusitania, sets sail on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.
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