Monday 16 November 1908
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emmanuelle and Marianne Langewiesche.
The Marriage of Krechinsky, directed by Aleksandr O. Drankov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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- 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)
- Emmanuelle: Dutch Roman Catholic nun dedicated to the welfare of homeless kids; well-known for her work with the "ragmen of Cairo.
- Marianne Langewiesche: German writer.
- Nicholas Lindley Lopez: Peruvian soldier and politician, who briefly occupied the presidency of Peru succeeding General Ricardo Perez Godoy as head of the military junta, from 3 March 1963 to 28 July 1963.
- Raymond Peynet: French artist, cartoonist, designer, illustrator, known for his exceptional drawings of lovers in lanes on porcelain.
- Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbiniere: French-born Canadian politician (Born 1829).
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