Es passierte an einem 16 November

1532 : End of the Inca Empire

On November 16, 1532, while the Inca empire is in civil war, Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro trapped the Inca emperor Atahualpa in the city of Cajamarca with an invitation to a feast with 5,000 of his soldiers, unarmed. Pizarro opened fire killing all the Inca soldiers. The emperor was taken prisoner. He was executed the following year.

1849 : Dostoyevsky sentenced to death

On November 16, 1849, Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky was sentenced to death for anti-government activities. The execution suspended at the last moment and he was sent to a labor camp in Siberia for four years.

1945 : Operation Paperclip

On November 16, 1945, the United States brought secretly in the country 88 German scientists who worked for Nazi Germany, in the construction of V1 and V2 rockets. The United States were determined to get this technology and to prevent the Soviets from recruiting the same people for the same reasons.

1988 : Benazir Bhutto elected leader of Pakistan

On November 16, 1988, Benazir Bhutto was elected as head of the Pakistan. Following the death of President Zia, who had come to power by a coup in 1977, Bhutto had returned from her exile in England and launched a campaign for free elections that her party, the Pakistan Peoples Party, won.

Zitat des Tages : 16 November

Clark Gable
Hell, if I'd jumped on all the dames I'm supposed to have jumped on, I'd have had no time to go fishing.

Geburtstage : 16 November

Jean Chardin, French explorer (1643)
Louis-Honoré Fréchette, Canadian poet (1839)
Jules Violle, French physicist (1841)
Joan Lindsay, Australian writer (1896)
Nnamdi Azikiwe, First President of Nigeria (1904)
Renée Saint-Cyr, French actress (1904)
Burgess Meredith, American actor (1907)
Madeleine Cinquin (soeur Emmanuelle), French-Belgian nun (1908)
José Saramago, Portuguese writer, Nobel Prize in Literature (1922)
Robin McKinley, American writer (1952)
Jacques Gamblin, French actor (1957)
Marg Helgenberger, American actress (1958)
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Italian actress (1964)
Dean McDermott, American actor (1966)
Lisa Bonet, American actress (1967)
Melvin Stewart, American swimmer (1968)
Alexander Popov, Russian swimmer (1971)
Maurizio Margaglio, Italian ice dancer (1974)
Oksana Baiul, Ukrainian figure skater (1977)
Maggie Gyllenhaal, American actress (1977)
Nicole Gius, Italian alpine skier (1980)
Ronald Pognon, French sprint athlete (1982)

Sie haben uns verlassen 16 November

Max Abraham, German physicist (1922)
Clark Gable, American actor (1960)
Achille Zavatta, French clown (1993)
Daniel Nathans, American microbiologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1999)
Henry Taube, American chemist, Nobel Prize (2005)
Milton Friedman, American economist (2006)
Antonio de Nigris, Mexican footballer (2009)
Edward Woodward, English actor (2009)
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