What Happened On 16th November 1938 In History

November 16th (1938) was a Wednesday. It's the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 46 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 16th November, 1938

  • » Lysergic acid diethylamide LSD is first synthesized by Swiss people Swiss Chemistry chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann at the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, Switzerland.

Famous Birthdays on November 16 in 1938

  • » Robert Nozick, American philosopher, author, and academic (d. 2002)

November 16th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Calendar of Saints named Feast Day:
  • » Edmund Rich e.g Edmund of Abingdon
  • » Eucherius of Lyon
  • » Gertrude the Great (Roman Catholic church)
  • » Saint Margaret of Scotland e.g Margaret of Scotland
  • » Saint Matthew named Matthew the Evangelist (Eastern Christianity)
  • » Saint Othmar named Othmar
  • » November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Hugh of Lincoln (commemoration, Anglicanism)
  • » Public holidays in Estonia or Day of Declaration of Sovereignty (Estonia)
  • » Earliest day on which Buß- und Bettag Bu.C3.9F- und Bettag in Germany Day of Repentance and Prayer can fall, while November 22 is the latest; celebrated 11 days before Advent Sunday (Lutheran, Reformed Church Reformed (Calvinist) and United and uniting ch
  • » Volkstrauertag (Germany)
  • » Icelandic Language Day or 'Dagur íslenskrar tungu' (Iceland)

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World History for the 16th November