Momentous events in history: November 16, 2018

Momentous events in history: November 16, 2018
07:11 Today, the Telegraph Photo: on this day, November 16 – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!


International day of tolerance.

Day of workers of radio, television and communication of Ukraine.


1848 In London, gave his last concert Frederic Chopin.

1918 – Hungary achieved independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire and was declared a Republic.

1945 – Announced the discovery of heavy elements americium (atomic number 95) and curium (96).

1945 – UNESCO was Founded.

1941 – the Feat of the Panfilov heroes during the great Patriotic war.

1959 – crash of the An-10 in Lviv, killing 40 people .

2002 President Kuchma signed a decree on the resignation of the government of Anatoly Kinakh and sent to the Verkhovna Rada a view to agreeing to appoint a new Prime Minister, the head of the Donetsk regional administration, Viktor Yanukovych.

2010 engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Born on this day:

1958 – Alexander Malinin, a Soviet and Russian singer, people’s artist of Russia and Ukraine.

1964 – Diana Krall, canadian jazz singer and pianist.

1977 – Oksana Baiul, Ukrainian figure skater, Olympic champion (1994).

1977 – Maggie Gyllenhaal, American actress, winner of the prize “Golden globe”.


1842 – Karazin Vasyl, Ukrainian educator, meteorologist, agronomist, founder of Kharkiv University.

1899 – by Vincas Kudirka, Lithuanian composer, novelist, critic, translator and poet.

1952 – Solomiya Krushelnytska, a Ukrainian Opera singer, teacher.

1960 – Clark gable, American actor, movie star and sex symbol of the 1930-1940-ies.

1971 – Edie Sedgwick, American actress and model.

1972 – Faith, Karalli, Russian ballerina, actress and ballet teacher.


Anna, Vasyl, Eudokia, Ilya, Joseph, Paul, Peter, Simon, Theodore, Fedot.

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