Who Was Born Today – November 16 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – November 16 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on November 16
42 BC Tiberius Claudius Nero, Roman Emperor.
1811 John Bright, British Victorian radical who founded the Anti-Corn Law League.
1839 Louis-Honore Frechette, Canadian poet.
1873 W.C. Handy, father of the blues, famous for “St. Louis Blues.”
1889 George S. Kaufman, American playwright and collaborator with Moss Hart (You Can’t Take it With You , The Man Who Came to Dinner).
1907 Burgess Meredith, actor; the first man to win the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor twice, and a winner of several Emmys, he is considered one of the most accomplished actors of the 20th century.
1914 Edward Chapman, spy; after becoming a spy for Nazi Germany, he became a double agent serving his native England.
1930 Chinua Achebe, Nigerian novelist.
1935 Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Lebanese Twelver Shi’a scholar; sometimes called the “spiritual mentor” of Hezbollah.
1952 Peter Keefe, TV producer (Voltron); credited with introducing American audiences to Japanese animation.

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