Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/November 16

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This is a list of selected November 16 anniversaries that appears on the "On this day" section of the Main Page. To suggest a new item, in most cases you can be bold and edit this page. Please read the selected anniversaries guidelines before making your edit. However, if your addition might be controversial, or on a day that is or soon will be on the Main Page, please post your suggestion on the talk page instead.

Please note that the events listed on the Main Page are chosen based more on relative article quality and to maintain a mix of topics, not based solely on how important or significant their subjects are. Only 5–6 events are posted at a time and thus not everything that is "most important and significant" can be listed. In addition, an event is not generally posted this year if it is also the subject of the scheduled November 16, 2018 featured article or the November 16, 2018 featured picture.

To report an error when this appears on the Main Page, see Main Page errors. Please remember that this list defers to the supporting articles, so it is best to achieve consensus and make any necessary changes there first.

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1272 – While en route to Sicily during the Ninth Crusade, Edward I became King of England, upon the death of his father Henry III, but did not return to England for nearly two years. unreferenced section
1491 – Several Jews and conversos were executed in Toledo, Spain, for the alleged ritual murder of an infant, who was later revered as the Holy Child of La Guardia. unreferenced section
1805War of the Third Coalition: At the Battle of Schöngrabern, Russian forces under Pyotr Bagration delayed the pursuit by French troops under Joachim Murat. needs more footnotes, short
1959The Sound of Music, a musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein based on The Story of the Trapp Family Singers, opened on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. lots of CN tags
1979 – The first line of Bucharest Metro, the M1 Line, opened from Timpuri Noi to Semănătoarea in Bucharest, Romania. refimprove
1989 – Eight employees of Universidad Centroamericana "José Simeón Cañas" in San Salvador, including six Catholic priests, were murdered by a Salvadoran Army "death squad". refimprove section
2002 – The first case of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) was recorded in Guangdong, China. lots of CN tags

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November 16

"Hoxne Tigress"
"Hoxne Tigress"

Ælfric of Abingdon (d. 1005) · Turibius of Mogrovejo (b. 1538) · Caroline Birley (b. 1851)

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