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16th November - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 16th November in the history of India, major events of 16th November, Birthdays and deaths if any on this day.

16th November is observed as National Press Day in India.

16th November - A Day in the life of India
16th November - A Day in the life of India

16th November in the history of India

  • 2019 - India became the first team to reach 300 points in world Test Championship (WTC) after registering their sixth straight Test victory on 16th November 2019.
  • 2019 - Sudarsan Pattnaik received the "Italian Golden Sand Art Award 2019" by Mr. Vito Maraschio the president of Promuovi International Scorrano Sand Nativity at a ceremony in Rome , Italy
  • 2019 - 'Mai Ghat: Crime No 103/2005', won Hiralal Sen Memorial Award for the best Indian language film.

Birthdays on 16th November

  • 1985 – Aditya Roy Kapur is an Indian film actor who works in Hindi films where he is well known for his performances in the 2013 films Aashiqui 2 and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, both of which rank among the highest-grossing Bollywood films.
  • 1983 - Ghantasala Srinivas Sai Thaman Siva Kumar, popularly known and credited as S. Thaman is an Indian film composer who predominantly works in Telugu cinema and Tamil cinema.
  • 1971 - Karti Chidambaram is an Indian politician and businessman. He is a member of the Indian National Congress party. He is elected to Lok Sabha from Sivaganga in Tamil Nadu following the 2019 Indian general election.
  • 1968 – Shobha Nagi Reddy, Indian politician (d. 2014)
  • 1930 - Mihir Sen was an Indian long distance swimmer and businessman. He was best known for being the first Indian to swim the English Channel from Dover to Calais in 1958 in the fourth fastest time and the only man to swim the oceans of the five continents in one calendar year.
  • 1909 – Mirza Nasir Ahmad, Indian-Pakistani religious leader (d. 1982)
  • 1897 – Choudhry Rahmat Ali, Indian-Pakistani academic (d. 1951)

Deaths on 16th November

  • 2013 – Tanvir Ahmad Khan, Indian-Pakistani diplomat, 19th Foreign Secretary of Pakistan (b. 1932)

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