Berlin (dpa) - The current calendar sheet for November 16, 2019:
46th calendar week, 320th day of the year
45 more days until the end of the year
Name day: Margareta, Otmar
2018 - The popular ARD television series "Lindenstraße" will be finished in March 2020 after a good 34 years. This is announced by Westdeutscher Rundfunk in Cologne.
2017 - The Bambi Media Prize of the Burda Publishing House is awarded in Berlin. Best German film is the refugee comedy "Welcome to the Hartmanns". The best actors are Heino Ferch and Alicia von Rittberg.
2014 - Klaus Iohannis wins the presidential election in Romania. For the first time, the country will receive an elected head of state, which belongs to a national minority, with the German-born Iohannis.
1999 - A military court in Turin condemns former SS officer Friedrich Engel to life imprisonment for war crimes in Italy.
1976 - The GDR refuses the regime-critical songwriter Wolf Biermann after his tour through the Federal Republic, the re-entry and deprives him of citizenship.
1939 - Mafia boss Al Capone is released from custody prematurely. He was sentenced in 1931 for tax offenses to eleven years in prison, which he partly sat on the notorious prison island of Alcatraz. Because of advanced syphilis he had become a nursing case.
1909 - The Deutsche Luftschiffahrts-AG (Delag) is founded as the first airline in the world to operate zeppelin traffic.
1907 - Oklahoma becomes the 46th state in the United States of America.
1532 - The Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro undertakes a conquest into the Peruvian highlands and arrests the Inca ruler Atahualpa in Cajamarca.
1964 - Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (55), French-Italian actress ("The color of the lie")
1964 - Diana Krall (55), Canadian pianist and singer ("All For You")
1954 - Donald Runnicles (65), British conductor, General Music Director of the Deutsche Oper Berlin since 2009
1944 - Hugo Dittberner (75), German writer ("About benefactors", "The lake vocabulary")
1939 - Hans Herbert von Arnim (80), German jurist ("The levers of power and who serves them")
2018 - William Goldman, American screenwriter ("The Untouchables") and writer ("The Bride Princess"), b. 1931
1934 - Carl von Linde, German engineer and entrepreneur, emerged from his refrigeration plant, founded in 1879, Linde AG, b. 1842