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Can you name the things that occurred on November 16?

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In 1272, Prince Edward becomes King of [blank] upon Henry III of [blank]'s death, but he would not return to [blank] for nearly two years.
In 1532, Francisco Pizarro and his men capture [blank] Emperor Atahualpa at the Battle of Cajamarca.
In 1776, British and [blank] units capture Fort Washington from the Patriots
In 1793, ninety anti-republican Catholic priests are executed by [blank] at Nantes.
In 1904, English engineer John Ambrose Fleming receives a patent for the thermionic valve, or the vacuum [blank].
In 1907, Indian Territory and [blank] Territory join to form [blank], which is admitted as the 46th U.S. state.
In 1920, Qantas, Australia's national [blank], is founded.
In 1973, NASA launches Skylab 4 with a crew of three astronauts from [blank], Florida for an 84-day mission.
In 1979, the first line of Bucharest Metro (Line M1) is opened from Timpuri Noi to Semănătoarea in Bucharest, [blank].
In 1988, in the first open election in more than a decade, voters in [blank] elect populist candidate Benazir Bhutto to Prime Minister.
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In 42 BC, Roman emperor Tiberius was born. He was called tristissimus hominum, or 'the [blank] of men'.
In 1904, Nnamdi Azikiwe was born. He was the first president of [blank].
In 1905, Eddie Condon was born. He was an American [blank] player.
In 1935, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah was born. He was a cleric, educator and author from [blank].
In 1093, Saint Margaret of [blank] died.
In 1790, Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer died. He was a politician from [blank].
In 2010, Wyngard Tracy died. He was a Filipino [blank].
In 2012, Bob Scott died. He was a New Zealand [blank] player.
November 16 is the Christian feast day of Roque González y de Santa Cruz. He was canonized in 1988 by Pope [blank] II.
November 16 is [blank] Day in Sint Eustatius.

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