🏆🏁Terry Labonte -- is 64 in the year 2020 and 65 in the year 2021; b.11/16/1956
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
🏆🏁🏊Melvin Stewart -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.11/16/1968 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: RN: Melvin Monroe Stewart Jr.
🏆🏁🏊Alexander Popov -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.11/16/1971 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Russian
🏆⚽Paul Scholes -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.11/16/1974
Hall of Famer, Soccer Midfielder, English
Misc: Manchester United team
🏆🏁🏊Britta Steffen -- is 37 in the year 2020 and 38 in the year 2021; b.11/16/1983 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, German
📰🎵W. C. Handy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/16/1873 d.3/28/1958 (84)
Hall of Famer, Publisher, Composer, Songwriter, Singer, Cornetist, Bandleader, Blues Performer
Names/Places: NN:Father of the Blues; RFMN:William Christopher
Misc: established the popularity of the blues in band music
🏆🏁🏍Tazio Giorgio Nuvolari -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/16/1892 d.8/11/1953 (60)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, Motorcyclist, Italian
Names/Places: NN:Il Mantovano Volante (The Flying Mantuan) of Nivola
Misc: Grand Prix motor racing, Mille Miglia
🏆⚾Cristóbal Torriente -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/16/1893 d.4/11/1938 (44)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Player, Cuban
Misc: was a Cuban outfielder in Negro league baseball with the Cuban Stars, All Nations, Chicago American Giants, Kansas City Monarchs and Detroit Stars. He played from 1912 to 1928. He also appeared in a single game in 1932.
Sports Teams: Habana Team (1912-1913), Cuban Stars (1913), All Nations (1913), Almendares Team (1913-1916), Cuban Stars (1915-1916), All Nations (1916-1917), Cuban Stars (1918), Chicago American Giants (1919-1925), Detroit Stars (1920), Kansas City Monarchs (1926), Detroit Stars (1927-1928), Atlanta Black Crackers (1932), Cleveland Cubs (1932)
🎭Jim Jordan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/16/1896 d.4/1/1988 (91)
Hall of Famer, Radio Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Peoria, IL; d. in Beverly Hills
TV Shows: Fibber McGee and Molly (as himself 1935-60, his wife Marian played Molly)
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🎵Jesse Stone -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/16/1901 d.4/1/1999 (97)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Pianist, Soul Singer
Misc: a major influence on 20th century music who wrote ``Shake, Rattle and Roll'' and helped develop many of Atlantic Records' biggest hits; worked with artists such as Ray Charles, Big Joe Turner, the Drifters and the Clovers
Song Titles: "Shake, Rattle and Roll" (songwriter)
🎵Hubert Sumlin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/16/1931 d.12/4/2011 (80)
Hall of Famer, Blues Performer
🎵Winfred "Blue" Lovett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/16/1936 N.S. d.12/9/2014 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Bass Singer/Basso, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN: Winfred Lorenzo Lovett
Group Names: Manhattans
🏆🏀Jo Jo White -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/16/1946 d.1/16/2018 N.S. (71)
Hall of Famer, NBA Guard
Misc: 7x NBA All-Star; Celtics #10 retired
Sports Teams: Boston Celtics (1969-1979), Golden State Warriors (1979-1980), Kansas City Kings (1980-1981)
🏆🏈Harvey Banks Martin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/16/1950 d.12/24/2001 (51)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive End
Names/Places: aks Harvey Martin
Misc: 4x Pro Bowl, Super Bowls X, XII, XIII
Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys (1973-1983)
🏆🥊Theodore "Tiger" Flowers -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/5/1895 N.S. d.11/16/1927 N.S. (32)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Misc: became the first black middleweight boxing champion in 1926 when he defeated Harry Greb
📰🎵Mike Leadbitter -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1942 d.11/16/1974 (32)
Hall of Famer, Editor, Music Figure, British
Misc: a leading authority on blues music
🏆🏁🏊Phyllis May Harding -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/15/1907 N.S. d.11/16/1992 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, English
Names/Places: aka Phyllis Turner
🏆🎳Billy Hardwick -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/25/1941 d.11/16/2013 (72)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
🏆🏒Bert Olmstead -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/4/1926 d.11/16/2015 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Sports Teams: Chicago Black Hawks, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs
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