November 16 Today in History

From On This Day in History November 16

Important Events

534 Second and final revision of the Codex Justinianus published

1532 Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro captures Inca Emperor Atahualpa after a surprise ambush at Cajamarca in the Peruvian Andes

1776 British troops capture Fort Washington during American Revolution

1945 Founding of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

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