Today in World War II History—November 16, 1940 & 1945
80 Years Ago—Nov. 16, 1940: King George VI visits Coventry to view damage.
Greek air force scores first victories, shooting down 10 Italian planes.
75 Years Ago—Nov. 16, 1945: Movie premiere of Billy Wilder’s The Lost Weekend, starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman (will receive Oscars for best picture, best actor, and best director).
Premiere of The Friendly Ghost, the first Casper the Friendly Ghost cartoon.