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This Day in History: 1945-11-16

Yeshiva College (University), chartered in NY, 1st US Jewish College.   The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded at the conclusion of a conference in London.  Two new elements discovered by Glenn Seaborg, James Morgan and Albert Ghiorso were announced: Americium (atomic number 95) and Curium (atomic number 96).  “The Lost Weekend”, based on Charles R. Jackson’s novel, directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman is released (Best Picture 1946).


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