FYI November 16, 2019

On This Day

1857 – Second relief of Lucknow: Twenty-four Victoria Crosses are awarded, the most in a single day.
The Siege of Lucknow (Hindi: लखनऊ की घेराबंदी) was the prolonged defence of the Residency within the city of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. After two successive relief attempts had reached the city, the defenders and civilians were evacuated from the Residency, which was then abandoned.



Born On This Day

1899 – Mary Margaret McBride, American radio host (d. 1976)
Mary Margaret McBride (November 16, 1899 – April 7, 1976) was an American radio interview host and writer. Her popular radio shows spanned more than 40 years. In the 1940s the daily audience for her housewife-oriented program numbered from six to eight million listeners. She was called “The First Lady of Radio.”




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