November 16 in Pop Culture History

November 16 in Pop Culture History

1620 – The first corn (maize) was found in North America by British settlers, including Myles Standish and William Bradford, in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

1676 – First colonial prison was organized in Nantucket, Massachusetts. William Bunker was the first warden.

1801 – First edition of New York Evening Post was published. It is the US’ oldest continuously published daily newspaper.

1822 – Missouri trader William Becknell arrived in Santa Fe, …