Nov 16 in history: From commencement of UNESCO to retirement of Sachin Tendulkar

Updated: Nov 16, 2020, 09:20 AM(IST)

From the commencement of UNESCO to Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's retirement, we have got it all covered for you.

Here's what happened on this day -- in history.

1938

Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann synthesizes LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide)

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1945

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is founded

(Photograph:WION)

1965

Soviet Union launches 'Venera 3' space probe toward Venus

(Photograph:WION)

1988

Benazir Bhutto becomes first woman to be elected as Pakistan's prime minister 

(Photograph:WION)

2013

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar retires after playing cricket for 24 years

(Photograph:WION)

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