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5 Fun Facts About November 16 In Louisiana History

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1. The Louisiana Purchase was signed on November 16, 1803, in New Orleans by the United States and France, effectively doubling the size of the United States.
2. On November 16, 1874, the Battle of Liberty Place took place in New Orleans, which marked a coup attempt by a white supremacist group against the Reconstruction government of Louisiana.
3. Louisiana State University (LSU) was founded on November 16, 1853, as Louisiana State Seminary of Learning & Military Academy. It was the first public university in Louisiana.
4. On November 16, 1967, the first successful heart transplant in the United States was performed at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans by Dr. Alton Ochsner and Dr. John Hammon.
5. Louisiana native and Grammy-winning musician Lil Wayne released his album, Tha Carter II, on November 16, 2005, which is widely considered a seminal work in the southern hip hop genre.
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