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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

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1890  Paul Strand, NYC, photographer (Native Land-1942) on this day in history.  

1891  Sarah Winnemucca, indian scout, dies on this day in history.  

1893  Carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75 on October - 16.  

1896  On October - 16 edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter  

1897  On October - 16 harrison Kerr, composer  

1898  On October - 16 arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR  

1900  Queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin on October - 16.  

1900  On October - 16 lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank)  

1903  Homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia on October - 16.  

1903  On October - 16 mario Pilati, composer  

1904  On October - 16 russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur  

1905  The Partition of Bengal (India) occurred on October - 16.  

1905  Rex Bell, Chicago, cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns)/lt-gov (Nevada) on October - 16.  

1906  Dino Buzzati, writer on October - 16.  

1907  Belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC on this day in history.  

1907  Roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir) on October - 16.  

1908  On October - 16 edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux  

1908  Enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85) on October - 16.  

1909  On October - 16 jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title  

1910  William Leonard Reed, composer on October - 16.  

1912  Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres on this day in history.  

1913  On October - 16 booth Theater opens at 222 W 44th St NYC  

1913  On this day in history alice Pearce, NYC, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched)  

1914  On October - 16 christian J Modeste, gypsey king  

1915  On this day in history great Britain declares war on Bulgaria  

1916  On this day in history margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn  

1916  Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73  

1918  Bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- ) on October - 16.  

1918  On October - 16 felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29  

1919  On October - 16 charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday  

1920  Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56 on October - 16.  

1921  On October - 16 babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, & Bill Piercy defy Landis ban on World Series  

1921  On this day in history linda Darnell, Dallas, Tx, actress (Unfaithfully Yours, 2nd Chance)  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1396  On this day in history birth of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)  

1430  On this day in history birth of king James II of Scotland (d. 1460)  

1483  Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542) was born on October - 16.  

1535  Niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585) was born on this day in history.  

1605  On this day in history birth of charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer  

1663  On October - 16 birth of prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)  

1679  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer was born on October - 16.  

1708  On this day in history birth of albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)  

Famous Deaths In October - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0775  Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.  

1323  Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on October - 16.  

1333  Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies on this day in history.  

1355  On October - 16 death of louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death  

1473  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

1553  Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on October - 16.  

1555  Death of Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on October - 16.  

1570  Death of Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on this day in history.