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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Friday, 27 March 2015

1890  On October - 16 paul Strand, NYC, photographer (Native Land-1942)  

1891  On this day in history sarah Winnemucca, indian scout, dies  

1893  Carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1896  Edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

1897  Harrison Kerr, composer on October - 16.  

1898  Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR on October - 16.  

1900  On October - 16 queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin  

1900  Lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank) on October - 16.  

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

1903  Mario Pilati, composer on October - 16.  

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

1905  On October - 16 the Partition of Bengal (India) occurred.  

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

1906  On this day in history dino Buzzati, writer  

1907  Belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC on October - 16.  

1907  On October - 16 roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir)  

1908  Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux on this day in history.  

1908  Enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85) on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title  

1910  William Leonard Reed, composer on this day in history.  

1912  Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres on October - 16.  

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

1913  Alice Pearce, NYC, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched) on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history christian J Modeste, gypsey king  

1915  Great Britain declares war on Bulgaria on this day in history.  

1916  Margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn on October - 16.  

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

1916  Klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73 on October - 16.  

1918  Bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- ) on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29  

1919  Charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday on October - 16.  

1920  On October - 16 alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56  

1921  On this day in history babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, & Bill Piercy defy Landis ban on World Series  

1921  On October - 16 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 October - 16 birth of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)  

1430  King James II of Scotland (d. 1460) was born on this day in history.  

1483  On this day in history birth of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)  

1535  Niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585) was born on October - 16.  

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

1663  Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736) was born on October - 16.  

1679  On October - 16 birth of jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

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 October - 16.  

1323  Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

1355  Death of Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on this day in history.  

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

1553  On October - 16 lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81  

1555  Death of Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on this day in history.  

1570  Death of Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on October - 16.