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Historical Events For October - 16

Saturday, 25 February 2017

1890  Paul Strand, NYC, photographer (Native Land-1942) on October - 16.  

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

1893  On this day in history carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75  

1896  Edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter on October - 16.  

1897  On this day in history harrison Kerr, composer  

1898  Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR on this day in history.  

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

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.  

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1904  On this day in history russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur  

1905  On this day in history the Partition of Bengal (India) occurred.  

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 this day in history 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 October - 16.  

1913  Booth Theater opens at 222 W 44th St NYC on this day in history.  

1913  On October - 16 alice Pearce, NYC, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched)  

1914  Christian J Modeste, gypsey king on October - 16.  

1915  Great Britain declares war on Bulgaria on October - 16.  

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  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  Felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29 on October - 16.  

1919  Charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday on this day in history.  

1920  Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

1921  Linda Darnell, Dallas, Tx, actress (Unfaithfully Yours, 2nd Chance) on this day in history.  

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

1483  On October - 16 birth of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)  

1535  On this day in history birth of niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)  

1605  Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer was born on October - 16.  

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)  

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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 October - 16.  

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

1355  On this day in history death of louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death  

1473  On October - 16 reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies  

1553  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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