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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Thursday, 17 April 2014

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 this day in history.  

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

1897  On this day in history harrison Kerr, composer  

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

1900  On this day in history queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin  

1900  Lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank) on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia  

1903  Mario Pilati, composer on this day in history.  

1904  Russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur on this day in history.  

1905  The Partition of Bengal (India) occurred on this day in history.  

1905  On this day in history rex Bell, Chicago, cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns)/lt-gov (Nevada)  

1906  Dino Buzzati, writer on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC  

1907  On this day in history roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir)  

1908  On this day in history edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux  

1908  On this day in history enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)  

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

1910  On this day in history william Leonard Reed, composer  

1912  On this day in history arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1918  Felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday  

1920  On this day in history alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56  

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

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

1483  Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542) was born on this day in history.  

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  Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736) was born on this day in history.  

1679  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1323  On this day in history amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74  

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 this day in history reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies  

1553  On this day in history lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81  

1555  On this day in history death of hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

1570  On this day in history death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered