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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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 October - 16.  

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

1897  On October - 16 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  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  Russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur on this day in history.  

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

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

1906  On this day in history dino Buzzati, writer  

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

1907  Roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir) on this day in history.  

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 October - 16.  

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

1913  On this day in history booth Theater opens at 222 W 44th St NYC  

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

1914  Christian J Modeste, gypsey king on this day in history.  

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

1916  On October - 16 margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn  

1916  On October - 16 dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus  

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

1918  On this day in history bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- )  

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

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

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

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

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

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

1605  On October - 16 birth of charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer  

1663  On this day in history birth of prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)  

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

1708  On October - 16 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  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  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 this day in history.  

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