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Historical Events For October - 16

Monday, 24 July 2017

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  On this day in history edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter  

1897  On October - 16 harrison Kerr, composer  

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

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

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  Mario Pilati, composer on October - 16.  

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

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

1905  On October - 16 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  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  On this day in history enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)  

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

1910  William Leonard Reed, composer on October - 16.  

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

1913  On this day in history 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 October - 16 christian J Modeste, gypsey king  

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

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

1430  On October - 16 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 October - 16 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 October - 16 birth of jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

1708  On October - 16 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  On this day in history mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

1323  On October - 16 amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74  

1333  On October - 16 nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies  

1355  On October - 16 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  Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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

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