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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

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

1891  On October - 16 sarah Winnemucca, indian scout, dies  

1893  Carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75 on October - 16.  

1896  On this day in history edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter  

1897  Harrison Kerr, composer on this day in history.  

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

1900  Queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1903  Mario Pilati, composer on October - 16.  

1904  Russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur on October - 16.  

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

1905  On October - 16 rex Bell, Chicago, cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns)/lt-gov (Nevada)  

1906  On this day in history dino Buzzati, writer  

1907  On October - 16 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  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 this day in history.  

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

1913  Booth Theater opens at 222 W 44th St NYC on October - 16.  

1913  Alice Pearce, NYC, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched) on October - 16.  

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

1915  On October - 16 great Britain declares war on Bulgaria  

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

1916  On this day in history 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 October - 16 bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- )  

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

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

1920  On this day in history 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  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  William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450) was born on October - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1708  Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) was born on October - 16.  

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

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

1355  Death of Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on October - 16.  

1473  On this day in history reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies  

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 October - 16.  

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