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Historical Events For October - 16

Saturday, 23 September 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 October - 16.  

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

1897  On October - 16 harrison Kerr, composer  

1898  On this day in history arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR  

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

1900  On this day in history lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank)  

1903  Homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia on this day in history.  

1903  On October - 16 mario Pilati, composer  

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

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  On this day in history dino Buzzati, writer  

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

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  Enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85) on October - 16.  

1909  On October - 16 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  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  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 October - 16.  

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

1916  On this day in history klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73  

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  Charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday on October - 16.  

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

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

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  William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450) was born on October - 16.  

1430  King James II of Scotland (d. 1460) was born on October - 16.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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 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  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on October - 16.  

1553  Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1555  Death of Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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