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Historical Events For October - 16

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

1890  On this day in history paul Strand, NYC, photographer (Native Land-1942)  

1891  Sarah Winnemucca, indian scout, dies on October - 16.  

1893  On this day in history carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75  

1896  Edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter on October - 16.  

1897  Harrison Kerr, composer on this day in history.  

1898  On October - 16 arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR  

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 October - 16.  

1903  On October - 16 homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia  

1903  Mario Pilati, composer on October - 16.  

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

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

1905  Rex Bell, Chicago, cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns)/lt-gov (Nevada) on October - 16.  

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 October - 16.  

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  On this day in history william Leonard Reed, composer  

1912  On October - 16 arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres  

1913  On October - 16 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 October - 16.  

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

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 October - 16.  

1916  On October - 16 klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73  

1918  On October - 16 bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- )  

1918  On October - 16 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  On October - 16 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 this day in history.  

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

1483  On October - 16 birth of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)  

1535  On October - 16 birth of niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)  

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  On October - 16 birth of jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

1708  On this day in history 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  Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.  

1323  Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1333  Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies on this day in history.  

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  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  On October - 16 death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered  

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