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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Thursday, 05 May 2016

1890  Paul Strand, NYC, photographer (Native Land-1942) on this day in history.  

1891  On this day in history sarah Winnemucca, indian scout, dies  

1893  On October - 16 carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75  

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

1897  On this day in history harrison Kerr, composer  

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

1903  On this day in history homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia  

1903  On this day in history mario Pilati, composer  

1904  Russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur on this day in history.  

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

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

1906  Dino Buzzati, writer on this day in history.  

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  On October - 16 edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux  

1908  On this day in history enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)  

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 October - 16.  

1913  Booth Theater opens at 222 W 44th St NYC on this day in history.  

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

1914  On October - 16 christian J Modeste, gypsey king  

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

1919  On October - 16 charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday  

1920  Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56 on October - 16.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1483  On this day in history birth of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)  

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

1605  Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer was born on this day in history.  

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

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  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 October - 16.  

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