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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

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

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

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

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

1897  Harrison Kerr, composer on October - 16.  

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

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

1903  Mario Pilati, composer on this day in history.  

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

1906  On October - 16 dino Buzzati, writer  

1907  On this day in history belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC  

1907  On October - 16 roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir)  

1908  Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux on this day in history.  

1908  Enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85) on this day in history.  

1909  Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title on October - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  Klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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  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 October - 16 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  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  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  On October - 16 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)  

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Famous Deaths In October - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0775  On October - 16 mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

1323  Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on October - 16.  

1333  On this day in history 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  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

1553  On October - 16 lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81  

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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