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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

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

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

1903  On October - 16 mario Pilati, composer  

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

1905  On this day in history the Partition of Bengal (India) occurred.  

1905  On October - 16 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 this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir)  

1908  Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux on October - 16.  

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 October - 16.  

1912  On this day in history arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres  

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 this day in history.  

1915  On this day in history great Britain declares war on Bulgaria  

1916  On this day in history margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn  

1916  On this day in history 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  Bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- ) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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  Linda Darnell, Dallas, Tx, actress (Unfaithfully Yours, 2nd Chance) on October - 16.  

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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 this day in history birth of king James II of Scotland (d. 1460)  

1483  Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542) was born on October - 16.  

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  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  Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In October - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0775  Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 16.  

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

1473  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

1553  Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on October - 16.  

1555  Death of Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on October - 16.  

1570  On October - 16 death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered