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

1896  On this day in history edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter  

1897  Harrison Kerr, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1900  Lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank) on this day in history.  

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

1903  On this day in history mario Pilati, composer  


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

1905  The Partition of Bengal (India) occurred on October - 16.  

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 October - 16 belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC  

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  On October - 16 enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)  

1909  On October - 16 jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title  

1910  On this day in history william Leonard Reed, composer  

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

1913  On this day in history booth Theater opens at 222 W 44th St NYC  

1913  Alice Pearce, NYC, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched) on October - 16.  

1914  On October - 16 christian J Modeste, gypsey king  

1915  On October - 16 great Britain declares war on Bulgaria  

1916  On October - 16 margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn  

1916  Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus on this day in history.  

1916  On October - 16 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 October - 16 felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29  

1919  Charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday on this day in history.  

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

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  On October - 16 birth of king James II of Scotland (d. 1460)  

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

1535  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

1708  On this day in history 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  Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 16.  

1323  On October - 16 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  Death of Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on this day in history.  

1473  On October - 16 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 this day in history death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered  


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