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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

1890  Paul Strand, NYC, photographer (Native Land-1942) on October - 16.  

1891  On October - 16 sarah Winnemucca, indian scout, dies  

1893  Carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

1897  On October - 16 harrison Kerr, composer  

1898  Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR on October - 16.  

1900  Queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank)  

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

1903  On October - 16 mario Pilati, composer  

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

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

1905  On this day in history rex Bell, Chicago, cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns)/lt-gov (Nevada)  

1906  On October - 16 dino Buzzati, writer  

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

1910  On October - 16 william Leonard Reed, composer  

1912  Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres on this day in history.  

1913  Booth Theater opens at 222 W 44th St NYC on October - 16.  

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

1914  On this day in history christian J Modeste, gypsey king  

1915  On October - 16 great Britain declares war on Bulgaria  

1916  Margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn on October - 16.  

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 this day in history bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- )  

1918  Felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

1919  Charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday on October - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1396  On October - 16 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 this day in history.  

1483  Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542) was born on this day in history.  

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  Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) was born on October - 16.  

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 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 October - 16.  

1553  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered