Historical Events Happened In October - 16
Friday, 31 October 2014
1890 On October - 16 paul Strand, NYC, photographer (Native Land-1942)
1891 Sarah Winnemucca, indian scout, dies on October - 16.
1893 On this day in history carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75
1896 Edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter on October - 16.
1897 On this day in history harrison Kerr, composer
1898 On this day in history arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR
1900 Queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin on this day in history.
1900 On October - 16 lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank)
1903 On October - 16 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 October - 16.
1905 The Partition of Bengal (India) occurred on October - 16.
1905 On this day in history rex Bell, Chicago, cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns)/lt-gov (Nevada)
1906 Dino Buzzati, writer on this day in history.
1907 Belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC on October - 16.
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 this day in history.
1908 On this day in history 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 William Leonard Reed, composer on this day in history.
1912 On October - 16 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 October - 16.
1914 Christian J Modeste, gypsey king on this day in history.
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 October - 16.
1916 Klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1918 On October - 16 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 this day in history.
1920 On this day in history alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56
1921 On October - 16 babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, & Bill Piercy defy Landis ban on World Series
1921 On October - 16 linda Darnell, Dallas, Tx, actress (Unfaithfully Yours, 2nd Chance)