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

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

1896  On October - 16 edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter  

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 October - 16.  

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 October - 16.  

1903  Mario Pilati, composer on this day in history.  

1904  Russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur on this day in history.  

1905  On October - 16 the Partition of Bengal (India) occurred.  

1905  Rex Bell, Chicago, cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns)/lt-gov (Nevada) on October - 16.  

1906  On this day in history dino Buzzati, writer  

1907  On October - 16 belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC  

1907  Roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir) on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux  

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  William Leonard Reed, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1913  On October - 16 alice Pearce, NYC, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched)  

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

1915  Great Britain declares war on Bulgaria on October - 16.  

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

1916  Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus on October - 16.  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

1430  On October - 16 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 this day in history.  

1605  On this day in history 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  On October - 16 birth of jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

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  On this day in history mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

1323  Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1333  On October - 16 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  On this day in history lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81  

1555  On October - 16 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 this day in history.  

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