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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 this day in history.  

1893  Carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75 on October - 16.  

1896  Edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

1897  On this day in history harrison Kerr, composer  

1898  Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR on this day in history.  

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 October - 16.  

1903  Mario Pilati, composer on October - 16.  

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1904  On this day in history russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur  

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

1905  On October - 16 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 this day in history.  

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

1908  On October - 16 edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux  

1908  On this day in history enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)  

1909  Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

1910  On October - 16 william Leonard Reed, composer  

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

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

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

1919  On this day in history charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday  

1920  On October - 16 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 October - 16.  

1430  On this day in history birth of king James II of Scotland (d. 1460)  

1483  On October - 16 birth of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)  

1535  On October - 16 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  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer was born on this day in history.  

1708  Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) was born on October - 16.  

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Famous Deaths In October - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0775  On October - 16 mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

1323  On October - 16 amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74  

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  On this day in history reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies  

1553  On October - 16 lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81  

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

1570  Death of Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on this day in history.  

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