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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

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

1891  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin  

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  Mario Pilati, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1906  Dino Buzzati, writer on this day in history.  

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 October - 16.  

1908  On this day in history 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 October - 16.  

1910  On this day in history william Leonard Reed, composer  

1912  On October - 16 arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres  

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

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

1914  Christian J Modeste, gypsey king on this day in history.  

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

1916  On this day in history margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn  

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

1916  Klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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 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  Linda Darnell, Dallas, Tx, actress (Unfaithfully Yours, 2nd Chance) on October - 16.  

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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  King James II of Scotland (d. 1460) was born on October - 16.  

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

1535  On October - 16 birth of niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)  

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  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 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  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

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