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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

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1890  On October - 16 paul Strand, NYC, photographer (Native Land-1942)  

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

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

1896  On this day in history edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter  

1897  Harrison Kerr, composer on this day in history.  

1898  On October - 16 arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR  

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.  

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

1905  The Partition of Bengal (India) occurred on October - 16.  

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

1906  Dino Buzzati, writer on October - 16.  

1907  Belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres  

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

1913  Alice Pearce, NYC, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched) on this day in history.  

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

1915  On this day in history great Britain declares war on Bulgaria  

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 October - 16.  

1918  On this day in history bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- )  

1918  On October - 16 felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29  

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  Babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, & Bill Piercy defy Landis ban on World Series on this day in history.  

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 October - 16 birth of king James II of Scotland (d. 1460)  

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 this day in history.  

1605  On this day in history birth of charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer  

1663  Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736) was born on October - 16.  

1679  On this day in history birth of jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

1708  On October - 16 birth of albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)  

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  On this day in history nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies  

1355  Death of Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on October - 16.  

1473  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on October - 16.  

1553  On October - 16 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  

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