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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Saturday, 22 November 2014

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

1891  Sarah Winnemucca, indian scout, dies on October - 16.  

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

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

1900  Lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank) on October - 16.  

1903  On October - 16 homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia  

1903  Mario Pilati, composer on this day in history.  

1904  On October - 16 russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur  

1905  On this day in history 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  Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux on October - 16.  

1908  Enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85) on this day in history.  

1909  On October - 16 jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title  

1910  On October - 16 william Leonard Reed, composer  

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

1913  Booth Theater opens at 222 W 44th St NYC on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history alice Pearce, NYC, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched)  

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

1915  On October - 16 great Britain declares war on Bulgaria  

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  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 October - 16.  

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

1919  On October - 16 charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday  

1920  Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56 on October - 16.  

1921  Babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, & Bill Piercy defy Landis ban on World Series on this day in history.  

1921  On October - 16 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  King James II of Scotland (d. 1460) was born on this day in history.  

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 October - 16.  

1605  Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer was born on October - 16.  

1663  On October - 16 birth of prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)  

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

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 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 October - 16.  

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

1553  Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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.