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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Friday, 31 October 2014

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

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

1893  On this day in history carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75  

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  Queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history mario Pilati, composer  

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

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

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

1906  Dino Buzzati, writer on this day in history.  

1907  Belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC on October - 16.  

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

1908  Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history 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  On October - 16 arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres  

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

1913  Alice Pearce, NYC, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched) on October - 16.  

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

1915  On October - 16 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  Klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1918  On October - 16 bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- )  

1918  Felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

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  On October - 16 babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, & Bill Piercy defy Landis ban on World Series  

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

1535  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  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  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 this day in history.  

1473  Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

1553  On this day in history lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81  

1555  Death of Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on this day in history.  

1570  On this day in history death of baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered