Historical Events For October - 16
Saturday, 03 December 2016
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 On October - 16 edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter
1897 Harrison Kerr, composer on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR
1900 On October - 16 queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin
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 this day in history.
1903 Mario Pilati, composer on October - 16.
1904 Russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur on this day in history.
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 On October - 16 dino Buzzati, writer
1907 On this day in history belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC
1907 On October - 16 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 Enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85) on this day in history.
1909 Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1913 On this day in history alice Pearce, NYC, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched)
1914 Christian J Modeste, gypsey king on October - 16.
1915 On October - 16 great Britain declares war on Bulgaria
1916 Margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn on this day in history.
1916 Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus on this day in history.
1916 On October - 16 klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73
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 this day in history linda Darnell, Dallas, Tx, actress (Unfaithfully Yours, 2nd Chance)