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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Saturday, 30 May 2015

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

1891  Sarah Winnemucca, indian scout, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1897  On October - 16 harrison Kerr, composer  

1898  Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR on this day in history.  

1900  Queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin on October - 16.  

1900  On October - 16 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  On October - 16 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  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  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 October - 16.  

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

1910  On this day in history 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 October - 16.  

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

1914  Christian J Modeste, gypsey king on October - 16.  

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

1916  Margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus  

1916  On October - 16 klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73  

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

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

1919  On this day in history charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday  

1920  Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

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  On October - 16 birth of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)  

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  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  Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.  

1323  On October - 16 amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74  

1333  Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies on October - 16.  

1355  On this day in history death of louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death  

1473  On October - 16 reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies  

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 October - 16.  

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