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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Saturday, 13 February 2016

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

1891  On this day in history sarah Winnemucca, indian scout, dies  

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

1896  Edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

1897  Harrison Kerr, composer on October - 16.  

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

1900  On October - 16 queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin  

1900  Lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1906  Dino Buzzati, writer on October - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1908  Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux on October - 16.  

1908  On this day in history enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)  

1909  Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

1910  On this day in history william Leonard Reed, composer  

1912  Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres on October - 16.  

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

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

1914  On October - 16 christian J Modeste, gypsey king  

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  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 October - 16.  

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

1918  Felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29 on October - 16.  

1919  Charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday on October - 16.  

1920  On October - 16 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  Linda Darnell, Dallas, Tx, actress (Unfaithfully Yours, 2nd Chance) on this day in history.  

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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  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  On this day in history birth of niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)  

1605  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  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 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  Death of Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on this day in history.  

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