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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Thursday, 24 April 2014

1890  Paul Strand, NYC, photographer (Native Land-1942) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1897  Harrison Kerr, composer on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia  

1903  On this day in history mario Pilati, composer  

1904  On this day in history russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur  

1905  The Partition of Bengal (India) occurred on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1907  Roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir) on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux  

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  William Leonard Reed, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1916  On this day in history margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn  

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

1916  On this day in history klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73  

1918  Bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- ) on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1396  On this day in history birth of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)  

1430  On this day in history birth of king James II of Scotland (d. 1460)  

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  Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer was born on this day in history.  

1663  Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736) was born on this day in history.  

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

1473  On this day in history reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies  

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

1555  On this day in history death of hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

1570  Death of Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered on this day in history.