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Historical Events Happened In October - 16

Friday, 22 August 2014

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

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

1893  Carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

1897  Harrison Kerr, composer on this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR  

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  Mario Pilati, composer on this day in history.  

1904  Russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur on this day in history.  

1905  On this day in history the Partition of Bengal (India) occurred.  

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

1906  On this day in history dino Buzzati, writer  

1907  On this day in history belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC  

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

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

1908  Enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85) on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title  

1910  William Leonard Reed, composer on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres  

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

1915  Great Britain declares war on Bulgaria on this day in history.  

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

1916  Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus on this day in history.  

1916  Klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

1918  On this day in history felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29  

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  On this day in history babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, & Bill Piercy defy Landis ban on World Series  

1921  On this day in history 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  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  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  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  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

1323  Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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