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Historical Events For October - 16

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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.  

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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)  

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

1483  On October - 16 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  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer was born on October - 16.  

1708  On October - 16 birth of albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)  

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Famous Deaths In October - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0775  On October - 16 mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

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

1333  Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies on this day in history.  

1355  Death of Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death on October - 16.  

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

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

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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