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Historical Events In April - 16

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1885  On April - 16 leo Weiner, Hungary, composer (Fasching)  

1886  On April - 16 ernst Thalmann, German communist presidential candidate  

1888  Drentse & Friese peat cutters go on strike on April - 16.  

1889  On April - 16 the birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director  

1889  Charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history federico Mompou, composer  

1897  Arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer on April - 16.  

1899  On April - 16 emilio Jacinto, Filipino poet and revolutionary (b 1875)  

1900  US Post Office issues 1st books of postage stamps on April - 16.  

1900  On this day in history polly Adler, Russia, bordello proprieter/author (House is not a Home)  

1901  On this day in history karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen)  

1904  Clifford Case, (Sen-R-NJ) on this day in history.  

1905  John Lee-Barber, admiral on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroid #597 Bandusia  

1906  On April - 16 bep [Elisa H] Bakhuis, Dutch soccer star/writer  

1908  Natural Bridges National Monument established on April - 16.  

1908  Natural Bridges National Monument forms (Lake Powell Utah) on April - 16.  

1909  On April - 16 herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian  

1911  Christine McIntyre, actress (3 Stooges movies) on April - 16.  

1912  On April - 16 harriet Quimby becomes first woman pilot to cross the English Channel  

1912  Harriet Quimby becomes 1st woman pilot to cross English Channel on April - 16.  

1912  On this day in history david Langton, Scotland, actor (Quintet, St Joan, Abandon Ship)  

1913  On this day in history constance Shacklock, opera singer  

1914  John Hodiak, Pittsburgh PA, actor (A Bell for Adamo, Lifeboat) on this day in history.  

1914  George W Hill, US astronomer (moon orbit), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1915  Dany [Daniel S] Tuijnman, head of Dutch traffic & water on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history tom Horan, cricketer (15 Tests for Aust, 471 runs, 11 wickets), dies  

1917  On April - 16 lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution  

1917  Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution. Workers feel a sense of unity on this day in history.  

1918  On April - 16 spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)  

1919  On this day in history merce Cunningham, choreographer (Acrobat in Every Soul is a Circus)  

1920  Barry Nelson, Oakland, actor (Airport, My Favorite Husband) on April - 16.  

1920  John Conrad Nordqvist, composer, dies at 80 on April - 16.  

1921  On this day in history the birth of Peter Ustinov, Bitish actor and novelist  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0778  King Louis the Pious (d. 840) was born on this day in history.  

1319  King John II of France (d. 1364) was born on April - 16.  

1495  On April - 16 birth of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557)  

1628  Cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand was born on this day in history.  

1635  On April - 16 birth of frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter  

1646  On April - 16 birth of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708)  

1648  On this day in history birth of john Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre)  

1652  On this day in history birth of clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  Death of Otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32) on this day in history.  

0744  Death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph on this day in history.  

0924  Death of Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on this day in history.  

1113  Death of Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050) on April - 16.  

1115  Svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113] on this day in history.  

1118  On April - 16 death of adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily  

1198  On April - 16 death of duke Frederick I of Austria  

1446  Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on this day in history.  

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