Historical Events In April - 16
Monday, 19 April 2021
1885 Leo Weiner, Hungary, composer (Fasching) on April - 16.
1886 On April - 16 ernst Thalmann, German communist presidential candidate
1888 Drentse & Friese peat cutters go on strike on April - 16.
1889 The birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman
1893 Federico Mompou, composer on this day in history.
1897 Arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer on this day in history.
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 April - 16 polly Adler, Russia, bordello proprieter/author (House is not a Home)
1901 On April - 16 karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen)
1904 On this day in history clifford Case, (Sen-R-NJ)
1905 On this day in history john Lee-Barber, admiral
1906 M Wolf discovers asteroid #597 Bandusia on this day in history.
1906 On April - 16 bep [Elisa H] Bakhuis, Dutch soccer star/writer
1908 Natural Bridges National Monument established on this day in history.
1908 On April - 16 natural Bridges National Monument forms (Lake Powell Utah)
1909 Herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian on this day in history.
1911 On April - 16 christine McIntyre, actress (3 Stooges movies)
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 David Langton, Scotland, actor (Quintet, St Joan, Abandon Ship) on April - 16.
1913 On this day in history constance Shacklock, opera singer
1914 On this day in history john Hodiak, Pittsburgh PA, actor (A Bell for Adamo, Lifeboat)
1914 George W Hill, US astronomer (moon orbit), dies at 76 on April - 16.
1915 Dany [Daniel S] Tuijnman, head of Dutch traffic & water on April - 16.
1916 Tom Horan, cricketer (15 Tests for Aust, 471 runs, 11 wickets), dies on April - 16.
1917 On this day in history lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution
1917 Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution. Workers feel a sense of unity on April - 16.
1918 Spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers) on this day in history.
1919 On April - 16 merce Cunningham, choreographer (Acrobat in Every Soul is a Circus)
1920 Barry Nelson, Oakland, actor (Airport, My Favorite Husband) on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history john Conrad Nordqvist, composer, dies at 80
1921 The birth of Peter Ustinov, Bitish actor and novelist on April - 16.