Historical Events In April - 16
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
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 On April - 16 the birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director
1889 On April - 16 charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman
1893 Federico Mompou, composer on this day in history.
1897 On April - 16 arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer
1899 On this day in history emilio Jacinto, Filipino poet and revolutionary (b 1875)
1900 US Post Office issues 1st books of postage stamps on April - 16.
1900 Polly Adler, Russia, bordello proprieter/author (House is not a Home) on April - 16.
1901 Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen) on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history clifford Case, (Sen-R-NJ)
1905 John Lee-Barber, admiral on April - 16.
1906 M Wolf discovers asteroid #597 Bandusia on April - 16.
1906 Bep [Elisa H] Bakhuis, Dutch soccer star/writer on this day in history.
1908 On this day in history natural Bridges National Monument established
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 this day in history harriet Quimby becomes first woman pilot to cross the English Channel
1912 On April - 16 harriet Quimby becomes 1st woman pilot to cross English Channel
1912 On April - 16 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 On April - 16 george W Hill, US astronomer (moon orbit), dies at 76
1915 Dany [Daniel S] Tuijnman, head of Dutch traffic & water on this day in history.
1916 Tom Horan, cricketer (15 Tests for Aust, 471 runs, 11 wickets), dies on this day in history.
1917 Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution on April - 16.
1917 On April - 16 lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution. Workers feel a sense of unity
1918 On April - 16 spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)
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 John Conrad Nordqvist, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1921 On this day in history the birth of Peter Ustinov, Bitish actor and novelist