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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  

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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 this day in history.  

1495  Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557) was born on April - 16.  

1628  On this day in history birth of cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand  

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

1646  Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708) was born on April - 16.  

1648  On April - 16 birth of john Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre)  

1652  On April - 16 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  On April - 16 death of otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32)  

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

0924  On this day in history death of berengar of Friuli, King of Italy  

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

1115  On this day in history svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113]  

1118  Death of Adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily on April - 16.  

1198  On this day in history death of duke Frederick I of Austria  

1446  On this day in history filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies  

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