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Historical Events In April - 16

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

1885  Leo Weiner, Hungary, composer (Fasching) on this day in history.  

1886  Ernst Thalmann, German communist presidential candidate on this day in history.  

1888  Drentse & Friese peat cutters go on strike on this day in history.  

1889  The birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director on this day in history.  

1889  On April - 16 charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman  

1893  Federico Mompou, composer on April - 16.  

1897  On this day in history arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer  

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

1900  US Post Office issues 1st books of postage stamps on this day in history.  

1900  On April - 16 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 April - 16.  

1905  John Lee-Barber, admiral on April - 16.  

1906  On April - 16 m Wolf discovers asteroid #597 Bandusia  

1906  On this day in history bep [Elisa H] Bakhuis, Dutch soccer star/writer  

1908  Natural Bridges National Monument established on this day in history.  

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

1909  On this day in history herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian  

1911  Christine McIntyre, actress (3 Stooges movies) on this day in history.  

1912  Harriet Quimby becomes first woman pilot to cross the English Channel on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history harriet Quimby becomes 1st woman pilot to cross English Channel  

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 April - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1916  Tom Horan, cricketer (15 Tests for Aust, 471 runs, 11 wickets), dies on April - 16.  

1917  Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution on April - 16.  

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  Merce Cunningham, choreographer (Acrobat in Every Soul is a Circus) on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history barry Nelson, Oakland, actor (Airport, My Favorite Husband)  

1920  On this day in history john Conrad Nordqvist, composer, dies at 80  

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  On April - 16 birth of king Louis the Pious (d. 840)  

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

1495  Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.  

1628  On April - 16 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 this day in history birth of john Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre)  

1652  Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In April - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  On this day in history death of otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32)  

0744  On April - 16 death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph  

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 this day in history.  

1115  On April - 16 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  Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on April - 16.  

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