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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0778  On this day in history birth of king Louis the Pious (d. 840)  

1319  On April - 16 birth of king John II of France (d. 1364)  

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

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

1635  On this day in history birth of frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter  

1646  On this day in history birth of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708)  

1648  John Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre) was born on April - 16.  

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 April - 16.  

0744  On this day in history death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph  

0924  Death of Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on April - 16.  

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  Death of Duke Frederick I of Austria on April - 16.  

1446  Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on April - 16.  

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