Historical Events In April - 16
Saturday, 13 August 2022
1949 Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings for the Stanley Cup on April - 16.
1949 On this day in history stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
1949 On April - 16 sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, Indon communist, executed at 54
1951 On this day in history british submarine Affray sank in English Channel, killing 75
1951 On April - 16 emile Erens, Dutch hagiographer (Pastor of Ars), dies at 85
1952 On April - 16 "4 Saints in 3 Acts" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 15 performances
1953 On April - 16 montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup
1953 On this day in history british royal yacht Britannica taken out of service
1954 On April - 16 detroit Red Wings beat Mont Canadiens 4 games to 3 for the Stanley Cup
1954 KVAL TV channel 13 in Eugene, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1955 The birth of Ellen Barkin, American actress on this day in history.
1955 Abdullah Seif el-Islam, brother of Yemenite king Ahmed, beheaded on this day in history.
1956 1st solar powered radios go on sale on April - 16.
1957 On this day in history montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup
1957 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1 on this day in history.
1958 Arnold Palmer wins his first Masters golf tournament on this day in history.
1958 French govt of Gaillard falls due to Tunisia crisis on this day in history.
1959 On April - 16 helicopters from USS Edisto begin rescue operations in Montevideo, Uruguay. By 26 April they had carried 277 flood victims to safety.
1959 On this day in history "Party with Comden & Green" opens at John Golden NYC for 44 perfs
1959 Charles Halton, dies at 83 on April - 16.
1961 Chic Black Hawks beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 2 for the Stanley Cup on this day in history.
1961 On April - 16 15th Tony Awards: Becket & Bye Bye Birdie win
1962 On this day in history walter Cronkite begins anchoring CBS Evening News
1966 Rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain on April - 16.
1968 Edna Ferber, American author (American Beauty), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1970 70 die in a snow crush (France) on this day in history.
1972 2 giants pandas arrive in the US, from China on April - 16.
1972 Apollo 16 launched; 5th manned lunar landing (Decartes Highlands) on April - 16.
1972 On April - 16 yasunari Kawabata, Japanese author (Nobel 1968), dies at 72
1974 On this day in history 200,000 attend rock concert Calif Jam I in Ontario Calif
1977 Alex Haley finds his Roots in Juffure, Gambia on April - 16.
1978 On April - 16 lucius D Clay, gen/gov US zone W-Germany (airlift), dies at 80
1980 On this day in history l Brozek discovers asteroid #2696 Magion
1981 Columbia space shuttle returns [04/24] on this day in history.