Historical Events In April - 16
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
1949 On April - 16 toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings for the Stanley Cup
1949 Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games on April - 16.
1949 On this day in history sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, Indon communist, executed at 54
1951 British submarine Affray sank in English Channel, killing 75 on April - 16.
1951 Emile Erens, Dutch hagiographer (Pastor of Ars), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1952 "4 Saints in 3 Acts" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 15 performances on April - 16.
1953 Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup on this day in history.
1953 British royal yacht Britannica taken out of service on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the birth of Ellen Barkin, American actress
1955 On this day in history abdullah Seif el-Islam, brother of Yemenite king Ahmed, beheaded
1956 On April - 16 1st solar powered radios go on sale
1957 Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup on April - 16.
1957 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1 on April - 16.
1958 Arnold Palmer wins his first Masters golf tournament on April - 16.
1958 French govt of Gaillard falls due to Tunisia crisis on April - 16.
1959 Helicopters from USS Edisto begin rescue operations in Montevideo, Uruguay. By 26 April they had carried 277 flood victims to safety on this day in history.
1959 "Party with Comden & Green" opens at John Golden NYC for 44 perfs on this day in history.
1959 On April - 16 charles Halton, dies at 83
1961 On April - 16 chic Black Hawks beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 2 for the Stanley Cup
1961 On April - 16 15th Tony Awards: Becket & Bye Bye Birdie win
1962 Walter Cronkite begins anchoring CBS Evening News on April - 16.
1966 Rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain on April - 16.
1968 On this day in history edna Ferber, American author (American Beauty), dies at 82
1970 On this day in history 70 die in a snow crush (France)
1972 2 giants pandas arrive in the US, from China on this day in history.
1972 On this day in history apollo 16 launched; 5th manned lunar landing (Decartes Highlands)
1972 Yasunari Kawabata, Japanese author (Nobel 1968), dies at 72 on April - 16.
1974 On this day in history 200,000 attend rock concert Calif Jam I in Ontario Calif
1977 On April - 16 alex Haley finds his Roots in Juffure, Gambia
1978 On April - 16 lucius D Clay, gen/gov US zone W-Germany (airlift), dies at 80
1980 L Brozek discovers asteroid #2696 Magion on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history columbia space shuttle returns [04/24]