Historical Events In August - 16
Sunday, 29 November 2020
1909 On August - 16 paul Smith Callaway, composer
1910 Mae Clarke, Phila, actress (Frankenstein, Nana, Parole Girl)[or 1907] on August - 16.
1910 On this day in history charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer, dies at 69
1911 On August - 16 karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68
1912 Marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister on this day in history.
1913 The birth of Menachem Begin, Israeli statesman on this day in history.
1913 Tōhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day Tōhoku University) admits its first female students on August - 16.
1913 On August - 16 menachem Begin, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978)
1914 German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught on August - 16.
1914 Tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948) on August - 16.
1915 KC's Alex Main no-hits Buffalo (Federal League), 5-0 on August - 16.
1915 On this day in history al Hibbler, singer (Unchained Melody)
1917 Prv. Harry Brown (10th Cdn. infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France on August - 16.
1917 Roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve) on this day in history.
1918 US troops overthrows Archangelsk on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history ray Chapman, of Indians is hit in head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch; he dies next day, only major league fatality
1920 On this day in history charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)
1920 J Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies on this day in history.
1921 Peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26] on this day in history.
1922 On this day in history aT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC)
1922 Louis E Lomax, author on August - 16.
1923 On this day in history joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd
1924 38th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (61 63) on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history fess Parker, Fort Worth Texas, actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller)
1927 1st HR hit out of Comiskey Park Chicago (NY Yankee Babe Ruth) on August - 16.
1928 On August - 16 ann Blyth, Mt Kisko NY, actress (Kismet, Mildred Pierce)
1929 On this day in history bill Evans, US jazz pianist
1929 On August - 16 frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70
1930 On this day in history the first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.
1930 Frank Gifford, Calif, NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster on August - 16.
1931 Near Valentine, Texas a 5.8 quake was the largest historical earthquake in Texas on August - 16.
1932 Eydie Gorme, [Edithe Gormezano], Bronx NY, singer (Bossa Nova) on August - 16.
1933 On this day in history jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie)
1934 On this day in history the Post office issues 2 cent stamp to commemorate 150th anniversary of founding of New Brunswick