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Historical Events In August - 16

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1909  Paul Smith Callaway, composer on this day in history.  

1910  On this day in history mae Clarke, Phila, actress (Frankenstein, Nana, Parole Girl)[or 1907]  

1910  Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68  

1912  Marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister on this day in history.  

1913  On August - 16 the birth of Menachem Begin, Israeli statesman  

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  On this day in history german army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught  

1914  On this day in history tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948)  

1915  On this day in history kC's Alex Main no-hits Buffalo (Federal League), 5-0  

1915  Al Hibbler, singer (Unchained Melody) on August - 16.  

1917  Prv. Harry Brown (10th Cdn. infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France on this day in history.  

1917  On August - 16 roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve)  

1918  On this day in history uS troops overthrows Archangelsk  

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 August - 16.  

1921  Peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26] on this day in history.  

1922  On August - 16 aT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC)  

1922  Louis E Lomax, author on this day in history.  

1923  On August - 16 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  Fess Parker, Fort Worth Texas, actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller) on this day in history.  

1927  On August - 16 1st HR hit out of Comiskey Park Chicago (NY Yankee Babe Ruth)  

1928  On August - 16 ann Blyth, Mt Kisko NY, actress (Kismet, Mildred Pierce)  

1929  Bill Evans, US jazz pianist on August - 16.  

1929  On August - 16 frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70  

1930  On August - 16 the first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.  

1930  On August - 16 frank Gifford, Calif, NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster  

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 this day in history.  

1933  Jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie) on August - 16.  

1934  On August - 16 the Post office issues 2 cent stamp to commemorate 150th anniversary of founding of New Brunswick  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1355  On this day in history birth of philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster  

1378  Hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425) was born on this day in history.  

1397  On August - 16 birth of albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany  

1401  Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436) was born on this day in history.  

1550  On August - 16 birth of carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar  

1557  Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602) was born on this day in history.  

1573  On this day in history birth of anna of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1598)  

1596  On August - 16 birth of frederick V, Elector Palatine (d. 1632)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1027  On August - 16 death of giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998)  

1297  On this day in history death of john II of Trebizond (b. 1262)  

1327  Death of Roch, French saint (b. 1295) on August - 16.  

1358  Death of Duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298) on August - 16.  

1419  Death of Wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361) on August - 16.  

1443  Death of Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434) on August - 16.  

1445  On August - 16 death of margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424)  

1508  On this day in history henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41  

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