Historical Events In August - 16
Tuesday, 28 September 2021
1909 Paul Smith Callaway, composer on August - 16.
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 Karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68 on August - 16.
1912 Marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister on this day in history.
1913 The birth of Menachem Begin, Israeli statesman on August - 16.
1913 On this day in history tōhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day Tōhoku University) admits its first female students.
1913 Menachem Begin, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978) on this day in history.
1914 German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught on this day in history.
1914 Tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.
1915 KC's Alex Main no-hits Buffalo (Federal League), 5-0 on August - 16.
1915 On August - 16 al Hibbler, singer (Unchained Melody)
1917 On this day in history prv. Harry Brown (10th Cdn. infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France
1917 Roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve) on August - 16.
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 Charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel) on August - 16.
1920 On this day in history j Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies
1921 On August - 16 peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26]
1922 On August - 16 aT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC)
1922 Louis E Lomax, author on August - 16.
1923 Joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd on this day in history.
1924 On August - 16 38th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (61 63)
1925 On August - 16 fess Parker, Fort Worth Texas, actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller)
1927 On this day in history 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 On August - 16 bill Evans, US jazz pianist
1929 Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70 on August - 16.
1930 On August - 16 the first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.
1930 Frank Gifford, Calif, NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster on this day in history.
1931 Near Valentine, Texas a 5.8 quake was the largest historical earthquake in Texas on this day in history.
1932 Eydie Gorme, [Edithe Gormezano], Bronx NY, singer (Bossa Nova) on this day in history.
1933 Jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie) on this day in history.
1934 The Post office issues 2 cent stamp to commemorate 150th anniversary of founding of New Brunswick on August - 16.