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Historical Events In August - 16

Saturday, 13 August 2022

1909  Paul Smith Callaway, composer on August - 16.  

1910  Mae Clarke, Phila, actress (Frankenstein, Nana, Parole Girl)[or 1907] on August - 16.  

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  On this day in history marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister  

1913  The birth of Menachem Begin, Israeli statesman on August - 16.  

1913  On August - 16 tōhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day Tōhoku University) admits its first female students.  

1913  Menachem Begin, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978) on August - 16.  

1914  On August - 16 german army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught  

1914  Tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.  

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

1915  On August - 16 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  On this day in history roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve)  

1918  US troops overthrows Archangelsk on August - 16.  

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  J Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26]  

1922  On this day in history aT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC)  

1922  Louis E Lomax, author on August - 16.  

1923  Joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd on August - 16.  

1924  On this day in history 38th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (61 63)  

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  Ann Blyth, Mt Kisko NY, actress (Kismet, Mildred Pierce) on August - 16.  

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

1929  On this day in history frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70  

1930  The first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks on this day in history.  

1930  Frank Gifford, Calif, NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster on this day in history.  

1931  On August - 16 near Valentine, Texas a 5.8 quake was the largest historical earthquake in Texas.  

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  The Post office issues 2 cent stamp to commemorate 150th anniversary of founding of New Brunswick on August - 16.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1355  On August - 16 birth of philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster  

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

1397  On this day in history birth of albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany  

1401  On this day in history birth of jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436)  

1550  Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar was born on August - 16.  

1557  On August - 16 birth of agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602)  

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

1596  Frederick V, Elector Palatine (d. 1632) was born on August - 16.  

Famous Deaths In August - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1027  On this day in history death of giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998)  

1297  On August - 16 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 this day in history.  

1419  On August - 16 death of wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361)  

1443  On August - 16 death of ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434)  

1445  On this day in history 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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