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Historical Events In August - 16

Saturday, 10 April 2021

1909  On August - 16 paul Smith Callaway, composer  

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

1910  On August - 16 charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer, dies at 69  

1911  Karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1912  On August - 16 marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister  

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 this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history menachem Begin, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978)  

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 August - 16.  

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  On this day in history roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve)  

1918  On August - 16 uS troops overthrows Archangelsk  

1920  Ray Chapman, of Indians is hit in head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch; he dies next day, only major league fatality on this day in history.  

1920  On August - 16 charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)  

1920  On this day in history j Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies  

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

1922  AT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC) on this day in history.  

1922  On this day in history louis E Lomax, author  

1923  On August - 16 joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd  

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

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 this day in history ann Blyth, Mt Kisko NY, actress (Kismet, Mildred Pierce)  

1929  On this day in history bill Evans, US jazz pianist  

1929  Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1930  On this day in history 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  On this day in history eydie Gorme, [Edithe Gormezano], Bronx NY, singer (Bossa Nova)  

1933  On this day in history jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie)  

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  Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster was born on this day in history.  

1378  Hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425) was born on August - 16.  

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  Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar was born on this day in history.  

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 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  On this day in history 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  Death of Margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424) on this day in history.  

1508  Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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