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