Historical Events In August - 16
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1909 Paul Smith Callaway, composer on this day in history.
1910 Mae Clarke, Phila, actress (Frankenstein, Nana, Parole Girl)[or 1907] on August - 16.
1910 Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer, dies at 69 on August - 16.
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 On August - 16 the birth of Menachem Begin, Israeli statesman
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 August - 16.
1914 German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught on this day in history.
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 this day in history roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve)
1918 On this day in history uS troops overthrows Archangelsk
1920 On August - 16 ray Chapman, of Indians is hit in head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch; he dies next day, only major league fatality
1920 On August - 16 charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)
1920 J Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies on August - 16.
1921 On August - 16 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 this day in history.
1924 38th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (61 63) on August - 16.
1925 Fess Parker, Fort Worth Texas, actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1929 On this day in history 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 On this day in history near Valentine, Texas a 5.8 quake was the largest historical earthquake in Texas.
1932 On August - 16 eydie Gorme, [Edithe Gormezano], Bronx NY, singer (Bossa Nova)
1933 On August - 16 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