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.