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Historical Events In August - 16

Tuesday, 28 September 2021

1909  Paul Smith Callaway, composer on August - 16.  

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

1910  Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1914  German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught on this day in history.  

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

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  Roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve) on August - 16.  

1918  On this day in history uS troops overthrows Archangelsk  

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

1921  On August - 16 peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26]  

1922  On August - 16 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  On August - 16 38th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (61 63)  

1925  On August - 16 fess Parker, Fort Worth Texas, actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller)  

1927  On this day in history 1st HR hit out of Comiskey Park Chicago (NY Yankee Babe Ruth)  

1928  On August - 16 ann Blyth, Mt Kisko NY, actress (Kismet, Mildred Pierce)  

1929  On August - 16 bill Evans, US jazz pianist  

1929  Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70 on August - 16.  

1930  On August - 16 the first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.  

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

1931  Near Valentine, Texas a 5.8 quake was the largest historical earthquake in Texas on this day in history.  

1932  Eydie Gorme, [Edithe Gormezano], Bronx NY, singer (Bossa Nova) on this day in history.  

1933  Jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie) on this day in history.  

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  Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster was born on August - 16.  

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

1397  Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany was born on August - 16.  

1401  On August - 16 birth of jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436)  

1550  On August - 16 birth of carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar  

1557  Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602) was born on this day in history.  

1573  Anna of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1598) was born on August - 16.  

1596  On August - 16 birth of frederick V, Elector Palatine (d. 1632)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1027  On August - 16 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  On August - 16 death of duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298)  

1419  Death of Wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361) on this day in history.  

1443  On this day in history 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 August - 16.  

1508  Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41 on August - 16.  

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