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Historical Events In August - 16

Sunday, 29 November 2020

1909  On August - 16 paul Smith Callaway, composer  

1910  Mae Clarke, Phila, actress (Frankenstein, Nana, Parole Girl)[or 1907] on August - 16.  

1910  On this day in history charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer, dies at 69  

1911  On August - 16 karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68  

1912  Marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister on this day in history.  

1913  The birth of Menachem Begin, Israeli statesman on this day in history.  

1913  Tōhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day Tōhoku University) admits its first female students on August - 16.  

1913  On August - 16 menachem Begin, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978)  

1914  German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught on August - 16.  

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 this day in history 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  Roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve) on this day in history.  

1918  US troops overthrows Archangelsk on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)  

1920  J Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies on this day in history.  

1921  Peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26] on this day in history.  

1922  On this day in history aT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC)  

1922  Louis E Lomax, author on August - 16.  

1923  On this day in history joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd  

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

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

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

1929  On August - 16 frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70  

1930  On this day in history the first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.  

1930  Frank Gifford, Calif, NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster on August - 16.  

1931  Near Valentine, Texas a 5.8 quake was the largest historical earthquake in Texas on August - 16.  

1932  Eydie Gorme, [Edithe Gormezano], Bronx NY, singer (Bossa Nova) on August - 16.  

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

1934  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster  

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 this day in history 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  Death of Giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998) on this day in history.  

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  Death of Wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361) on August - 16.  

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 August - 16.  

1508  On this day in history henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41  

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