Historical Events In August - 16
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1909 Paul Smith Callaway, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68
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 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 On this day in history german army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught
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 August - 16 roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve)
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 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 August - 16.
1921 Peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26] on this day in history.
1922 On August - 16 aT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC)
1922 Louis E Lomax, author on this day in history.
1923 On August - 16 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 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 August - 16 ann Blyth, Mt Kisko NY, actress (Kismet, Mildred Pierce)
1929 Bill Evans, US jazz pianist on August - 16.
1929 On August - 16 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 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 this day in history.
1933 Jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie) on August - 16.
1934 On August - 16 the Post office issues 2 cent stamp to commemorate 150th anniversary of founding of New Brunswick