Historical Events In December - 16
Sunday, 03 July 2022
1907 Eugene H Farrar is 1st to sing on radio (Bkln Navy Yard NY) on December - 16.
1907 Ray C Bliss, (R) Ohio State Republican Chairman on this day in history.
1908 On December - 16 1st credit union in US forms (Manchester NH)
1909 On December - 16 uS pressure forces Nicaraguan President Jose Santos Zelaya from office
1909 US pressure forces Nicaraguan Pres Jose Santos Zelaya from office on this day in history.
1909 On December - 16 henricus Verbunt, civil servant/resistance fighter
1910 On this day in history freddie Brown, Peru, cricketer ("Lettuces! Hearts as big as ")
1912 On this day in history the first US postage stamp picturing an airplane, $0.20 parcel post, issued
1912 On December - 16 1st US postage stamp picturing an airplane, 20 cent parcel post, issued
1913 On December - 16 charlie Chaplin began his film career at Keystone for $150 a week
1914 French offensive in Artois (Pétain) on this day in history.
1914 On December - 16 ivan Zajc, composer, dies at 82
1915 On this day in history albert Einstein publishes his "General Theory of Relativity"
1915 Georgi Sviridov, composer on this day in history.
1916 Gregory Rasputin, a monk with considerable influence over the Russian court, is murdered by noblemen on this day in history.
1916 On December - 16 theo Bitter, Dutch painter/set designer
1916 On December - 16 grigori Rasputin, a powerful Russian monk, murdered
1917 Arthur C[harles] Clarke, sci-fi author (2001, 2010, Childhood's End) on December - 16.
1918 Jack Dempsey KOs Carl Morris in 14 seconds on December - 16.
1918 On December - 16 henry Clarke, fashion photographer
1919 Manke Nelis, [Cornelis Pieters], Dutch folk vocalist (Small Yodel Boy) on December - 16.
1920 On December - 16 over 180,000 die when earthquake destroys 15,000 miles (Kansu China)
1920 8.6 earthquake destroys 15,000 square miles and kills over 180,000 in Kansu China on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history ma, the Benovelent, Chinese muslim rebel (holy war), dies
1920 Haiyuan earthquake in China killing 273,400 people on December - 16.
1921 Charles Camille Saint-Saens, French composer, dies at 86 on December - 16.
1922 Florence E. Allen becomes the first woman justice of a state supreme court (Ohio) on this day in history.
1922 Gabriel Narutowicz first President of Polish Republic assassinated on December - 16.
1922 On this day in history mutual Assn of Eastern Colored Baseball Clubs) formally organizes
1922 On December - 16 pierre Chany, writer/cycling journalist
1922 Gabriel Narutowicz, 1st pres of Poland (Dec 7-16, 1922), assassinated on this day in history.
1923 On this day in history tip [Silvio A] Marugg, Antillian writer (Weekend pilgrimage)
1923 On December - 16 pongrac Kacsoh, composer, dies at 50
1924 On this day in history noel Coward's "Vortex," premieres in London