Historical Events In April - 16
Sunday, 24 October 2021
1885 On this day in history leo Weiner, Hungary, composer (Fasching)
1886 On this day in history ernst Thalmann, German communist presidential candidate
1888 On April - 16 drentse & Friese peat cutters go on strike
1889 On April - 16 the birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director
1889 On April - 16 charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman
1893 Federico Mompou, composer on this day in history.
1897 Arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer on this day in history.
1899 Emilio Jacinto, Filipino poet and revolutionary (b 1875) on April - 16.
1900 US Post Office issues 1st books of postage stamps on April - 16.
1900 On this day in history polly Adler, Russia, bordello proprieter/author (House is not a Home)
1901 Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen) on April - 16.
1904 Clifford Case, (Sen-R-NJ) on April - 16.
1905 John Lee-Barber, admiral on this day in history.
1906 On April - 16 m Wolf discovers asteroid #597 Bandusia
1906 Bep [Elisa H] Bakhuis, Dutch soccer star/writer on this day in history.
1908 On this day in history natural Bridges National Monument established
1908 On this day in history natural Bridges National Monument forms (Lake Powell Utah)
1909 On this day in history herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian
1911 On this day in history christine McIntyre, actress (3 Stooges movies)
1912 Harriet Quimby becomes first woman pilot to cross the English Channel on April - 16.
1912 Harriet Quimby becomes 1st woman pilot to cross English Channel on this day in history.
1912 On April - 16 david Langton, Scotland, actor (Quintet, St Joan, Abandon Ship)
1913 On April - 16 constance Shacklock, opera singer
1914 On April - 16 john Hodiak, Pittsburgh PA, actor (A Bell for Adamo, Lifeboat)
1914 George W Hill, US astronomer (moon orbit), dies at 76 on April - 16.
1915 On this day in history dany [Daniel S] Tuijnman, head of Dutch traffic & water
1916 On this day in history tom Horan, cricketer (15 Tests for Aust, 471 runs, 11 wickets), dies
1917 Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution on April - 16.
1917 On April - 16 lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution. Workers feel a sense of unity
1918 On this day in history spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)
1919 On this day in history merce Cunningham, choreographer (Acrobat in Every Soul is a Circus)
1920 Barry Nelson, Oakland, actor (Airport, My Favorite Husband) on April - 16.
1920 On April - 16 john Conrad Nordqvist, composer, dies at 80
1921 On April - 16 the birth of Peter Ustinov, Bitish actor and novelist