Historical Events In April - 16
Thursday, 28 May 2020
1885 Leo Weiner, Hungary, composer (Fasching) on April - 16.
1886 Ernst Thalmann, German communist presidential candidate on April - 16.
1888 On this day in history 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 On April - 16 emilio Jacinto, Filipino poet and revolutionary (b 1875)
1900 US Post Office issues 1st books of postage stamps on this day in history.
1900 Polly Adler, Russia, bordello proprieter/author (House is not a Home) on this day in history.
1901 On April - 16 karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen)
1904 On April - 16 clifford Case, (Sen-R-NJ)
1905 On this day in history john Lee-Barber, admiral
1906 M Wolf discovers asteroid #597 Bandusia on April - 16.
1906 Bep [Elisa H] Bakhuis, Dutch soccer star/writer on this day in history.
1908 Natural Bridges National Monument established on April - 16.
1908 On April - 16 natural Bridges National Monument forms (Lake Powell Utah)
1909 Herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian on April - 16.
1911 Christine McIntyre, actress (3 Stooges movies) on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history harriet Quimby becomes first woman pilot to cross the English Channel
1912 Harriet Quimby becomes 1st woman pilot to cross English Channel on this day in history.
1912 David Langton, Scotland, actor (Quintet, St Joan, Abandon Ship) on April - 16.
1913 Constance Shacklock, opera singer on April - 16.
1914 On April - 16 john Hodiak, Pittsburgh PA, actor (A Bell for Adamo, Lifeboat)
1914 On April - 16 george W Hill, US astronomer (moon orbit), dies at 76
1915 Dany [Daniel S] Tuijnman, head of Dutch traffic & water on this day in history.
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 Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution. Workers feel a sense of unity on this day in history.
1918 On April - 16 spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)
1919 Merce Cunningham, choreographer (Acrobat in Every Soul is a Circus) on this day in history.
1920 On April - 16 barry Nelson, Oakland, actor (Airport, My Favorite Husband)
1920 John Conrad Nordqvist, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1921 The birth of Peter Ustinov, Bitish actor and novelist on April - 16.