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Historical Events In April - 16

Thursday, 13 August 2020

1921  On this day in history liberal Freedom League forms in The Hague  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  On this day in history peter Ustinov, London, actor (Death on Nile, Logan's Run, Billy Budd)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  Annie Oakley shot 100 clay targets in a row, a women's record on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  Annie Oakley sets women's record by breaking 100 clay targets in a row on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On April - 16 christopher Samuel Youd, UK, sci-fi author (Tripods Trilogy)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  Navy commences relief operations in Mississippi Valley floods, lasting until 16 June on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  On this day in history 1st radio-transmission of wireless: Mattheus Passion  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  On this day in history jack Board, cricket wicket-keeper (Eng in 6 Tests 1898-1906), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On this day in history during the Communist St Nedelya Church assault in Sofia, 150 are killed and 500 are wounded.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Book of the Month Club sends out its first selections "Lolly Willowes" & "Loving Huntsman" by Sylvia Townsend Warner on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1926  On this day in history book of the Month Club sends out its 1st selections "Lolly Willowes" & "Loving Huntsman" by Sylvia Townsend Warner  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  Cleve Indian Earl Averill, becomes 1st AL to hit a HR on 1st at bat on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  Abraham van Stolk Jzn, art collector, dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  The first radio broadcast of "Fibber McGee & Molly" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  1st radio broadcast of "Fibber McGee & Molly" on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  Great-Britain recognizes Italian annexation of Abyssinia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history bertram Wagstaff Mills, circus proprietor, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  Stalin requests British, French & Russian anti-nazi pact on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  1st televised baseball game, WGN-TV, (White Sox vs Cubs exhibition) on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history little Theater at Adelphi Strand closes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history josiah Charles Stamp, 1st baron/statisician, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On April - 16 japanese occupying army on Java installs film censorship  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  40 NZ bombers attack Haarlem Neth (85 killed) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  US troops enter Nuremberg, Germany, during WW II on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On April - 16 german troops in Groningen surrender  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  US launch of captured V-2 rocket, White Sands, NM; 8 km alt on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  1st US launch of captured V-2 rocket, White Sands, NM; 8 km alt on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On April - 16 act of Congress gives Navy Nurse Corps members commissioned rank  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  HMCS Esquimalt (RCN- minesweeper) torpedoed off Halifax on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On this day in history lens to provide zoom effects demonstrated (NYC)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On April - 16 massive explosion & fire kills 500 in Texas City, Tx  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On April - 16 -17] Explosions & fire on French ship Grandcamp  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Organization for European Economic Cooperation (EEC) forms in Paris on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Babe Ruth, baseball legend, dies on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0778  King Louis the Pious (d. 840) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1319  King John II of France (d. 1364) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1495  Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1628  Cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  On this day in history birth of frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1646  Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  John Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1652  Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In April - 16

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0069  On this day in history death of otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0744  On April - 16 death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0924  Death of Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1113  Death of Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050) on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1115  On April - 16 svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1118  On this day in history death of adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1198  Death of Duke Frederick I of Austria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1446  Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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