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Historical Events In April - 16

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1921  Liberal Freedom League forms in The Hague on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1922  Annie Oakley shot 100 clay targets in a row, a women's record on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  Annie Oakley sets women's record by breaking 100 clay targets in a row on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1924  On April - 16 jack Board, cricket wicket-keeper (Eng in 6 Tests 1898-1906), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  On April - 16 during the Communist St Nedelya Church assault in Sofia, 150 are killed and 500 are wounded.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1929  On this day in history cleve Indian Earl Averill, becomes 1st AL to hit a HR on 1st at bat  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1935  On this day in history the first radio broadcast of "Fibber McGee & Molly"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  On April - 16 1st radio broadcast of "Fibber McGee & Molly"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  On this day in history great-Britain recognizes Italian annexation of Abyssinia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1939  On this day in history stalin requests British, French & Russian anti-nazi pact  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  On this day in history 1st televised baseball game, WGN-TV, (White Sox vs Cubs exhibition)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  On April - 16 little Theater at Adelphi Strand closes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  Josiah Charles Stamp, 1st baron/statisician, dies on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  On this day in history japanese occupying army on Java installs film censorship  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1945  On this day in history uS troops enter Nuremberg, Germany, during WW II  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  German troops in Groningen surrender on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  On this day in history uS launch of captured V-2 rocket, White Sands, NM; 8 km alt  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1947  On this day in history act of Congress gives Navy Nurse Corps members commissioned rank  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1947  On April - 16 lens to provide zoom effects demonstrated (NYC)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1947  On this day in history -17] Explosions & fire on French ship Grandcamp  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1948  On this day in history babe Ruth, baseball legend, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In April - 16

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0778  On April - 16 birth of king Louis the Pious (d. 840)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1319  On this day in history birth of king John II of France (d. 1364)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1495  On this day in history birth of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1628  Cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand was born on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1635  On April - 16 birth of frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1648  On April - 16 birth of john Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1652  On this day in history birth of clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In April - 16

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0069  Death of Otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

0924  On April - 16 death of berengar of Friuli, King of Italy  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1115  On this day in history svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1118  Death of Adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1446  Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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