Historical Events In April - 16
Friday, 22 January 2021
1949 On April - 16 toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings for the Stanley Cup
1949 On this day in history stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
1949 On April - 16 sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, Indon communist, executed at 54
1951 British submarine Affray sank in English Channel, killing 75 on this day in history.
1951 On this day in history emile Erens, Dutch hagiographer (Pastor of Ars), dies at 85
1952 "4 Saints in 3 Acts" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 15 performances on April - 16.
1953 On April - 16 montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup
1953 On this day in history british royal yacht Britannica taken out of service
1954 On this day in history detroit Red Wings beat Mont Canadiens 4 games to 3 for the Stanley Cup
1954 On this day in history kVAL TV channel 13 in Eugene, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
1955 The birth of Ellen Barkin, American actress on April - 16.
1955 On April - 16 abdullah Seif el-Islam, brother of Yemenite king Ahmed, beheaded
1956 On this day in history 1st solar powered radios go on sale
1957 Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup on this day in history.
1957 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1 on April - 16.
1958 On April - 16 arnold Palmer wins his first Masters golf tournament
1958 French govt of Gaillard falls due to Tunisia crisis on this day in history.
1959 Helicopters from USS Edisto begin rescue operations in Montevideo, Uruguay. By 26 April they had carried 277 flood victims to safety on this day in history.
1959 On April - 16 "Party with Comden & Green" opens at John Golden NYC for 44 perfs
1959 On April - 16 charles Halton, dies at 83
1961 Chic Black Hawks beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 2 for the Stanley Cup on April - 16.
1961 On April - 16 15th Tony Awards: Becket & Bye Bye Birdie win
1962 On April - 16 walter Cronkite begins anchoring CBS Evening News
1966 Rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain on April - 16.
1968 On April - 16 edna Ferber, American author (American Beauty), dies at 82
1970 70 die in a snow crush (France) on this day in history.
1972 2 giants pandas arrive in the US, from China on April - 16.
1972 Apollo 16 launched; 5th manned lunar landing (Decartes Highlands) on April - 16.
1972 Yasunari Kawabata, Japanese author (Nobel 1968), dies at 72 on April - 16.
1974 On April - 16 200,000 attend rock concert Calif Jam I in Ontario Calif
1977 Alex Haley finds his Roots in Juffure, Gambia on this day in history.
1978 Lucius D Clay, gen/gov US zone W-Germany (airlift), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history l Brozek discovers asteroid #2696 Magion
1981 On April - 16 columbia space shuttle returns [04/24]