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Historical Events In April - 16

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1981  The first American space shutte, Columbia, returns safely to Earth on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On this day in history eric Hollies, cricketer (13 Tests for England, 44 wickets), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Steve Garvey sets NL record by playing in 1,118 consecutive games on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On April - 16 scott Brady, [Gerald Tierney], actor (Shotgun Slade), dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On April - 16 henry and Luz get married in Phillipines  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On April - 16 fCC imposes a broader definition of indecency over airwaves  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Michael Jordon, becomes 2nd NBA to score 3000 points in a season on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On April - 16 abu Jihad, [Khalil al-Wazzir], PLO-leader, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On April - 16 costa Rica beats US 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history tawfieq Yusuf Awwaad, Lebanese writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1990  On this day in history maximum NY State unemployment benefits raised to $260 per week  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  David Lean, director (28 academy awards), dies of pneumonia at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  "Metro" opens at Minskoff theater on Broadway on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Andy Russell, drummer/vocalist (Your Hit Parade), dies of stroke at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  John P W Meefout, sculptor (Laying wife), dies at 77 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On April - 16 john McLiam, dies of Parkinson's disease at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On April - 16 arthur English, comedian, dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Lucille Bremer, dancer/actress (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On April - 16 emilio Azcarraga Milmo, media tycoon, dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  On April - 16 president Lucio Gutierrez of Ecuador declares a state of emergency in the capital city and dissolves the Supreme Court.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  On April - 16 albert II, Prince of Monaco, reaches the North Pole, becoming the first reigning monarch ever to do so.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  Ireland commemorates the 90th anniversary of the 1916 Rising for the first time since 1971 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  On this day in history at least 55 people are killed in the Syrian uprising despite UN presence to oversee ceasefire  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  37 people are killed by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Khash country, Iran on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  On this day in history real Madrid defeat Barcelona to win its 19th Copa del Rey trophy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2016  Ecuador earthquake in Ecuador killing 676 people on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  World record for gathering of Charlie Chaplin lookalikes - 662 at Manoir de Ban, Chaplin museum in Vevey, Switzerland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On April - 16 turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdońüan wins referundum on 18-article constitutional reform package  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history desiree Linden becomes the first American to win the women's Boston marathon title since 1985  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On April - 16 kendrick Lamar is the first rapper and non classical or jazz musician to win the Pulitzer Prize for music with his album "Damn"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2019  The Howse Peak avalanche kills three noted mountaineers: Austrians Hansj√∂rg Auer and David Lama, and Canadian Jess Roskelley 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  On this day in history birth of king John II of France (d. 1364)  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  On April - 16 birth of cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  Frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  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  On April - 16 birth of clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

0744  Death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph on this day in history.  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  On April - 16 death of sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1198  On this day in history death of duke Frederick I of Austria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1446  On this day in history filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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