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Historical Events In August - 16

Thursday, 13 August 2020

1909  Paul Smith Callaway, composer on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  Mae Clarke, Phila, actress (Frankenstein, Nana, Parole Girl)[or 1907] on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer, dies at 69 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On August - 16 karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On this day in history marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On this day in history the birth of Menachem Begin, Israeli statesman  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  Tōhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day Tōhoku University) admits its first female students on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On this day in history menachem Begin, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On August - 16 tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1915  KC's Alex Main no-hits Buffalo (Federal League), 5-0 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Al Hibbler, singer (Unchained Melody) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  On this day in history prv. Harry Brown (10th Cdn. infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  Roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  On August - 16 uS troops overthrows Archangelsk  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On this day in history ray Chapman, of Indians is hit in head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch; he dies next day, only major league fatality  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On August - 16 charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On this day in history j Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  Peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26] on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  AT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On August - 16 louis E Lomax, author  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  On this day in history joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  On August - 16 38th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (61 63)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  Fess Parker, Fort Worth Texas, actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  1st HR hit out of Comiskey Park Chicago (NY Yankee Babe Ruth) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  On this day in history ann Blyth, Mt Kisko NY, actress (Kismet, Mildred Pierce)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  Bill Evans, US jazz pianist on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On August - 16 frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  On August - 16 the first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  On August - 16 frank Gifford, Calif, NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  Near Valentine, Texas a 5.8 quake was the largest historical earthquake in Texas on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Eydie Gorme, [Edithe Gormezano], Bronx NY, singer (Bossa Nova) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  Jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On this day in history the Post office issues 2 cent stamp to commemorate 150th anniversary of founding of New Brunswick  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1355  On August - 16 birth of philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1378  Hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1397  On August - 16 birth of albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1401  On August - 16 birth of jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1550  On this day in history birth of carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  On August - 16 birth of agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1573  Anna of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1598) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  On this day in history birth of frederick V, Elector Palatine (d. 1632)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1027  Death of Giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1297  On August - 16 death of john II of Trebizond (b. 1262)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1327  On August - 16 death of roch, French saint (b. 1295)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1358  On this day in history death of duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1419  On this day in history death of wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1443  Death of Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1445  On this day in history death of margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1508  On August - 16 henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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