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Historical Events In August - 16

Friday, 22 March 2019

1909  On this day in history paul Smith Callaway, composer  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  Karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On August - 16 marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On August - 16 the birth of Menachem Begin, Israeli statesman  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On this day in history tōhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day Tōhoku University) admits its first female students.  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  On this day in history german army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  Tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1915  On August - 16 al Hibbler, singer (Unchained Melody)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1918  US troops overthrows Archangelsk on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  Ray Chapman, of Indians is hit in head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch; he dies next day, only major league fatality on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On this day in history charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  J Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  Peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26] on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1922  On this day in history louis E Lomax, author  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  Joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1925  On August - 16 fess Parker, Fort Worth Texas, actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller)  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1930  Frank Gifford, Calif, NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  On August - 16 near Valentine, Texas a 5.8 quake was the largest historical earthquake in Texas.  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  The Post office issues 2 cent stamp to commemorate 150th anniversary of founding of New Brunswick on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1355  Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster was born on this day in history.  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  Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1401  Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436) was born on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1550  Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar was born on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602) was born on this day in history.  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 People Died On This Day In History

1027  On August - 16 death of giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1297  Death of John II of Trebizond (b. 1262) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1327  Death of Roch, French saint (b. 1295) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1358  Death of Duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1443  On August - 16 death of ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1445  On August - 16 death of margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1508  Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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