Historical Events In August - 16
Friday, 22 March 2019
1909 On this day in history paul Smith Callaway, composer
1910 Mae Clarke, Phila, actress (Frankenstein, Nana, Parole Girl)[or 1907] on August - 16.
1910 Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer, dies at 69 on August - 16.
1911 Karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1912 On August - 16 marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister
1913 On August - 16 the birth of Menachem Begin, Israeli statesman
1913 On this day in history tōhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day Tōhoku University) admits its first female students.
1913 On this day in history menachem Begin, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978)
1914 On this day in history german army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught
1914 Tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.
1915 On August - 16 kC's Alex Main no-hits Buffalo (Federal League), 5-0
1915 On August - 16 al Hibbler, singer (Unchained Melody)
1917 Prv. Harry Brown (10th Cdn. infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France on this day in history.
1917 On August - 16 roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve)
1918 US troops overthrows Archangelsk on August - 16.
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.
1920 On this day in history charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)
1920 J Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies on August - 16.
1921 Peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26] on August - 16.
1922 On August - 16 aT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC)
1922 On this day in history louis E Lomax, author
1923 Joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd on August - 16.
1924 38th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (61 63) on August - 16.
1925 On August - 16 fess Parker, Fort Worth Texas, actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller)
1927 1st HR hit out of Comiskey Park Chicago (NY Yankee Babe Ruth) on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history ann Blyth, Mt Kisko NY, actress (Kismet, Mildred Pierce)
1929 Bill Evans, US jazz pianist on this day in history.
1929 Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1930 The first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks on August - 16.
1930 Frank Gifford, Calif, NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster on this day in history.
1931 On August - 16 near Valentine, Texas a 5.8 quake was the largest historical earthquake in Texas.
1932 Eydie Gorme, [Edithe Gormezano], Bronx NY, singer (Bossa Nova) on August - 16.
1933 Jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie) on this day in history.
1934 The Post office issues 2 cent stamp to commemorate 150th anniversary of founding of New Brunswick on this day in history.