Historical Events In August - 16
Thursday, 13 August 2020
1909 Paul Smith Callaway, composer on August - 16.
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 On August - 16 karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68
1912 On this day in history marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister
1913 On this day in history the birth of Menachem Begin, Israeli statesman
1913 TĹŤhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day TĹŤhoku University) admits its first female students on August - 16.
1913 On this day in history menachem Begin, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978)
1914 German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught on this day in history.
1914 On August - 16 tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948)
1915 KC's Alex Main no-hits Buffalo (Federal League), 5-0 on August - 16.
1915 Al Hibbler, singer (Unchained Melody) on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history prv. Harry Brown (10th Cdn. infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France
1917 Roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve) on August - 16.
1918 On August - 16 uS troops overthrows Archangelsk
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
1920 On August - 16 charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)
1920 On this day in history j Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies
1921 Peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26] on this day in history.
1922 AT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC) on August - 16.
1922 On August - 16 louis E Lomax, author
1923 On this day in history joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd
1924 On August - 16 38th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (61 63)
1925 Fess Parker, Fort Worth Texas, actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller) on this day in history.
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 August - 16.
1929 On August - 16 frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70
1930 On August - 16 the first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.
1930 On August - 16 frank Gifford, Calif, NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster
1931 Near Valentine, Texas a 5.8 quake was the largest historical earthquake in Texas on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the Post office issues 2 cent stamp to commemorate 150th anniversary of founding of New Brunswick