Historical Events In August - 16
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
1909 Paul Smith Callaway, composer on this day in history.
1910 On August - 16 mae Clarke, Phila, actress (Frankenstein, Nana, Parole Girl)[or 1907]
1910 On August - 16 charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer, dies at 69
1911 On this day in history karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68
1912 Marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister on August - 16.
1913 The birth of Menachem Begin, Israeli statesman on August - 16.
1913 On this day in history tĹŤhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day TĹŤhoku University) admits its first female students.
1913 Menachem Begin, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978) on August - 16.
1914 German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught on August - 16.
1914 On this day in history tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948)
1915 On this day in history kC's Alex Main no-hits Buffalo (Federal League), 5-0
1915 On this day in history al Hibbler, singer (Unchained Melody)
1917 Prv. Harry Brown (10th Cdn. infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France on August - 16.
1917 Roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve) on this day in history.
1918 US troops overthrows Archangelsk on August - 16.
1920 On August - 16 ray Chapman, of Indians is hit in head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch; he dies next day, only major league fatality
1920 On this day in history 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 On August - 16 peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26]
1922 On August - 16 aT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC)
1922 On this day in history louis E Lomax, author
1923 On this day in history joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd
1924 38th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (61 63) on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history 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 August - 16 ann Blyth, Mt Kisko NY, actress (Kismet, Mildred Pierce)
1929 On this day in history bill Evans, US jazz pianist
1929 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie)
1934 The Post office issues 2 cent stamp to commemorate 150th anniversary of founding of New Brunswick on this day in history.