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Historical Events In August - 16

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

1909  Paul Smith Callaway, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1911  On this day in history karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1913  The birth of Menachem Begin, Israeli statesman on August - 16.  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  Menachem Begin, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1915  On this day in history kC's Alex Main no-hits Buffalo (Federal League), 5-0  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On this day in history 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 August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  Roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1921  On August - 16 peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26]  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  On this day in history joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  38th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (61 63) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On this day in history 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 August - 16 ann Blyth, Mt Kisko NY, actress (Kismet, Mildred Pierce)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On this day in history bill Evans, US jazz pianist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie)  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  On this day in history birth of jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1550  Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar was born on this day in history.  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 August - 16 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  On August - 16 death of giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1297  On August - 16 death of john II of Trebizond (b. 1262)  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 this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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