Historical Events In August - 16
Monday, 17 June 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 Karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
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 Tōhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day Tōhoku University) admits its first female students on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history menachem Begin, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978)
1914 On August - 16 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 KC's Alex Main no-hits Buffalo (Federal League), 5-0 on August - 16.
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 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 J Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies on this day in history.
1921 Peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26] on this day in history.
1922 On this day in history aT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC)
1922 Louis E Lomax, author on this day in history.
1923 Joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd on this day in history.
1924 38th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (61 63) on August - 16.
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 August - 16 bill Evans, US jazz pianist
1929 Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1930 On August - 16 the first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.
1930 Frank Gifford, Calif, NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster on this day in history.
1931 Near Valentine, Texas a 5.8 quake was the largest historical earthquake in Texas on August - 16.
1932 Eydie Gorme, [Edithe Gormezano], Bronx NY, singer (Bossa Nova) on this day in history.
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.