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Historical Events In August - 16

Friday, 22 March 2019

1934  US ends occupation of Haiti (been there since 1915) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On August - 16 uS explorer William Beebe descends 3,028' (1922 m) in Bathysphere  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On August - 16 11th Olympic games close in Berlin  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  11th Olympic games closes in Berlin on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  Robert Johnson, US Delta-blues singer/guitarist, poisoned at 27 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  On this day in history ron Oxenham, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia, 14 wickets), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On August - 16 45 German aircrafts shot down over England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On this day in history billy Fiske, US RAF-pilot/2nd lieutenant, dies of injuries  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  HMS Mercury, Royal Navy Signals School and Combined Signals School opens at Leydene, near Petersfield, Hampshire, England on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Premier Churchill travels back to Cairo from Moscow on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1943  1st Long Tom bombs on Italian mainland (from Sicily) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On August - 16 u.S. War Department issues a statement that bombing Auschwitz would divert air power from "decisive operations elsewhere."  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  2nd Canadian Division occupies Falaise Normandy on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On August - 16 roman Padlewski, composer, dies at 28  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Puyi, the last Chinese emperor and ruler of Manchukuo, was captured by Soviet troops on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On August - 16 nico Richter, composer, dies at 29  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On this day in history great Calcutta blood bath  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On this day in history herman Harrell Horne, philosopher (idealism)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  Ralph Kiner becomes 1st Pirate to hit 3 consecutive HRs on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  The Israeli pound becomes legal tender on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history arabs blow up Latrun pumping station in Jerusalem  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history babe Ruth, Baseball legend (NY Yankees), dies in NY at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history margaret Mitchell, US writer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On August - 16 west Indies complete historic 3-1 series win against England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  Louis Jouvet, actor (Volpone, Topaze, La Marseillaise), dies at 63 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On August - 16 kTAL TV channel 6 in Shreveport-Texarkana, LA (NBC) begins  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  Sports Illustrated publishes it's first issue on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  "Sports Illustrated" magazine begins publishing on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Fiat Motors orders first private atomic reactor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Fiat Motors orders 1st private atomic reactor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Adlai E Stevenson nominated as Democratic presidential candidate on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Bela Lugosi, actor (Dracula), dies of heart attack at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Paul Panzer, actor (Cat's Paw, Mildred Pierce), dies at 85 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  USSR introduces installment buying on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1355  On this day in history birth of philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1378  On this day in history birth of hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425)  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 August - 16 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  On August - 16 birth of anna of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1598)  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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1027  Death of Giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1297  Death of John II of Trebizond (b. 1262) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1327  Death of Roch, French saint (b. 1295) on August - 16.  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 August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1443  Death of Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1445  On this day in history death of margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1508  On this day in history henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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