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Historical Events In August - 16

Tuesday, 22 January 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 August - 16.  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  Ron Oxenham, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia, 14 wickets), dies on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On this day in history 45 German aircrafts shot down over England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Billy Fiske, US RAF-pilot/2nd lieutenant, dies of injuries on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history hMS Mercury, Royal Navy Signals School and Combined Signals School opens at Leydene, near Petersfield, Hampshire, England.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On August - 16 premier Churchill travels back to Cairo from Moscow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1943  On August - 16 1st Long Tom bombs on Italian mainland (from Sicily)  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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Nico Richter, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  Great Calcutta blood bath on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  Herman Harrell Horne, philosopher (idealism) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1948  On August - 16 the Israeli pound becomes legal tender  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Arabs blow up Latrun pumping station in Jerusalem on this day in history.  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  Margaret Mitchell, US writer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  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  On this day in history sports Illustrated publishes it's first issue  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  "Sports Illustrated" magazine begins publishing on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On August - 16 fiat Motors orders first private atomic reactor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1959  On August - 16 uSSR introduces installment buying  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  On August - 16 birth of albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany  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 August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602) was born on August - 16.  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

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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  On this day in history death of roch, French saint (b. 1295)  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  On this day in history death of wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1443  Death of Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434) on August - 16.  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  On August - 16 henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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