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Historical Events In August - 16

Monday, 17 June 2019

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

1934  US explorer William Beebe descends 3,028' (1922 m) in Bathysphere on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  11th Olympic games close in Berlin on August - 16.  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  On this day in history ron Oxenham, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia, 14 wickets), dies  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  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 August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1944  Roman Padlewski, composer, dies at 28 on August - 16.  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 August - 16.  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  On August - 16 ralph Kiner becomes 1st Pirate to hit 3 consecutive HRs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  The Israeli pound becomes legal tender on this day in history.  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 August - 16 babe Ruth, Baseball legend (NY Yankees), dies in NY at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On August - 16 margaret Mitchell, US writer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1951  On this day in history louis Jouvet, actor (Volpone, Topaze, La Marseillaise), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1954  On this day in history "Sports Illustrated" magazine begins publishing  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 August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On this day in history adlai E Stevenson nominated as Democratic presidential candidate  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  On this day in history uSSR introduces installment buying  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1355  On August - 16 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  On this day in history birth of carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar  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 August - 16.  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  On this day in history 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  On August - 16 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 August - 16 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  On August - 16 death of margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424)  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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