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Historical Events In August - 16

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

1959  Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Seattle Golf Open on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On this day in history pedro Humberto Allende Saron, Chilean composer (Tonados), dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On this day in history britain grants independence to crown colony of Cyprus  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On August - 16 cyprus independence  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Joseph Kittinger parachutes from balloon at 31,330 m (84,700') on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On this day in history republic of the Congo (Zaire) forms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On this day in history errol Holmes, cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for England 1935), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On August - 16 250,000 West Berliners demonstrate against East Berlin  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history ringo Starr replaces Pete Best as Beatle drummer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history independence is restored to Dominican Republic  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1964  Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Omaha Jaycee Golf Open Invitational on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On August - 16 jack Pennick, actor (Lady From Louisiana), dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On August - 16 aFL awards its 1st expansion franchise (Miami Dolphins)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On August - 16 jack Mather, actor (Cisco Kid), dies of heart attack at 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Cin Red Jim Maloney retires 19 Pirates, then gets injured & leaves on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Luis Gianneo, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  WATL TV channel 36 in Atlanta, GA begins broadcasting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Russ Bender, actor/writer (Air Patrol, Strangler), dies at 59 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  52nd PGA Championship: Dave Stockton shoots 279 at Southern Hills OK on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Elsie Baker, actress (Ghosts of Hanley House), dies at 78 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  54th PGA Championship: Gary Player shoots a 281 at Oakland Hills Mich on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On August - 16 john Barnes Chance, composer, dies at 39  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Selman A Waksman, Russian/US microbiology (Nobel 1952), dies at 85 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On August - 16 karl E Mundt, (Rep/Sen), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  In the Mindanao area of the Philippines, a 7.9 earthquake occurred near the west coast of Mindanao, about 950 kilometers south of Manila. A tsunami was generated in the Moro Gulf causing considerable damage and loss of life. It is estimated that the earthquake and tsunami killed 5,000 to 8,0000 people on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien), dies at 83 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Elvis Presley, rocker, dies of heart ailment/drugs at Graceland at 42 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Alidius WL Tjarda van Stachouwer, gov-gen of Neth Indies, dies at 90 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  LA federal jury acquits auto maker John Z DeLorean on cocaine charges on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Gyorgy Kosa, composer, dies at 87 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history singer Madonna weds actor Sean Penn  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history madonna's "True Blue," album goes #1 for 5 weeks and her single "Papa Don't Preach," goes #1 for 2 weeks  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  John Hurley, song writer (Son of a Preacher Man), dies at 45 on this day in history.  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 this day in history birth of albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1401  Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1550  On August - 16 birth of carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  On this day in history birth of agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602)  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  Frederick V, Elector Palatine (d. 1632) was born on August - 16.  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  On August - 16 death of john II of Trebizond (b. 1262)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1327  On this day in history death of roch, French saint (b. 1295)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1358  On August - 16 death of duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298)  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  Death of Margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424) on this day in history.  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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