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Historical Events In August - 16

Friday, 22 March 2019

1959  On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Seattle Golf Open  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On August - 16 pedro Humberto Allende Saron, Chilean composer (Tonados), dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1960  Cyprus independence on August - 16.  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  Republic of the Congo (Zaire) forms on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On August - 16 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 August - 16 ringo Starr replaces Pete Best as Beatle drummer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Independence is restored to Dominican Republic on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1964  On this day in history ruth Jessen wins LPGA Omaha Jaycee Golf Open Invitational  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Jack Pennick, actor (Lady From Louisiana), dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1965  On August - 16 vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer, dies at 64  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  On this day in history cin Red Jim Maloney retires 19 Pirates, then gets injured & leaves  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Luis Gianneo, composer, dies at 71 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  WATL TV channel 36 in Atlanta, GA begins broadcasting on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history russ Bender, actor/writer (Air Patrol, Strangler), dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  52nd PGA Championship: Dave Stockton shoots 279 at Southern Hills OK on August - 16.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history 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 this day in history karl E Mundt, (Rep/Sen), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien), dies at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1978  On this day in history alidius WL Tjarda van Stachouwer, gov-gen of Neth Indies, dies at 90  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On August - 16 lA federal jury acquits auto maker John Z DeLorean on cocaine charges  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Gyorgy Kosa, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On August - 16 singer Madonna weds actor Sean Penn  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Madonna's "True Blue," album goes #1 for 5 weeks and her single "Papa Don't Preach," goes #1 for 2 weeks on August - 16.  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  Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster was born on August - 16.  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 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  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  On this day in history 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 August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1297  Death of John II of Trebizond (b. 1262) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1327  On August - 16 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  Death of Wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1443  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434)  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  Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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