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Historical Events In August - 16

Monday, 17 June 2019

1987  156 die as Northwest Flight 255 crashes at take off in Detroit on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  IBM introduces software for artificial intelligence on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history jailed black nationalist Nelson Mandela struck with tuberculosis  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Milton Adolphus, composer, dies at 75 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history amanda Blake, actress (Gunsmoke), dies at 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On August - 16 iraq orders 4000 Britons and 2500 Americans in Kuwait to Iraq  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On August - 16 pres Bush declares the recession is near an end  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Robert DiMatte Jr, stage director/actor, dies at 43 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On this day in history mark Heard, Christian musician, dies at 41 of a heart attack  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On August - 16 irene Sharaff, US costume designer (Cleopatra, Can-can), dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1994  On August - 16 earnest Pawel, Polish/US author (Nightmare of Reason), dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On this day in history john Cameron Swayze, news anchor (NBC), dies at 89  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Eric Cullen, actor (Huntington Tower), dies at 31 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2000  Heather breaks up with Wayne for good after 5 years and she says, " I'M FINALLY FREE!! " on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  On this day in history the XX World Youth Day begins in Cologne, Germany.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  On this day in history west Caribbean Airways Flight 708 crashes into a mountain in Venezuela, killing 152 passengers.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  The Crandall Canyon Mine in Emery County, Utah, collapses a second time, killing three rescue workers and injuring six more on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2011  Beginning of World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  Julian Assange, Wikileaks founder, is granted political asylum by Ecuador on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  On this day in history 61 people are killed after the ferry MV Thomas Aquinas sinks in the Philippines  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Over 100 Maasai houses destroyed in Tanzania by game park authorities as part of a border dispute near Serengeti National Park on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Lebanon parliament abolishes article 522, which exempted rapists from prosecution if they married their victim on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Baltimore city council removes confederate statues under cover of darkness in response to Charlottesville violence on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On this day in history philippine police kill 32 in raids near Manilia, most deadly night in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On August - 16 three suicide bombers kill 27 people outside a refugee camp near Maiduguri in Borno state, Nigeria, Boko Haram suspected  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Last batch of Farc rebel weapons removed by the UN in Colombia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On this day in history emma Stone is the year's highest-paid actress with $26 million, according to Forbes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On August - 16 brandt Snedeker shoots 10th sub-60 round in PGA history with an 11-under par 59 in the opening round of the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Unprecedented flooding and landslides in Kerala, India, reported to have killed 106 people with 150,000 homeless on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  World's first floating dairy farm opens in Merwehaven harbour, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, with 40 cows milked by robots on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Pope Francis and the Vatican issues statement in support of the 300 victims of "predator priests" in Pennsylvania on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Scarlett Johansson is the world's best-paid actress of the year earning $40.5 million according to Forbes on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  British Columbia, Canada, declares State of Emergency with 566 wildfires burning, prompting evacuation of 3,000 people on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On August - 16 international Tennis Federation votes to change format of the Davis Cup to a big prize money, season-ending, 18-team tournament at a neutral site; 24 team qualifying tournament to start in February 2019  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 August - 16 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  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  On August - 16 death of giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998)  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  On August - 16 death of ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434)  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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