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Historical Events In December - 16

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1877  On this day in history anton Bruckner's 3rd Symphony in D, premieres  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  William Duncan, Scotland, actor (Thunder Trail) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1880  On December - 16 republic of South-Africa forms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  On this day in history the birth of Zoltan Kodaly, Hungarian composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  On December - 16 jack Hobbs, cricketer (1st-class runs, the most ever)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  Max Linder, Caverne France, actor/comic/director (Max Prend un Bain) on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  Great Britain recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  On December - 16 rift at Dutch Reformed Church over "Doleantie"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  Alphonse Juin, French marshal on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Negro Methodist Episcopal Church founded in Jackson, TN on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1890  On this day in history harlan Sanders, founder/CEO (Kentucky Fried Chicken)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  On December - 16 commencement of 1st Sheffield Shield cricket game, SA v NSW  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  A "Shon Nene" Morales, Antillean/Neth very old lady on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  Anton Dvorak's "New World Symphony" premieres on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  Vladimir Golschmann, Paris France, conductor with Immortal Downbeat on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  Lidj Jasu, emperor of Ethiopia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  The first submarine with an internal combustion engine demonstrated on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  1st submarine with an internal combustion engine demonstrated on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  Jacobus Petrus Duminy, cricketer (three Tests for S Africa 1927-29) on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  Alphonse Daudet, writer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  Harold Walter Bailey, philologist on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  Boer army under gen Kritzinger take Cape colony on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  On this day in history victor S Pritchett, literary critic/author (Myth Makers)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1901  On this day in history boer general Kritzinger captured  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1901  Margaret Mead, Phila, anthropologist (Coming of Age in Samoa) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On December - 16 majestic Theater, New York NY, becomes first in US to employ women ushers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  Majestic Theater, NYC, becomes 1st in US to employ women ushers on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On this day in history hardie Albright, Pittsburgh, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  Edward Morris Bernstein, economist on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  "Variety," covering all phases of show business, first published on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  "Variety," covering all phases of show business, 1st published on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  Piet Hein, poet/inventor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  John Morrison, politician/landowner on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  On this day in history great White Fleet sails from Hampton Downs on its World Cruise  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In December - 16

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1485  On this day in history birth of catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1584  On December - 16 birth of john Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  On this day in history birth of eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  Kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1652  On December - 16 birth of giovanni Maria Casini, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1714  George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770) was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1716  On December - 16 birth of louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1717  Elizabeth Carter, English writer (d. 1806) was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0705  On December - 16 death of empress Wu of Zhou (b. 625)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0714  On December - 16 pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0867  Death of Eberhard of Friuli on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0875  On this day in history ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0882  On this day in history john VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0999  On this day in history adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1325  On December - 16 death of charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (b. 1270)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1378  On December - 16 death of otto III of Montferrat  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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