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Historical Events In December - 16

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1877  Anton Bruckner's 3rd Symphony in D, premieres on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1880  Republic of South-Africa forms on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1882  On December - 16 the birth of Zoltan Kodaly, Hungarian composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1882  Jack Hobbs, cricketer (1st-class runs, the most ever) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1888  Alphonse Juin, French marshal on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1890  On this day in history negro Methodist Episcopal Church founded in Jackson, TN  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1892  On this day in history commencement of 1st Sheffield Shield cricket game, SA v NSW  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1892  A "Shon Nene" Morales, Antillean/Neth very old lady on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  Anton Dvorak's "New World Symphony" premieres on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  On this day in history vladimir Golschmann, Paris France, conductor with Immortal Downbeat  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1895  On December - 16 lidj Jasu, emperor of Ethiopia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  The first submarine with an internal combustion engine demonstrated on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1897  On December - 16 jacobus Petrus Duminy, cricketer (three Tests for S Africa 1927-29)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  Alphonse Daudet, writer, dies at 57 on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1899  Harold Walter Bailey, philologist on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  On this day in history boer army under gen Kritzinger take Cape colony  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  On December - 16 victor S Pritchett, literary critic/author (Myth Makers)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1901  On December - 16 boer general Kritzinger captured  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1901  On this day in history margaret Mead, Phila, anthropologist (Coming of Age in Samoa)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1903  Majestic Theater, New York NY, becomes first in US to employ women ushers on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1903  On this day in history majestic Theater, NYC, becomes 1st in US to employ women ushers  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1903  Hardie Albright, Pittsburgh, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1904  On December - 16 edward Morris Bernstein, economist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  "Variety," covering all phases of show business, first published on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  "Variety," covering all phases of show business, 1st published on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1906  On December - 16 john Morrison, politician/landowner  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  Great White Fleet sails from Hampton Downs on its World Cruise on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In December - 16

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1485  Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1652  On December - 16 birth of giovanni Maria Casini, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1716  On this day in history birth of louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0705  Death of Empress Wu of Zhou (b. 625) on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0714  Pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0867  On December - 16 death of eberhard of Friuli  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0875  On December - 16 ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0882  John VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0999  On December - 16 adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1325  Death of Charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (b. 1270) on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1378  Death of Otto III of Montferrat on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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