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Historical Events In December - 16

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1907  On this day in history eugene H Farrar is 1st to sing on radio (Bkln Navy Yard NY)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  Ray C Bliss, (R) Ohio State Republican Chairman on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  1st credit union in US forms (Manchester NH) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  US pressure forces Nicaraguan President Jose Santos Zelaya from office on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  US pressure forces Nicaraguan Pres Jose Santos Zelaya from office on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  Henricus Verbunt, civil servant/resistance fighter on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  Freddie Brown, Peru, cricketer ("Lettuces! Hearts as big as ") on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  The first US postage stamp picturing an airplane, $0.20 parcel post, issued on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  On this day in history 1st US postage stamp picturing an airplane, 20 cent parcel post, issued  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  Charlie Chaplin began his film career at Keystone for $150 a week on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1914  On December - 16 french offensive in Artois (Pétain)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  Ivan Zajc, composer, dies at 82 on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  Albert Einstein publishes his "General Theory of Relativity" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  Georgi Sviridov, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  On this day in history gregory Rasputin, a monk with considerable influence over the Russian court, is murdered by noblemen.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  Theo Bitter, Dutch painter/set designer on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  Grigori Rasputin, a powerful Russian monk, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1917  Arthur C[harles] Clarke, sci-fi author (2001, 2010, Childhood's End) on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  Jack Dempsey KOs Carl Morris in 14 seconds on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  Henry Clarke, fashion photographer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1919  On this day in history manke Nelis, [Cornelis Pieters], Dutch folk vocalist (Small Yodel Boy)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  On this day in history over 180,000 die when earthquake destroys 15,000 miles (Kansu China)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  8.6 earthquake destroys 15,000 square miles and kills over 180,000 in Kansu China on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  Ma, the Benovelent, Chinese muslim rebel (holy war), dies on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  Haiyuan earthquake in China killing 273,400 people on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  Charles Camille Saint-Saens, French composer, dies at 86 on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  Florence E. Allen becomes the first woman justice of a state supreme court (Ohio) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  On this day in history gabriel Narutowicz first President of Polish Republic assassinated  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  Mutual Assn of Eastern Colored Baseball Clubs) formally organizes on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  Pierre Chany, writer/cycling journalist on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  Gabriel Narutowicz, 1st pres of Poland (Dec 7-16, 1922), assassinated on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1923  On December - 16 tip [Silvio A] Marugg, Antillian writer (Weekend pilgrimage)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1923  Pongrac Kacsoh, composer, dies at 50 on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1924  On December - 16 noel Coward's "Vortex," premieres in London  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In December - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1485  Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1584  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1652  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1717  On this day in history birth of elizabeth Carter, English writer (d. 1806)  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 December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0867  On this day in history death of eberhard of Friuli  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0875  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1378  On this day in history death of otto III of Montferrat  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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