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Historical Events In December - 16

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1907  Eugene H Farrar is 1st to sing on radio (Bkln Navy Yard NY) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  Ray C Bliss, (R) Ohio State Republican Chairman on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  1st credit union in US forms (Manchester NH) on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  On December - 16 uS pressure forces Nicaraguan President Jose Santos Zelaya from office  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1910  On this day in history freddie Brown, Peru, cricketer ("Lettuces! Hearts as big as ")  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On this day in history the first US postage stamp picturing an airplane, $0.20 parcel post, issued  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1913  Charlie Chaplin began his film career at Keystone for $150 a week on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1914  French offensive in Artois (PĂ©tain) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1915  On this day in history albert Einstein publishes his "General Theory of Relativity"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Georgi Sviridov, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

1916  Theo Bitter, Dutch painter/set designer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  Grigori Rasputin, a powerful Russian monk, murdered on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1919  Manke Nelis, [Cornelis Pieters], Dutch folk vocalist (Small Yodel Boy) on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  Over 180,000 die when earthquake destroys 15,000 miles (Kansu China) on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  8.6 earthquake destroys 15,000 square miles and kills over 180,000 in Kansu China on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On December - 16 ma, the Benovelent, Chinese muslim rebel (holy war), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On December - 16 haiyuan earthquake in China killing 273,400 people  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  On December - 16 charles Camille Saint-Saens, French composer, dies at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On December - 16 florence E. Allen becomes the first woman justice of a state supreme court (Ohio).  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  Gabriel Narutowicz first President of Polish Republic assassinated on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  Mutual Assn of Eastern Colored Baseball Clubs) formally organizes on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  Pierre Chany, writer/cycling journalist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On this day in history gabriel Narutowicz, 1st pres of Poland (Dec 7-16, 1922), assassinated  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  Tip [Silvio A] Marugg, Antillian writer (Weekend pilgrimage) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In December - 16

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1485  On December - 16 birth of catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1584  John Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654) was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  On December - 16 birth of eberhard III, Duke of WĂĽrttemberg (d. 1674)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  On December - 16 birth of kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1652  Giovanni Maria Casini, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1714  George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 16

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0705  Death of Empress Wu of Zhou (b. 625) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0714  On this day in history pippin II, of HĂ©ristal, Duke/prince of France, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0867  Death of Eberhard of Friuli on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1325  Death of Charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (b. 1270) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1378  Death of Otto III of Montferrat on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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