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Historical Events In December - 16

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1925  On December - 16 alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity is founded at Lafayette College.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On this day in history darius Milhauds opera "Le Pauvre Matelot," premieres in Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On this day in history alfred Koerppen, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  Cricket 1st-class debut of Don Bradman, NSW v South Australia on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  G Randall P D Garrett, US, sci-fi writer (Takeoff (too)!) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On December - 16 hugh Archibald Clarke, composer, dies at 88  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  Peter Nailor, civil servant/historian on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On December - 16 the first NHL game at Chicago Stadium (Black Hawks)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  Chic Blackhawks 1st game at Chicago Stadium, beat Pitts Pirates, 3-1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  Ian Board, barkeeper on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1930  On December - 16 golfer Bobby Jones wins James E Sullivan Award  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  On December - 16 german SPD begins Eiserne Front against fascism  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bruges, dies at 82 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  On this day in history heavy earthquake ravages Kansu China, 70,000 killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  On December - 16 rodion Konstantinovich Schedrin, Moscow, composer (Humpback Horse)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  Abe de Vries & Sipke Castelein win Elfstedentocht on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  Thelma Todd, actress (Horse Feathers, Bohemian Girl), dies of 30 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  John Monks/Fred Finklehoff's "Brother Rat," premieres in NYC on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe attempt to escape from the American federal prison on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay; neither is ever seen again on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  On this day in history jim Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On December - 16 bradman scores 143 South Aust v NSW, 11 fours 91 singles  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  Bradman scores 251* SA v NSW, 271 minutes, 38 fours 2 sixes on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On this day in history british air raid on Mannheim  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On December - 16 m Eugene F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history sarawak occupied by the Japanese  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Sarawak occupied by Japanese on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On December - 16 hitler orders combat against partisans in Russia & Balkan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  "Tamiami Champion" trains collide, kills 73 & injures 200 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history battle of the Bulge begins in Belgium  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  Germans begin Battle of the Bulge to strike back at U.S. troops on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On December - 16 the Battle of the Bulge begins in WWII as Germany launches a surprise counter-attack against Allied forces in Belgium.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  Battle of Bulge begins in Belgium on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history glenn Miller, US jazz composer/orch leader (Danny boy), dies at 40  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  On December - 16 birth of john Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  On December - 16 birth of eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (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  On this day in history 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  On December - 16 birth of elizabeth Carter, English writer (d. 1806)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0705  On this day in history 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 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 December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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