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Historical Events In December - 16

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1925  Alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity is founded at Lafayette College on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On December - 16 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  On December - 16 cricket 1st-class debut of Don Bradman, NSW v South Australia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On December - 16 g Randall P D Garrett, US, sci-fi writer (Takeoff (too)!)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1928  On this day in history peter Nailor, civil servant/historian  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  Golfer Bobby Jones wins James E Sullivan Award on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  On this day in history 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  Heavy earthquake ravages Kansu China, 70,000 killed on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Rodion Konstantinovich Schedrin, Moscow, composer (Humpback Horse) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On December - 16 abe de Vries & Sipke Castelein win Elfstedentocht  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1936  Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  On December - 16 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  On December - 16 jim Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history 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 December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1940  On this day in history m Eugene F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Sarawak occupied by the Japanese on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Sarawak occupied by Japanese on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1943  On this day in history "Tamiami Champion" trains collide, kills 73 & injures 200  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1944  On this day in history germans begin Battle of the Bulge to strike back at U.S. troops.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1944  On December - 16 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  Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII was born on this day in history.  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  Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674) was born on this day in history.  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 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In December - 16

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

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

0867  On December - 16 death of eberhard of Friuli  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0875  Ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75 on December - 16.  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  On this day in history death of charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (b. 1270)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1378  Death of Otto III of Montferrat on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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