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Historical Events In December - 16

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1945  Cleveland Rams win NFL championship on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Fumimaro Konu, Japanese prince/PM (1937-39, 40-41), commits harakiri on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  Thailand joins the United Nations on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On December - 16 "Lend an Ear" opens at National Theater NYC for 460 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  Swedish Carmaker DebutsA Swedish company by the name of Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget produced its first motorcar. In 1965 the concern changed its name to Saab Aktiebolag, and a few years later simply to Saab. The first Saab automobiles were engineered with the precision of fighter planes--the company's other main product on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  Sukarno becomes president Indonesia, Mokammed Hatta premier on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  Traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  Truman proclaims state of emergency against "Communist imperialism" on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history "Let's Make an Opera" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 5 perfs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On December - 16 otto Vrieslander, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1952  On this day in history lord Mountbatten appointed as chief of Allied forces in the Mediterranean  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On December - 16 the Delaware Water Gap Bridge, linking New Jersey with Pennsylvania, opens to traffic.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  1st White House Press Conference (Pres Eisenhower & 161 reporters) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  "Fanny" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 888 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Sir Feroz Khan Noon replaces Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar as Prime Minister of Pakistan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Bogota warehouse fire kills 82 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On this day in history snow falling in Lowarai Pass West Pakistan kills 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  134 die when a United DC-8 and a TWA Super Constellation collide in the skies over New York City on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On December - 16 "Wildcat" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 172 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Anna Luther, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC after 55 perfs on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On this day in history boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history constitutional Monarchical Hindu State of Nep l adopts new constitution  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia" premieres on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history kenya joins the United Nations.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  Gemini 6 returns to Earth on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  Pioneer 6 launched into solar orbit on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On December - 16 w Somerset Maugham English author ("Of Human Bondage"), dies at 91  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On this day in history william Somerset Maugham, English author (Razor's Edge), dies at 91  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On this day in history beatles release "Everywhere it's Christmas" in the UK  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  "War is Over! If You Want It, Happy Christmas from John & Yoko" posters begin appearing on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  The first successful landing on Venus (USSR) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Pakistan army surrenders to Indian army in Bangladesh on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On December - 16 miami Dolphins become first undefeated NFL team (14-0-0)  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 this day in history.  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 December - 16.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1716  Louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798) was born on this day in history.  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  Death of Empress Wu of Zhou (b. 625) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0714  Pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies on this day in history.  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  On this day in history john VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies  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 December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1378  On this day in history death of otto III of Montferrat  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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