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Historical Events In December - 16

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1945  On this day in history cleveland Rams win NFL championship  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1946  On this day in history thailand joins the United Nations.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  "Lend an Ear" opens at National Theater NYC for 460 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1949  On December - 16 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1949  Traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  On December - 16 truman proclaims state of emergency against "Communist imperialism"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1950  On this day in history otto Vrieslander, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1952  On December - 16 lord Mountbatten appointed as chief of Allied forces in the Mediterranean  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1953  On December - 16 1st White House Press Conference (Pres Eisenhower & 161 reporters)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  On this day in history "Fanny" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 888 performances  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1958  On this day in history bogota warehouse fire kills 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  Snow falling in Lowarai Pass West Pakistan kills 48 on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1961  On December - 16 "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC after 55 perfs  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer, dies at 61 on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  Constitutional Monarchical Hindu State of Nep l adopts new constitution on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia" premieres on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  Kenya joins the United Nations on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  On December - 16 gemini 6 returns to Earth  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  On this day in history pioneer 6 launched into solar orbit  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  W Somerset Maugham English author ("Of Human Bondage"), dies at 91 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  On December - 16 william Somerset Maugham, English author (Razor's Edge), dies at 91  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Beatles release "Everywhere it's Christmas" in the UK on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1970  The first successful landing on Venus (USSR) on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  Pakistan army surrenders to Indian army in Bangladesh on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On this day in history miami Dolphins become first undefeated NFL team (14-0-0)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1584  John Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1614  On December - 16 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  Giovanni Maria Casini, composer was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1714  George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770) was born on December - 16.  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 December - 16 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

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

0714  On December - 16 pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies  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  Ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0882  John VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies on this day in history.  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  Death of Otto III of Montferrat on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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