Historical Events In July - 16
Friday, 20 September 2019
1898 On this day in history a Charlois discovers asteroid #437 Rhodia
1899 Eunice Hunton Carter, 1st black female district attorney (NY) on July - 16.
1901 Fritz Mahler, composer on July - 16.
1902 On July - 16 john McGraw named manager of NY Giants
1903 On this day in history mary Philbin, Chicago IL, actress (Phantom of the Opera)
1904 Islands of the Manu'a group (Samoa) ceded to US by their chiefs on this day in history.
1904 Islands of Manu'a group (Samoa) ceded to US by their chiefs on this day in history.
1904 On July - 16 goffredo Petrassi, Zagarolo Italy, composer (Beatitudines)
1907 The birth of Barbra Stanwick, American film actress on this day in history.
1907 On July - 16 barbara Stanwyck, Bkln, actress (Dynasty II, Big Valley, Thorn Birds)
1908 Aruna Asaf Ali, politician on July - 16.
1909 Det & Wash play longest scoreless game in AL history-18 innings on this day in history.
1909 On July - 16 geoffrey Bryan Bentley, moral theologian
1910 J Helffrich discovers asteroid #702 Alauda on July - 16.
1910 On this day in history stan McCabe, cricketer (exciting NSW & Australian batsman of 30's)
1911 On July - 16 the birth of Ginger Rogers, American film actress/dancer
1911 On July - 16 ginger Rogers, [Virginia McMath], Independ Mo, dancer (Gay Divorcee)
1912 On July - 16 bradley A. Fiske patented the airplane torpedo
1912 Naval torpedo launched from an airplane patented by B.A. Fiske on this day in history.
1912 Naval torpedo launched from an airplane patents by B A Fiske on this day in history.
1912 Ray Barr, NYC, pianist (Vincent Lopez Show) on this day in history.
1913 On July - 16 hugh Ford, FRS mechanic engineer
1914 Socialist conference in Brussel (Kautsky, Trotski & Rosa Luxemburg) on this day in history.
1915 Barnard Hughes, Bedford Hills NY, (Tron, Where's Poppa, Best Friends) on this day in history.
1916 Harold Locke, archdeacon of Loughborough on this day in history.
1916 Ilja [Elias] Metsjnikov, Russ bacteriologist (Nobel 1908), dies on July - 16.
1917 William Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life) on July - 16.
1917 On July - 16 ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70
1918 On July - 16 nicholas II Russian tsar, and family are executed
1919 On July - 16 charles Graham, lord-lt of Cumbria UK
1920 Gen Amos Fries appointed first US army chemical warfare chief on this day in history.
1920 US wins Davis Cup sweeping Australia in 5 straight matches on July - 16.
1920 15th Davis Cup: USA beats Australasia in Auckland (5-0) on July - 16.
1920 On July - 16 anwar Hussain, cricketer (four Tests for Pakistan v India 1952-53)