Historical Events In July - 16
Friday, 07 August 2020
1898 On this day in history a Charlois discovers asteroid #437 Rhodia
1899 On this day in history eunice Hunton Carter, 1st black female district attorney (NY)
1901 Fritz Mahler, composer on this day in history.
1902 On July - 16 john McGraw named manager of NY Giants
1903 On July - 16 mary Philbin, Chicago IL, actress (Phantom of the Opera)
1904 On July - 16 islands of the Manu'a group (Samoa) ceded to US by their chiefs
1904 Islands of Manu'a group (Samoa) ceded to US by their chiefs on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history goffredo Petrassi, Zagarolo Italy, composer (Beatitudines)
1907 On July - 16 the birth of Barbra Stanwick, American film actress
1907 On this day in history barbara Stanwyck, Bkln, actress (Dynasty II, Big Valley, Thorn Birds)
1908 On this day in history aruna Asaf Ali, politician
1909 On this day in history det & Wash play longest scoreless game in AL history-18 innings
1909 On July - 16 geoffrey Bryan Bentley, moral theologian
1910 J Helffrich discovers asteroid #702 Alauda on July - 16.
1910 On July - 16 stan McCabe, cricketer (exciting NSW & Australian batsman of 30's)
1911 On this day in history 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 On this day in history naval torpedo launched from an airplane patented by B.A. Fiske
1912 On this day in history naval torpedo launched from an airplane patents by B A Fiske
1912 Ray Barr, NYC, pianist (Vincent Lopez Show) on this day in history.
1913 Hugh Ford, FRS mechanic engineer on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history socialist conference in Brussel (Kautsky, Trotski & Rosa Luxemburg)
1915 On July - 16 barnard Hughes, Bedford Hills NY, (Tron, Where's Poppa, Best Friends)
1916 Harold Locke, archdeacon of Loughborough on July - 16.
1916 Ilja [Elias] Metsjnikov, Russ bacteriologist (Nobel 1908), dies on this day in history.
1917 On July - 16 william Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life)
1917 Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70 on July - 16.
1918 Nicholas II Russian tsar, and family are executed on July - 16.
1919 On this day in history charles Graham, lord-lt of Cumbria UK
1920 Gen Amos Fries appointed first US army chemical warfare chief on July - 16.
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 this day in history.
1920 Anwar Hussain, cricketer (four Tests for Pakistan v India 1952-53) on this day in history.