Historical Events In July - 16
Sunday, 16 February 2020
1898 On this day in history a Charlois discovers asteroid #437 Rhodia
1899 Eunice Hunton Carter, 1st black female district attorney (NY) on this day in history.
1901 On July - 16 fritz Mahler, composer
1902 John McGraw named manager of NY Giants on this day in history.
1903 On July - 16 mary Philbin, Chicago IL, actress (Phantom of the Opera)
1904 On this day in history 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 July - 16 goffredo Petrassi, Zagarolo Italy, composer (Beatitudines)
1907 The birth of Barbra Stanwick, American film actress on this day in history.
1907 Barbara Stanwyck, Bkln, actress (Dynasty II, Big Valley, Thorn Birds) on this day in history.
1908 Aruna Asaf Ali, politician on July - 16.
1909 On July - 16 det & Wash play longest scoreless game in AL history-18 innings
1909 Geoffrey Bryan Bentley, moral theologian on July - 16.
1910 On this day in history j Helffrich discovers asteroid #702 Alauda
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 Ginger Rogers, [Virginia McMath], Independ Mo, dancer (Gay Divorcee) on this day in history.
1912 Bradley A. Fiske patented the airplane torpedo on July - 16.
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 July - 16.
1912 On this day in history ray Barr, NYC, pianist (Vincent Lopez Show)
1913 On July - 16 hugh Ford, FRS mechanic engineer
1914 On July - 16 socialist conference in Brussel (Kautsky, Trotski & Rosa Luxemburg)
1915 Barnard Hughes, Bedford Hills NY, (Tron, Where's Poppa, Best Friends) on July - 16.
1916 Harold Locke, archdeacon of Loughborough on July - 16.
1916 Ilja [Elias] Metsjnikov, Russ bacteriologist (Nobel 1908), dies on July - 16.
1917 On July - 16 william Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life)
1917 On this day in history ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70
1918 On this day in history nicholas II Russian tsar, and family are executed
1919 Charles Graham, lord-lt of Cumbria UK on July - 16.
1920 Gen Amos Fries appointed first US army chemical warfare chief on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history uS wins Davis Cup sweeping Australia in 5 straight matches
1920 15th Davis Cup: USA beats Australasia in Auckland (5-0) on July - 16.
1920 Anwar Hussain, cricketer (four Tests for Pakistan v India 1952-53) on this day in history.