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Historical Events In May - 16

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

1875  Quake in Venezuela & Colombia kills 16,000 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1877  May 16, 1877 political crisis in France on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1878  Taylor Holmes, Newark NJ, actor (Tobor the Great, Beware My Lovely) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1879  On May - 16 treaty of Gandamak to set up Afghan state between Russia & English  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1879  Antonin Dvorák's "Slavic Dancing," premieres on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1880  On May - 16 julian Tannen, NY, comedian (Great Moment)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1880  Karl August Krebs, composer, dies at 76 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1881  On this day in history world's first elec tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1881  On this day in history world's 1st elec tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1882  8th Kentucky Derby: Babe Hurd aboard Apollo wins in 2:40.00 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1884  On this day in history 10th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Buchanan wins in 2:40.25  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1887  On May - 16 bull Montana, Vogliera Italy, actor (Brass Buttons, Victory)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  CPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver British Columbia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  On this day in history cPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1889  On this day in history joan Collette, Dutch (male) painter (New Church, Delft)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  George A Hormel & Company introduce Spam on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  On May - 16 george A Hormel & Co introduce Spam  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1892  On this day in history coenraad B van Haeringen, linguist/etymologist (Dutch Dictionary)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1892  On this day in history john Banvard, painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  On this day in history jose Calvo Sotelo, Spanish minister of Finance (1925-30)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1894  Fire in Boston destroys baseball stadium & 170 other buildings on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  On this day in history walther Geiser, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  August de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1901  On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Priory School" (BG)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1902  2 deaf-mutes face each other for 1st time as Dummy Hoy leads off for the Reds against Dummy Taylor of the Giants, Reds win 5-3 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1902  On May - 16 jan Kiepura, Sosnowiec Poland, vocalist/actor (Her Wonderful Lie)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1903  1st transcontinental motorcycle trip begins at SF (George Wymann) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1903  Eduard Rappoldi, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1904  On this day in history hugh Plaxton, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1928)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1904  N I Bobrikov, Russian governor-general in Finland, dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  On this day in history the birth of Henry Fonda, American oscar winning film actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  H[erbert] E[rnest] Bates, novelist (Feast for July, Love for Lydia) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1906  On this day in history arturo Uslar Pietri, Venezuela, writer/minister (Lanzas Coloradas)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  Robert Tisdall, Ireland, 400m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1932) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1558  On May - 16 birth of andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1578  On this day in history birth of everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  On May - 16 birth of ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1641  On this day in history birth of dudley North, financier/economist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1659  Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1710  William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782) was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1718  Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1748  Antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In May - 16

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0942  Saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1265  On this day in history death of saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1434  Pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1569  Death of Dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  Death of William Adams, English navigator (b. 1564) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1657  On May - 16 death of andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  Death of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  On May - 16 pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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