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Historical Events In May - 16

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

1877  On May - 16 may 16, 1877 political crisis in France.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1879  Treaty of Gandamak to set up Afghan state between Russia & English on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1880  On this day in history julian Tannen, NY, comedian (Great Moment)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1880  Karl August Krebs, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  On May - 16 world's first elec tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  On May - 16 world's 1st elec tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  On this day in history 8th Kentucky Derby: Babe Hurd aboard Apollo wins in 2:40.00  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1884  10th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Buchanan wins in 2:40.25 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1888  On May - 16 cPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver British Columbia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  CPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  On May - 16 joan Collette, Dutch (male) painter (New Church, Delft)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  On May - 16 george A Hormel & Company introduce Spam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  On this day in history george A Hormel & Co introduce Spam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  Coenraad B van Haeringen, linguist/etymologist (Dutch Dictionary) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  John Banvard, painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas), dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  Jose Calvo Sotelo, Spanish minister of Finance (1925-30) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  On May - 16 fire in Boston destroys baseball stadium & 170 other buildings  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  On May - 16 walther Geiser, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  On this day in history august de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1902  On May - 16 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  Jan Kiepura, Sosnowiec Poland, vocalist/actor (Her Wonderful Lie) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On this day in history 1st transcontinental motorcycle trip begins at SF (George Wymann)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On this day in history eduard Rappoldi, composer, dies at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  Hugh Plaxton, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1928) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  On May - 16 n I Bobrikov, Russian governor-general in Finland, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  The birth of Henry Fonda, American oscar winning film actor on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  H[erbert] E[rnest] Bates, novelist (Feast for July, Love for Lydia) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  Arturo Uslar Pietri, Venezuela, writer/minister (Lanzas Coloradas) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1558  Andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600) was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1578  Everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  On this day in history birth of ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  On May - 16 birth of dudley North, financier/economist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1710  On this day in history birth of william Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1718  Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799) was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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0942  On May - 16 saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1265  Death of Saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1434  Pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1657  Death of Andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1669  Pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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