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Historical Events In May - 16

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

1908  Hilary Preston, editor on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  In North Dakota a 5.5 quake occurred, the largest historical earthquake in the state on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  Charles Wislon, principal (Glasgow University) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  US Bureau of Mines forms on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  Zeppelin "Deutscheland" wrecked at Dusseldorf on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  Remains of a neanderthal man found in Jersey UK on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  On this day in history margaret Sullavan, Norfolk Va, actress (Back Street)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  Studs Terkel, NYC, author/host (Stud's Place, Working) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  On May - 16 woody Herman, jazz clarinetist/bandleader/composer (Thundering Herds)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1914  On this day in history american Horseshoe Pitchers Assn organizes in Kansas City  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  On this day in history edward T. Hall, American anthropologist and author  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  41st Preakness: Linus McAtee aboard Damrosch wins in 1:54.8 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  Adriana Caselotti, cartoon voice on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1917  George Gaynes, Helsinki Finland, actor (Henry-Punky Brewster) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  On May - 16 eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1919  On this day in history liberace, West Allis WI, pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc) canonized a saint in Rome on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  On May - 16 spanish bullfighter Joselito is fatally gored fighting his last bull  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  Switzerland joins the League of Nations on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  Joan of Arc (Jean D'arc) canonized a saint on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  On this day in history martine Carol, [Maryse Mopurer], Saint-Mande France, actress (Nana)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  47th Preakness: F Coltiletti aboard Broomspun wins in 1:54.2 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  On this day in history harry Carey Jr, Saugus Calif, actor (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  On this day in history white Star Line Majestic completes 5 day maiden voyage  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  White Star Line Majestic completes 5½ day maiden voyage on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  On May - 16 colin Cole, Principal King of Arms  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1924  On May - 16 108F (42C) in Blitzen Oregon  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1924  Dawda Kairaba Jawara, president (Gambia, 1970-94) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  51st Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Flying Ebony wins in 2:07.6 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  Bobbejaan Schoepen, Belgian entertainer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1926  Jan Zimmer, composer on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In May - 16

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

1609  Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1641  On May - 16 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  On May - 16 birth of william Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1718  On this day in history birth of maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1748  Antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In May - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0942  On May - 16 saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies  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  On May - 16 death of dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr  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 this day in history death of andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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