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Historical Events In May - 16

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1908  Hilary Preston, editor on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  On this day in history in North Dakota a 5.5 quake occurred, the largest historical earthquake in the state  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1910  US Bureau of Mines forms on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  On this day in history henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1911  On this day in history remains of a neanderthal man found in Jersey UK  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On May - 16 margaret Sullavan, Norfolk Va, actress (Back Street)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On May - 16 studs Terkel, NYC, author/host (Stud's Place, Working)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  Woody Herman, jazz clarinetist/bandleader/composer (Thundering Herds) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1914  Edward T. Hall, American anthropologist and author on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On May - 16 41st Preakness: Linus McAtee aboard Damrosch wins in 1:54.8  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  Adriana Caselotti, cartoon voice on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  On May - 16 george Gaynes, Helsinki Finland, actor (Henry-Punky Brewster)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  On this day in history the Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  On May - 16 edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  Eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  Liberace, West Allis WI, pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc) canonized a saint in Rome on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1920  On this day in history switzerland joins the League of Nations  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On this day in history joan of Arc (Jean D'arc) canonized a saint  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  Martine Carol, [Maryse Mopurer], Saint-Mande France, actress (Nana) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  47th Preakness: F Coltiletti aboard Broomspun wins in 1:54.2 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  Harry Carey Jr, Saugus Calif, actor (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  White Star Line Majestic completes 5˝ day maiden voyage on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  White Star Line Majestic completes 5½ day maiden voyage on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  Colin Cole, Principal King of Arms on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  On May - 16 108°F (42°C) in Blitzen Oregon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  On May - 16 dawda Kairaba Jawara, president (Gambia, 1970-94)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On this day in history 51st Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Flying Ebony wins in 2:07.6  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1926  Jan Zimmer, composer on this day in history.  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 May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  Dudley North, financier/economist was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1710  On May - 16 birth of william Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1748  On this day in history birth of antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 16

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

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

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

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

1667  On May - 16 death of thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607)  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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