Historical Events In May - 16
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1908 Hilary Preston, editor on May - 16.
1909 On this day in history in North Dakota a 5.5 quake occurred, the largest historical earthquake in the state
1909 Charles Wislon, principal (Glasgow University) on May - 16.
1910 US Bureau of Mines forms on May - 16.
1910 On this day in history henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53
1911 Zeppelin "Deutscheland" wrecked at Dusseldorf on May - 16.
1911 On this day in history remains of a neanderthal man found in Jersey UK
1911 On May - 16 margaret Sullavan, Norfolk Va, actress (Back Street)
1912 On May - 16 studs Terkel, NYC, author/host (Stud's Place, Working)
1913 Woody Herman, jazz clarinetist/bandleader/composer (Thundering Herds) on May - 16.
1914 On this day in history american Horseshoe Pitchers Assn organizes in Kansas City
1914 Edward T. Hall, American anthropologist and author on this day in history.
1916 On May - 16 41st Preakness: Linus McAtee aboard Damrosch wins in 1:54.8
1916 Adriana Caselotti, cartoon voice on this day in history.
1917 On May - 16 george Gaynes, Helsinki Finland, actor (Henry-Punky Brewster)
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.
1918 On May - 16 edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert
1918 Eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64 on May - 16.
1919 Liberace, West Allis WI, pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman) on May - 16.
1920 Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc) canonized a saint in Rome on May - 16.
1920 On May - 16 spanish bullfighter Joselito is fatally gored fighting his last bull
1920 On this day in history switzerland joins the League of Nations
1920 On this day in history joan of Arc (Jean D'arc) canonized a saint
1920 Martine Carol, [Maryse Mopurer], Saint-Mande France, actress (Nana) on May - 16.
1921 47th Preakness: F Coltiletti aboard Broomspun wins in 1:54.2 on this day in history.
1921 Harry Carey Jr, Saugus Calif, actor (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon) on May - 16.
1922 White Star Line Majestic completes 5˝ day maiden voyage on May - 16.
1922 White Star Line Majestic completes 5Â˝ day maiden voyage on this day in history.
1922 Colin Cole, Principal King of Arms on this day in history.
1924 On May - 16 108°F (42°C) in Blitzen Oregon
1924 On May - 16 dawda Kairaba Jawara, president (Gambia, 1970-94)
1925 On this day in history 51st Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Flying Ebony wins in 2:07.6
1925 Bobbejaan Schoepen, Belgian entertainer on this day in history.
1926 Jan Zimmer, composer on this day in history.