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Historical Events In May - 16

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

1926  Mehmed VI Vahideddin (Mohammed Osman), last sultan of Turkey, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On May - 16 supreme Court ruled bootleggers must pay income tax  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On this day in history nY Yankee Bob Meusel steals 2nd, 3rd & home  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  John Walford, solicitor on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  Billy Martin, baseball 2nd baseman/manager (NY Yankees, Oakland A's) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  Edmund William Grosse, poet/author, dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On this day in history the first ever Academy Awards (Oscars) are held  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  The first-ever Academy Awards are presented at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  1st Academy Awards on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  Adrienne Cecile Rich, Balt Md, feminist writer (Diamond Cutters) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1929  Lilli Lehmann, soprano, dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  On May - 16 6th Walker Cup US 10-Great Britain/Ireland 2  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  On May - 16 6th Walker Cup: US, 10-2  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  Desmond Langley, gov (Bermuda) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  6th Walker Cup: US 10-Great Britain/Ireland 2 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  On May - 16 57th Kentucky Derby: Charley Kurtsinger on Twenty Grand wins 2:01.8  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Yanks 4th straight shutout to equal record set by Cleveland & Boston on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  On May - 16 ki Imukai, premier of Japan (1931-32), murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  Cecil Travis becomes 1st player to get 5 hits in his 1st game on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  62nd Preakness George Woolf aboard Bold Venture wins in 1 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  The first British air hostess (Daphne Kearley) flight to France on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On May - 16 1st British air hostess (Daphne Kearley) flight to France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On this day in history 62nd Preakness: George Woolf aboard Bold Venture wins in 1:59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history 38 die in Terminal Hotel fire (Atlanta GA)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  In cricket Bradman scores 278 Australia vs MCC, 349 minutes, 35 fours 1 six on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  The first animal breeding society forms (New Jersey) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history 1st animal breeding society forms (NJ)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history stephen Fairbairn, oarsman/coach, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  Food stamps are first issued on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  On this day in history 1st AL night game, Phila Shribe Park (Indians 8, Athletics 3 in 10)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On May - 16 nazis forbid non-professional auto workers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On this day in history premier Winston Churchill returns to London from Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On this day in history nazi's forbid non-professional auto workers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history italian army under Aosta surrenders to Britain at Amba Alagi Ethiopia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1558  On this day in history birth of andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1578  On May - 16 birth of everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1641  Dudley North, financier/economist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  On May - 16 birth of campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  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  On May - 16 birth of antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0942  Saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1265  On May - 16 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 May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1667  Death of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  On this day in history pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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