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Historical Events In May - 16

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

1941  Last great German air attack on Great Britain (Birmingham) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  Nazis forbid Dutch Organization of Actors (NOT) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  On this day in history 1st US/radio performance of Bennett's "Symphony in D for the Dodgers"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  The first transport of British/Dutch prisoners to South Burma on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  1st transport of British/Dutch prisoners to South Burma on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  Bronislaw Kasper Malinowski, anthropologist, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  On May - 16 german troops destroy synagogue of Warsaw  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  On May - 16 jewish resistance in the Warsaw ghetto ends after 30 days of fighting  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  Nazi officer Jergen Stroop reports to his superiors that the Warsaw ghetto is no longer in existence. According to his calculations 7,000 Jews have been killed in street fighting, 30,000 have been deported to Treblinka and 5-6,000 have perished in flames on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  On this day in history rAF bombs Möhne & Eder (Battle of Ruhr)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1943  On May - 16 -17th] RAF bombs Möhne & Eder (Battle of Ruhr)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  Military police attack gypsies on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  Rabbi Weissmandl sends out pleas to bomb camp and rail lines - based on his "Auschwitz Protocol" - a 31 page report from escapees' eyewitness accounts of Rudolph Verba and Alfred Wetzler on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  On this day in history the first of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  On May - 16 1st of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  On this day in history george Ade, US novelist/playwright (Counsel Widow), dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On May - 16 9th Division lands at Brunei  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  Violent battles around Sugar Loaf/Half Moon Okinawa on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  The Broadway musical Annie Get Your Gun opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  On May - 16 cBS news correspondent George Polk's body is found in Greece  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  On May - 16 chaim Weizmann elected first President of Israel  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  Egyptians enter the Gaza on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  On this day in history israel issues its first postage stamps  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1949  On this day in history william Newzam Prior Nicholson, painter/engraver, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1952  Alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v S Afr 1892), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  On May - 16 clemens Krauss, Austrian conductor (Vienna State Opera), dies at 61  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  Heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Don Cockell in 9 (San Fransisco) for heavyweight boxing title on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  King Baudouin of Belgium visits Congo on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On this day in history ray Lindwall scores his 2nd Test Cricket century 118 at Bridgetown  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On this day in history the birth of Debra Winger, American film actress  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  James Agee, US critic/writer (Death in Family), dies in NY on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  On this day in history egypt recognizes People's Republic of China  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  Great Britain performs nuclear Test at Monte Bello Is Australia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  Major Irwin, USAF flies a Lockheed Starfighter to a record 1,404.18 MPH on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 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  On May - 16 birth of ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1641  On this day in history 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 May - 16 birth of maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1748  On this day in history birth of antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch  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  Death of Saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165) on May - 16.  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  Death of Dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  On May - 16 death of william Adams, English navigator (b. 1564)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1657  On May - 16 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  On this day in history pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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