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Historical Events In May - 16

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

1941  On this day in history last great German air attack on Great Britain (Birmingham)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history nazis forbid Dutch Organization of Actors (NOT)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On May - 16 1st US/radio performance of Bennett's "Symphony in D for the Dodgers"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  The first transport of British/Dutch prisoners to South Burma on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  1st transport of British/Dutch prisoners to South Burma on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On this day in history bronislaw Kasper Malinowski, anthropologist, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  German troops destroy synagogue of Warsaw on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1943  On May - 16 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1943  On this day in history -17th] RAF bombs Möhne & Eder (Battle of Ruhr)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  Military police attack gypsies on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On May - 16 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On May - 16 the first of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  1st of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  George Ade, US novelist/playwright (Counsel Widow), dies at 78 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On May - 16 9th Division lands at Brunei  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Violent battles around Sugar Loaf/Half Moon Okinawa on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  The Broadway musical Annie Get Your Gun opens on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history cBS news correspondent George Polk's body is found in Greece  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Chaim Weizmann elected first President of Israel on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Egyptians enter the Gaza on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Israel issues its first postage stamps on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On May - 16 william Newzam Prior Nicholson, painter/engraver, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  Alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v S Afr 1892), dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history clemens Krauss, Austrian conductor (Vienna State Opera), dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Don Cockell in 9 (San Fransisco) for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On this day in history king Baudouin of Belgium visits Congo  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On May - 16 ray Lindwall scores his 2nd Test Cricket century 118 at Bridgetown  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  The birth of Debra Winger, American film actress on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On this day in history james Agee, US critic/writer (Death in Family), dies in NY  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Egypt recognizes People's Republic of China on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On May - 16 great Britain performs nuclear Test at Monte Bello Is Australia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On May - 16 major Irwin, USAF flies a Lockheed Starfighter to a record 1,404.18 MPH  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1558  On May - 16 birth of andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1578  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1659  Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1710  William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  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  Antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 16

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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 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 May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  Death of William Adams, English navigator (b. 1564) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1667  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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