Historical Events In October - 16
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1890 Paul Strand, NYC, photographer (Native Land-1942) on this day in history.
1891 On October - 16 sarah Winnemucca, indian scout, dies
1893 On October - 16 carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75
1896 Edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter on October - 16.
1897 On October - 16 harrison Kerr, composer
1898 Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR on October - 16.
1900 On October - 16 queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin
1900 Lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank) on October - 16.
1903 On this day in history homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia
1903 On this day in history mario Pilati, composer
1904 Russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur on October - 16.
1905 On this day in history the Partition of Bengal (India) occurred.
1905 On October - 16 rex Bell, Chicago, cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns)/lt-gov (Nevada)
1906 On this day in history dino Buzzati, writer
1907 On October - 16 belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC
1907 Roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir) on October - 16.
1908 Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux on this day in history.
1908 On this day in history enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)
1909 Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
1910 On October - 16 william Leonard Reed, composer
1912 Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres on this day in history.
1913 Booth Theater opens at 222 W 44th St NYC on this day in history.
1913 Alice Pearce, NYC, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched) on this day in history.
1914 Christian J Modeste, gypsey king on October - 16.
1915 On this day in history great Britain declares war on Bulgaria
1916 On this day in history margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn
1916 Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus on October - 16.
1916 On October - 16 klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73
1918 Bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- ) on this day in history.
1918 Felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29 on October - 16.
1919 Charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday on this day in history.
1920 On October - 16 alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56
1921 On October - 16 babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, & Bill Piercy defy Landis ban on World Series
1921 On this day in history linda Darnell, Dallas, Tx, actress (Unfaithfully Yours, 2nd Chance)