Historical Events In October - 16
Monday, 25 September 2023
1943 On October - 16 anti Jewish riot in Rome
1944 On this day in history hungary: Horthy govt falls/nazi count Szalasi becomes premier
1944 Eric Westberg, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1945 UN's Food & Agriculture Organization comes into existence on October - 16.
1946 On this day in history 10 Nazi leaders hanged as war criminals after Nuremberg trials
1946 Alfred G Jodl, Col-Gen/German staff chief weather authority, hanged on October - 16.
1948 "Red Mill" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 831 performances on October - 16.
1948 On October - 16 henry Foley, cricketer (one Test for NZ, scored 2 & 2), dies
1949 WDAF TV channel 4 in Kansas City, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1949 Hale Ascher VanderCook, composer, dies at 85 on October - 16.
1951 The first Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, is assassinated in Rawalpindi on this day in history.
1951 On October - 16 liaquat Ali Khan, PM of Pakistan (1947-51), assassinated by Said Akbar
1952 Woolworth's opens in San Francisco at Powell & Market street on October - 16.
1952 Pakistan's 1st Test starts, v India at Delhi on this day in history.
1953 Fidel Castro sentenced to 15 years (Havana) on this day in history.
1956 "Love Me Tender" with Elvis Presley premieres on this day in history.
1957 On October - 16 queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip visit Williamsburg Virginia
1957 Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip visits Williamsburg Virginia on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history benjamin Britten's "Nocturne," premieres
1959 On October - 16 george C Marshall, US army general, dies at 78
1960 NL votes to admit Houston & NY to league on October - 16.
1962 Cuban missile crisis began as JFK becomes aware of missiles in Cuba on this day in history.
1962 Byron R White becomes a Supreme Court Justice on October - 16.
1962 Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher (Water & Dreams), dies at 78 on October - 16.
1964 On October - 16 china becomes world's 5th nuclear power
1969 On October - 16 soyuz 6 (Russian) returns to Earth
1970 Anwar Sadat elected president of Egypt, succeeding Nasser on October - 16.
1972 On this day in history the Commission of Inquiry in the Matter of the Employment Practices Relating to the Running-Trades' Employees in the Railway Industry, the Gallagher Commission publishes its report. This looked at the employment practices, particularly hours of work.
1972 On this day in history leo G Carroll, actor (Topper, Man From Uncle), dies at 80
1973 On October - 16 kissinger & Le Duc Tho jointly awarded Nobel peace prize
1973 Gene Krupa, US swing drummer (Sing Sing Sing), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1976 Soyuz 23 (Russian) returns to Earth on October - 16.
1977 Michael Balcon, producer, dies at 81 on October - 16.
1978 On October - 16 polish Cardinal Karol Wojtyla elected supreme pontiff-John Paul II