Historical Events In September - 16
Sunday, 28 May 2023
1953 Colin G Fink, US chemist (electro-chemistry), dies on September - 16.
1954 On this day in history cKLW TV channel 9 in Windsor, ON (CBC) begins broadcasting
1955 On September - 16 bauer & Berra homer in 9th beating Red Sox 5-4 taking over 1st
1955 Leopold C M S Amery, Brit minister of Colonies (India), dies at 81 on September - 16.
1956 Marlene Bauer wins LPGA Clock Golf Open on this day in history.
1957 On September - 16 coup in Thailand (Premier Songgram deposed)
1957 On September - 16 ch'i Pai-shih, traditional Chinese painter, dies at 93
1959 President De Gaulle recognizes Algerian right of self determination on September - 16.
1961 On September - 16 a P F Chapman, cricketer (26 Tests for England), dies
1962 Public TV channel 13 begins in NYC on September - 16.
1962 On September - 16 saif al-Islam Achmad, monarch of Yemen, dies at about 71
1963 "Outer Limits" premiers on TV on this day in history.
1963 On September - 16 malaysia formed from Malaya, Singapore, Br. N. Borneo & Sarawak
1963 On September - 16 malaysian independence
1964 "Shindig" premiers on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history leo Weismantel, German writer (Das Totenliebespar), dies at 76
1966 Metropolitan Opera opens at NY's Lincoln Center on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history richard Nixon appears on "Laugh-in"
1971 On this day in history six Klansmen arrested in connection with bombing of 10 school buses
1971 Ferdinand LR Sassen, priest/philosopher (Descartes), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1972 On this day in history first TV series about mixed marriage-Bridgit Loves Bernie
1972 Penny Marshall appears on Bob Newhart Show in "Fly Unfriendly Skies" on this day in history.
1973 On this day in history buff Bill OJ Simpson rushes 250 yards (2 TDs), beating NE Pats 31-13
1973 On September - 16 frederic Meyer, actor (Faraway Hill), dies at 63
1974 BART begins regular transbay service on this day in history.
1974 Pres Ford announces conditional amnesty for US, Vietnam War deserters on this day in history.
1975 Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia (National Day) on this day in history.
1975 Papua New Guinea independence on this day in history.
1976 On September - 16 episcopal Church approves ordination of women as priests & bishop
1977 On this day in history 90 minute pilot of "Logan's Run" premiers on TV
1977 On this day in history ringo releases "Drowning in the Sea of Love"
1977 On September - 16 marc Bolan, rock vocalist/guitarist (T Rex), dies in a car crash at 29
1978 25,000 die in 7.7 earthquake in Iran on this day in history.
1979 Nur Mohammed Taraki, president of Afghanistan (1978-79), killed on September - 16.
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