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 This day in History - October 16
405 Historic Events for October 16
1990

"Stand Up Tragedy" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 13 perfs

Event
1991

Tonny Huurdeman, singer/actress (Frills), dies

Death
1991

Tennessee Ernie Ford, country singer (16 Tons), dies at 72

Death
1991

George Jo Hennard, 35, kills 23 and himself and wounds 20 in Texas

Event
1991

US Supreme Court begins to hear Joseph Doherty case

Event
1991

Dallas Mavericks Roy Tarpley becomes 7th to be banned from NBA for life under the league's anti-drug agreement

Event
1992

Shirley Booth, actress (Hazel), dies of natural causes at 85

Death
1992

1,700th David Letterman Show

Event
1992

1964 "Gilligan's Island" TV pilot 1st shown on TV (TBS)

Event
1993

General Omar al-Bashir appointed Sudan president

Event
1993

IRA bomb attack on fish and chips restaurant in Belfast, 10 killed

Event
1993

John Bowles, president (Rexall Drugs), dies at 76

Death
1994

Raul Julia, actor (Addams Family), suffers a stroke

Event
1994

William Henry Swinburne, music teacher, dies at 87

Death
1995

Linda Goodman, astrologer, dies

Death
1995

Murdo Alexander MacLeod, minister, dies at 60

Death
1995

Thomas Augustine Martin, academic, dies at 59

Death
1995

John Walker, museum director, dies at 88

Death
1995

Million Man March held in Wash DC (over 800,000 black men attend)

Event
1995

Allan Donald takes 8-71 as South Africa defeat Zimbabwe

Event
1995

Brian Lara scores 169 in Sharjah ODI versus Sri Lanka

Event
1995

ODI in Sharjah WI 7-333 in 50 overs beat Sri Lanka 329 all out

Event
1996

Jason Bernard, actor (judge-Liar Liar), dies of heart attack at 58

Death
1996

James Wild, music teacher, dies at 68

Death
1996

Ismond Rosen, psychoanalyst/artist, dies at 82

Death