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 This day in History - October 16
405 Historic Events for October 16
1863

Austen Chamberlain, British Foreign Secretary (Nobel 1925)

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1863

Grant is given command of Union forces in West

Event
1866

Pieter J Kromsigt, theologist/publicist (Troffel and Sword)

Birth
1867

Salomon J Rappoport, Czech rabbi (Ereg miliem), dies

Death
1867

Alaska adopts Gregorian calendar, crosses intl date line

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1868

Franz X Ritter von Epp, German general (China)

Birth
1869

Hotel in Boston becomes 1st to have indoor plumbing

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1870

Helge Rode, Danish poet/essayist

Birth
1875

1st Quebec vs Ontario football game, Ontario wins

Event
1876

Race riot at Cainhoy SC (5 whites and 1 black killed)

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1877

John Zwijsen, archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 83

Death
1878

Carlos Pedrell, composer

Birth
1880

Edward Wolff, composer, dies at 64

Death
1885

Dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908)

Birth
1886

Armin T Wegner, writer

Birth
1886

David Ben-Gurion, Plonsk Poland, 1st PM of Israel (1948-53, 55)

Birth
1888

Eugene O'Neill, NYC, dramatist (Desire Under the Elms-Nobel 1936)

Birth
1890

Paul Strand, NYC, photographer (Native Land-1942)

Birth
1891

Sarah Winnemucca, indian scout, dies

Death
1893

Carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75

Death
1896

Edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter

Birth
1897

Harrison Kerr, composer

Birth
1898

William O Douglas, Maine, 81st Supreme Court justice (1939-75)

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1898

Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR

Birth
1900

[Leon] Goose Goslin, baseball hall of famer (AL bat champ 1928)

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