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 This day in History - October 16
405 Historic Events for October 16
1900

Queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin

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1900

Lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank)

Birth
1903

Mario Pilati, composer

Birth
1903

Homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia

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1904

Russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur

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1905

Rex Bell, Chicago, cowboy actor (Cowboys and Injuns)/lt-gov (Nevada)

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1905

Wild Bill Elliott, Pattonsburg MO, actor (Beyond the Sacramento)

Birth
1906

Dino Buzzati, writer

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1906

George Martin Lott Jr, tennis champ (1931 US Open runner-up)

Birth
1907

David Belasco's "Grand Army Man," premieres in NYC

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1907

Roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir)

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1907

Belasco Theater opens at 111 W 44th St NYC

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1908

Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux

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1908

Enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)

Birth
1909

Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

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1909

Pirates beat Tigers 4 games to 3 in 6th World Series

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1910

William Leonard Reed, composer

Birth
1912

Boston beats NY Giants, 4 games to 3 with a tie in 9th World Series

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1912

Arnold Sch”nberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres

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1913

Alice Pearce, NYC, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched)

Birth
1913

Cesar Bresgen, Austrian composer/organist

Birth
1913

Booth Theater opens at 222 W 44th St NYC

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1914

Christian J Modeste, gypsey king

Birth
1915

Great Britain declares war on Bulgaria

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1916

T E Lawrence (of Arabia) meets with Fasal Hoessein

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