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 This day in History - October 16
405 Historic Events for October 16
1916

Klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73

Death
1916

Margaret Sanger opens 1st birth control clinic (46 Amboy St, Bkln)

Event
1916

Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus

Event
1918

Felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29

Death
1918

Bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- )

Birth
1919

Charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday

Death
1920

Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56

Death
1921

Babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, and Bill Piercy defy Landis ban on World Series

Event
1921

Jim Conzelman takes over as coach of Rock Island Independents from Frank Coughlin-only mid-game coaching change in NFL history

Event
1921

Linda Darnell, Dallas, Tx, actress (Unfaithfully Yours, 2nd Chance)

Birth
1921

Michael Conrad, Washington Hgts NY, actor (Delvecchio, Hill St Blues)

Birth
1922

Max Bygraves, London, actor (Tom Brown's School Days)

Birth
1922

Robert Urquhart, actor (Dunkirk, Bulldog Breed, Dark Avenger)

Birth
1923

John Harwood patents self-winding watch (Switzerland)

Event
1923

Disney Co founded

Event
1923

Bert Kaempfert, rocker

Birth
1925

Angela Lansbury, London England, actress (Jessica-Murder She Wrote)

Birth
1925

Lorraine Sweeny, communications specialist

Birth
1925

Texas School Board prohibits teaching of evolution

Event
1925

Peace accord of Locarno signed (Rhine Pact)

Event
1925

Daniel J Evans, (Sen-R-WA, 1983- )

Birth
1926

Mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed

Event
1926

Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200

Event
1927

Gus Yatron, (Rep-D-PA, 1969- )

Birth
1927

Gnter Grass, Danzig Germany, novelist/poet (Tin Drum)

Birth