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 This day in History - October 16
405 Historic Events for October 16
1927

Peter Brinson, dance educationalist

Birth
1927

Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)

Birth
1928

Mickey Cochrane wins AL MVP honors, edging Heinie Manush by 2 points

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1928

Septimus Kinneir, cricketer (Test for Eng), dies

Death
1929

Bill Green, (Rep-R-NY, 1978- )

Birth
1931

Trunk murderess Winnie Ruth Judd chops 1st

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1931

Charles W Colson, presidential adviser (Watergate figure)

Birth
1932

Henry Jay Lewis, LA Calif, conductor/bass (LA Philharmonic 1955-59)

Birth
1934

Mao Tse-tung and 25,000 troops begin 6,000 mile Long March

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1935

Sugar Pie DeSanto, US singer (Soulful dress)

Birth
1936

Gerardo Gandini, composer

Birth
1936

Lou Gehrig, is voted AL MVP by BBWAA

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1937

Tony Anthony, Clarksburg WV, actor (Treasure of 4 Crowns)

Birth
1937

Emile Ford, rocker

Birth
1939

Carl Henrik Ludolf Nielsen, composer, dies at 63

Death
1939

Sugar rationing begins in Netherlands

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1940

Dave DeBusschere, Detroit, NBA foward (NY Knick)/last ABA commissioner

Birth
1940

Benjamin Oliver Davis Sr named 1st black general in regular army

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1940

Lottery for 1st US WW II draftees held; #158 drawn 1st

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1940

Warsaw Ghetto forms

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1940

Barry Corbin, actor (Maurice-Northern Exposure)

Birth
1941

Derek David Bourgeois, composer

Birth
1941

Erkki Jokinen, composer

Birth
1941

Romanian Legionnaires enter Odessa Russia

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1941

Germany advances within 60 miles (96 K) of Moscow

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