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 This day in History - October 16
405 Historic Events for October 16
1941

"Gordo" comic strip (by Gus Arriola) 1st appears in newspapers

Event
1941

Tim McCarver, baseball catcher (Phils, Mets)/sportscaster (ABC, CBS)

Birth
1942

Dave Lovelady, rocker

Birth
1942

12, Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter/3 NVV-hostages, executed

Death
1942

Natl Boxing Assn freezes titles of those serving in armed services

Event
1942

Cyclone in Bay of Bengal kills some 40,000 south of Calcutta India

Event
1942

Aaron Copland/de Milles ballet "Rodeo," premieres in NYC

Event
1943

Jewish quarter of Rome surrounded by Nazis, they are sent to Auschwitz

Event
1943

C Fred Turner, rock bassist/vocalist (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)

Birth
1943

Chicago Mayor Ed Kelly opens city's new subway system

Event
1943

US 1st Army establishes headquarter in Bristol

Event
1943

Anti Jewish riot in Rome

Event
1944

Johnny Washbrook, Toronto, actor (Ken-My Friend Flicka)

Birth
1944

John Eigenhuis, writer (The Dike), dies at 78

Death
1944

Eric Westberg, composer, dies at 52

Death
1944

Bob Cottam, cricketer (England fast-medium on 2 India/Pakistan tours)

Birth
1944

Hungary: Horthy govt falls/nazi count Szalasi becomes premier

Event
1945

UN's Food and Agriculture Organization comes into existence

Event
1945

Paul Monette, writer

Birth
1946

Alfred Rosenberg, German war criminal, hanged

Death
1946

Wilhelm Frick, German war criminal, hanged

Death
1946

Julius Streicher, German District Leader (Of StĀrmer), hanged

Death
1946

Joachim von Ribbentrop, German war criminal, hanged

Death
1946

Hans Franc, German war criminal, hanged

Death
1946

Granville Ransome Bantock, English composer/conductor, dies at 78

Death