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 This day in History - October 16
405 Historic Events for October 16
1946

Alfred G Jodl, Col-Gen/German staff chief weather authority, hanged

Death
1946

Fritz Sauckel, German war criminal, hanged

Death
1946

Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian Nazi (SS), hanged

Death
1946

10 Nazi leaders hanged as war criminals after Nuremberg trials

Event
1946

Wilhelm Keitel, German fieldmarshal, hanged

Death
1946

Hermann Wilhelm G”ring, German SA-leader, commits suicide at 53

Death
1946

Suzanne Somers, San Bruno Calif, actress (3's Company, Step by Step)

Birth
1946

Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s), hanged at 54

Death
1947

David Zucker, Milwaukee WI, director (Airplane, Naked Gun, Top Secret)

Birth
1947

Bob Weir, SF Calif, guitarist (Grateful Dead-Uncle Joe's Band)

Birth
1948

Michael Tylo, Detroit, actor (Guiding Light, Blade-Young and Restless)

Birth
1948

"Red Mill" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 831 performances

Event
1948

Henry Foley, cricketer (one Test for NZ, scored 2 and 2), dies

Death
1948

Demonstration by Moscow Jews honoring Israeli ambassador Golda Meir

Event
1949

WDAF TV channel 4 in Kansas City, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1949

Hale Ascher VanderCook, composer, dies at 85

Death
1951

Liaquat Ali Khan, PM of Pakistan (1947-51), assassinated by Said Akbar

Death
1951

Alan Wheat, (Rep-D-Missouri, 1983- )

Birth
1951

Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)

Birth
1952

Christopher Cox, (Rep-R-California)

Birth
1952

Woolworth's at Powell and Market (SF) opens

Event
1952

Pakistan's 1st Test starts, v India at Delhi

Event
1953

Susan Pedersen, US, 4 X 100m medley swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)

Birth
1953

Tony Carey, Fresno Ca, rocker

Birth
1953

Martha Smith, Cleve Ohio, actress (Animal House)/playmate (July 1973)

Birth