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 This day in History - December 16
356 Historic Events for December 16
1937

Jim Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again)

Birth
1937

Joe Farrell, rocker

Birth
1937

Joyce Bulifant, Newport News Va, actress (Marie-Mary Tyler Moore Show)

Birth
1938

Michael Greer, Durham NC, actor (Bobby Gentry Show)

Birth
1938

Bradman scores 143 South Aust v NSW, 11 fours 91 singles

Event
1939

Bradman scores 251* SA v NSW, 271 minutes, 38 fours 2 sixes

Event
1939

Liv Ullman, Tokyo Japan, actress (Cries and Whispers, 40 Carats)

Birth
1940

M EugŠne F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies

Death
1940

William Wallace, composer, dies at 80

Death
1940

Dimitri van Toren, Dutch vocalist/composer

Birth
1940

Joe Louis KOs Al McCoy in 6 for heavyweight boxing title in Chicago

Event
1940

British air raid on Mannheim

Event
1941

Vittoria Mezzogiorno, Italian actor (L'homme bless‚, Tre fratelli)

Birth
1941

Lesley Stahl, newscaster/correspondent (CBS)

Birth
1941

Sarawak occupied by Japanese

Event
1942

Hitler orders combat against partisans in Russia and Balkan

Event
1943

Steven Bochco, prod (Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue)

Birth
1943

"Tamiami Champion" trains collide, kills 73 and injures 200

Event
1943

Tony Hicks, rocker (Hollies-The Air That I Breathe)

Birth
1943

Anthony Hicks, rock guitarist (Hollies)

Birth
1944

John Abercrombie, rocker

Birth
1944

Glenn Miller, US jazz composer/orch leader (Danny boy), dies at 40

Death
1944

Battle of Bulge begins in Belgium

Event
1944

Gen Eisenhower's clerk Rickey marries corporal Pearlie

Event
1944

German V-2 strikes Antwerp bioscope (638 kill)

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