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 This day in History - January 16
361 Historic Events for January 16
1892

Imakita Kosen, Zen teacher/abbot of Engagkuji monastery, dies

Death
1893

Henry C Rmke, Dutch psychiatrist (Periods in Man's Life)

Birth
1893

Johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74

Death
1894

Guy Chamberlin, early NFL end/coach (Canton, Frankford, Cards)

Birth
1897

John Dewey's essay "My Pedagogic Creed" appears in School Journal

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1901

Arnold B”cklin, Swiss painter, dies at 73

Death
1901

Hiram Revels, dies at 73

Death
1901

Fulgencio Batista, president/dictator of Cuba (1933-44, 1952-59)

Birth
1902

Eric Liddell, China, English 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1924)

Birth
1902

Evelyn Levine, composer

Birth
1904

Max Vredenburg, composer

Birth
1905

Baseball outfielder Frank Huelsman traded for 6th time in 8 months

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1905

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Dawson City (Yukon) in 2 games Ottawa Silver 7 beats Dawson City (Yukon) 23-2 for Stanley Cup, this is most lopsided playoff game, Frank McGee scores 14 goals

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1905

Ernesto Halffter, composer

Birth
1906

-13] Conference of Algeciras (about Morocco)

Event
1906

-Apr 13] Conference of Algeciras (about Morocco)

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1906

Diana Winyard, London, actress (Cavalcade)

Birth
1906

Clement Greenberg, art critic

Birth
1907

Phillip Humphrey Vellacott, classicist

Birth
1907

Alexander Knox, Canada, actor (Gorky Park, 2 of a Kind)

Birth
1907

Alfred Shaw, cricketer (seven Tests for England 1877-82), dies

Death
1908

Pinnacles National Monument, Calif established

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1908

Ethel Merman, stage and screen actress (Anything Goes, Call Me Madam)

Birth
1909

British explorer Ernest Shackleton finds magnetic south pole

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1909

David, Mawson and Mackay reach south magnetic pole

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