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 This day in History - January 16
361 Historic Events for January 16
1910

David McCampbell, US pilot/capt (WW II-Pacific-downed 34 Jap planes)

Birth
1911

Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar

Birth
1911

Pandora becomes 1st 2-man sailboat to round Cape Horn west to east

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1911

Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, HOF baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)

Birth
1912

Franz Tumler, Austria, author/novelist (Cloak, Aufruf)

Birth
1912

Georg Heym, writer, dies at 24

Death
1913

British House of Commons accepts Home-Rule for Ireland

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1914

Writer Maksim Gorki returns to Russia

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1914

Roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)

Birth
1915

Congress authorizes $1 and $50 Panama-Pacific Intl Expo gold coin

Event
1916

Frederick Stewart, British geologist

Birth
1916

Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57

Death
1917

Buddy Lester, Chicago Ill, actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show)

Birth
1918

Stirling Silliphant, screenwriter

Birth
1919

Prohibition ratified by 3/4 of states; Nebraska is 36th

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1919

Bob Boucher, Kent Ohio, orch leader (Music on Ice)

Birth
1919

Jaroslav Jeremias, composer, dies at 19

Death
1920

Elliot Reid, NYC, actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)

Birth
1920

18th Amendment, prohibition, goes into effect; repealed in 1933

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1920

Georgia declares independence

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1920

1st assembly of League of Nations (Paris)

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1920

Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60

Death
1923

Martin Stokken, Norway, nordic relay (Olympic-silver-1952)

Birth
1923

Roy Lanham, rocker (Sons of the Pioneers)

Birth
1923

Willem Aantjes, Dutch politicial leader (CDA)

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