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 This day in History - January 16
361 Historic Events for January 16
1924

Katy Jurado, M‚xico, actress (High Noon, Trapeze, Barabbas, AKA Pablo)

Birth
1925

Leon Trotsky dismissed as CEO of Russian Revolution Military Council

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1925

Gen M Froense replaces Trotsky as People's Commissioner of Defense

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1926

John "Jack" Layden, local politician

Birth
1928

Ezra Sims, composer

Birth
1928

John William Fozard, aircraft designer

Birth
1928

William Kennedy, US writer

Birth
1929

Francesco Scavullo, Staten Island NY, celebrity photographer

Birth
1929

Tage Nielsen, composer

Birth
1929

Allard Lowenstein, radical (Students for Democratic Action)

Birth
1930

Norman Podhoretz, Brooklyn NY, author/editor (NY Post)

Birth
1931

Bradman scores 223 Australia v WI, 297 mins, 26 fours

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1931

Vladimir Skutina, writer playwright/journalist

Birth
1932

Jim Berry, cartoonist (Berry's World)

Birth
1932

Dian Fossey, zoologist (Gorillas in the Mist)

Birth
1933

Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12, 18A, 27, T-3)

Birth
1933

Bert Oldfield flattened by Larwood delivery in Adelaide Test

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1933

Susan Sonntag, writer

Birth
1934

Annie Patterson, composer, dies at 65

Death
1934

Richard Wernick, Boston Mass, composer

Birth
1934

Bill Alexander, (Rep-D-AR, 1969- )

Birth
1934

Marilyn Horne, Bradford, Pa, mezzo-soprano

Birth
1935

Richard Wetz, composer, dies at 59

Death
1935

A J Foyt, Houston, auto race driver (Indy 500 1961, 64, 67, 77)

Birth
1936

Spanish socialists/communists/anarchists form Unidad Popular

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