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 This day in History - January 16
361 Historic Events for January 16
1936

1st photo finish camera installed at Hialeah Race track in Hialeah Fla

Event
1936

Michael White, theater/film producer (From Russia With Love)

Birth
1936

Screen Actors Guild incorporates with King Vidor as president

Event
1937

Bob Bogle, Portland, rock bassist/guitarist (Ventures-Batman Theme)

Birth
1937

Conny Vandenbos, Dutch singer (My rose, my little rose)

Birth
1938

Michael Pataki, Youngstown Ohio, actor (Get Christie Love)

Birth
1938

Benny Goodman refuses to play Carnegie Hall when black members of his band were barred from performing

Event
1939

Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed

Death
1939

Cliff Thorburn, English snookers player

Birth
1939

Comic strip "Superman" debuts

Event
1941

T˜men G J "Tim" Beekman, actor (Nosferatu)

Birth
1941

Christine Janes, tennis player

Birth
1941

Richard Bohringer, Paris France, actor (Diva, I Married a Shadow)

Birth
1941

US vice admiral Bellinger warns of an assault on Pearl Harbor

Event
1941

War Dept forms 1st Army Air Corps squadron for black cadets

Event
1942

Bill Francis Mobile Al, rocker (Dr Hook)

Birth
1942

Barbara Lynn, [Ozen], US singer (You'll Lose a Good Thing), dies

Death
1942

Tony P Hall, (Rep-D-OH, 1979- )

Birth
1942

Carole Lombard, actress, (Bolero), and mom killed in plane crash at 32

Death
1942

William Francis, rocker

Birth
1942

William Knudsen becomes 1st civilian appointed a general in US army

Event
1942

Barbara Lynn, rocker

Birth
1943

German 2nd SS-Pantzer division evacuates Charkow

Event
1943

1st US air raid on Ambon

Event
1943

Red Army recaptures Pitomnik airport at Stalingrad

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