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 This day in History - February 16
420 Historic Events for February 16
1905

Lord Franks, British ambassador (to US)

Birth
1905

Jose Munoz Molleda, composer

Birth
1906

Vera Menchik, Moscow, 1st official women's world chess champ (1927)

Birth
1906

Jeffrey Lynn, actor (Tony Rome, Butterfield 8, Up Front)

Birth
1907

Angh‚los Terzakis, Greece, writer (Without God)

Birth
1907

Giosu‚ Carducci, poet (Nobel 1906), dies

Death
1907

Fernando Previtali, composer

Birth
1907

Henri van Albada, Belgian sculptor (Charles V)

Birth
1909

Serbia mobilizes against Austria-Hungary

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1909

1st subway car with side doors goes into service (NYC)

Event
1909

Hugh Beaumont, Lawrence Ks, actor (Ward Cleaver-Leave it to Beaver)

Birth
1909

Jeffrey Lynn, Auburn Mass, actor (My Son Jeep, Roaring Twenties)

Birth
1910

Miguel Bernal Jiminez, composer

Birth
1910

Albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75

Death
1910

Michael Milne-Watson, CEO (BUPA)

Birth
1911

Hal Porter, Australia, writer (Tilted Cross, Paper Chase)

Birth
1912

VSV soccer team forms in Ijmuiden

Event
1912

Edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies

Death
1912

Maitland Mackie, Lord Lt (Aberdeenshire)

Birth
1912

Machito "Frank Grillo", Florida, bandleader (created salsa music)

Birth
1912

Del Sharbutt, Cleburne Tx, TV announcer (Your Hit Parade)

Birth
1912

Bob Tadema Sporry, Dutch (female) author

Birth
1912

Arthur Crook, British editor (Times Literary Supplement)

Birth
1913

President Taft agrees not to intervene in Mexico

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1914

1st airplane flight (LA to SF)

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