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 This day in History - February 16
420 Historic Events for February 16
1925

John Schlesinger, London England, director (Midnight Cowboy, Darling)

Birth
1926

Jack Levy, mechanical engineer

Birth
1926

Vera-Ellen, [Westmeyr Rohe], Cincinnati, actress/dancer (Wonder Man)

Birth
1926

John Schlesinger, film director, (Midnight Cowboy)

Birth
1926

Suzanne Lenglen defeats Helen Wills in Tennis at Cannes France

Event
1927

No‰l Coward's "Marquise," premieres in London

Event
1927

US restores diplomatic relations with Turkey

Event
1929

Peter NF Porter, Australian/British author/poet (Chair of Babel)

Birth
1929

KID-AM in Idaho Falls ID begins radio transmissions

Event
1930

Ricou Browning, Florida, director/actor (Thunderball)

Birth
1930

Peggy King, Greensburg Pa, vocalist/actress (George Gobel Show)

Birth
1930

F G R Cuming, painter

Birth
1931

Dirk Sch„fer, Dutch pianist/composer (Klavier), dies at 57

Death
1931

A Kolleritsch, writer

Birth
1931

George E Sangmeister, (Rep-D-Illinois)

Birth
1931

Ken Takakura, [Goichi Oda], Kita Japan, actor (Story of Antarctic)

Birth
1931

Gamini Goonesena, cricket leg-spinner (all-rounder for Ceylon, Notts)

Birth
1931

Extreme right wing Svinhufvud becomes president of Finland

Event
1932

A Appelfeld, writer

Birth
1932

Gretchen Wyler, Bartlesville Okla, actress (Silk Stockings)

Birth
1932

Nand Baert, Belgian radio/TV-host

Birth
1932

Otis Blackwell, composer/singer

Birth
1932

1st patent issued for a tree, to James Markham for a peach tree

Event
1933

Archie Jackson, cricketer (of TB, Aus bat too briefly Avg 47.4), dies

Death
1933

Catholic newspaper Germania warns against nazis/communists

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