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 This day in History - March 16
355 Historic Events for March 16
1876

Nelly Saunders and Rose Harland fight 1st female boxing match (NY)

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1876

Charles Halton, Wash DC, actor (Dr Cyclops, Tugboat Annie Sails Again)

Birth
1877

Charles Bannerman completes 1st Test cricket century, 165 v Eng

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1878

Henry B Walthall, Shelby City AL, actor (Birth of a Nation, Klondike)

Birth
1878

Clemens A Graaf von Galen, cardinal/bishop of Munster/anti-nazi

Birth
1878

William Banting, English undertaker, dies

Death
1878

Reza Sjah Pahlawi, [Reza Chan], shah of Iran

Birth
1881

Barnum and Bailey Circus debuts

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1881

Modest P Mussorgsky, Russian composer (Boris Godunov), dies at 42

Death
1882

US Senate ratifies treaty establishing the Red Cross

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1882

Charles R Darwin, English naturalist (Origin of species), dies at 73

Death
1884

Harrison Ford, Kansas City MO, silent screen actor (Rubber Tires)

Birth
1885

Giacomo Benvenuti, composer

Birth
1885

Sydney Chaplin, S Afr, actor (Limelight)

Birth
1887

Emanuel Kania, composer, dies at 59

Death
1892

C‚sar Vallejo, Peruvian/French poet (Los Heraldos Negros)

Birth
1892

Harrison Ford, actor (Vanity Fair, Love In High Gear)

Birth
1893

Isobel Elsom, actress (My Fair Lady, Love From a Stranger)

Birth
1894

Jules Massenet's opera "Tha‹s," premieres in Paris

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1896

Premiere of Mahler's "Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen"

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1896

Conrad Nagel, Keokuk Iowa, actor (Celebrity Time)

Birth
1897

Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Devil's Foot" (BG)

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1898

Aubrey (Vincent) Beardsley, English illustrator (Salome), dies at 23

Death
1900

Chicago, KC, Minn, Milwaukee, Indianapolis, Detroit, Cleve and Buffalo

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1900

AL meets in Chicago, Ban Johnson announces that an AL team will be in

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