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 This day in History - May 16
458 Historic Events for May 16
1908

Mohammed Roem, Indonesian foreign minister (Linggadjati)

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1909

Charles Wislon, principal (Glasgow University)

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1910

US Bureau of Mines forms

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1910

Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53

Death
1911

Zeppelin "Deutscheland" wrecked at Dusseldorf

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1911

Margaret Sullavan, Norfolk Va, actress (Back Street)

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1911

Olaff J de Landell, [JB Wemmerslager van Sparwoude], writer

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1911

Remains of a neanderthal man found in Jersey UK

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1912

Studs Terkel, NYC, author/host (Stud's Place, Working)

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1913

Woody Herman, jazz clarinetist/bandleader/composer (Thundering Herds)

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1914

Ewing Field, near Masonic Street, opens

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1914

American Horseshoe Pitchers Assn organizes in Kansas City

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1916

Adriana Caselotti, cartoon voice

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1916

Bernard Braden, broadcaster/actor (All Night Lone, Full Treatment)

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1916

Ephraim Katzir, biophysicist/president (Israel)

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1916

41st Preakness: Linus McAtee aboard Damrosch wins in 1:54.8

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1916

Irene Elizabeth Beatrice Ighodaro, doctor/social reformer

Birth
1917

Geraint Jones, conductor/organist

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1917

George Gaynes, Helsinki Finland, actor (Henry-Punky Brewster)

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1918

Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert

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1918

Juan Rulfo, Mexican writer (Pedro P ramo)

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1918

Kevin Skelton, Bishop (Lichfield)

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1918

Eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64

Death
1919

[Wladziu Valentino] Liberace, West Allis Wisconsin, pianist

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1919

Richard Mason, author

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