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 This day in History - May 16
458 Historic Events for May 16
1938

38 die in Terminal Hotel fire (Atlanta Ga)

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1938

1st animal breeding society forms (NJ)

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1938

In cricket Bradman scores 278 Aust v MCC, 349 mins, 35 fours 1 six

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1938

Stephen Fairbairn, oarsman/coach, dies

Death
1938

Stuart Bell, MP

Birth
1939

1st AL night game, Phila Shribe Park (Indians 8, Athletics 3 in 10)

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1939

Food stamps are 1st issued

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1940

Nazi's forbid non-professional auto workers

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1940

Gareth Roberts, chancellor (Sheffield University)

Birth
1940

Premier Winston Churchill returns to London from Paris

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1940

Bernardo Bertolucci, Parma Italy, director (1900, Last Emperor)

Birth
1941

Last great German air attack on Great Britain (Birmingham)

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1941

Maurice Henry Weddington, composer

Birth
1941

1st US/radio performance of Bennett's "Symphony in D for the Dodgers"

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1941

Italian army under Aosta surrenders to Britain at Amba Alagi Ethiopia

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1941

Nazis forbid Dutch Organization of Actors (NOT)

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1941

Germans made their last major air attack on Britain

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1941

John McWilliams, MP

Birth
1942

1st transport of British/Dutch prisoners to South Burma

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1942

Bronislaw Kasper Malinowski, anthropologist, dies

Death
1943

Dan Coats, (Rep-R-IN, 1981- )

Birth
1943

Jon Jost, director (All the Vermeers in NY)

Birth
1943

-17th] RAF bombs M”hne and Eder (Battle of Ruhr)

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1943

Jewish resistance in the Warsaw ghetto ends after 30 days of fighting

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1943

German troops destroy synagogue of Warsaw

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