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 This day in History - July 16
387 Historic Events for July 16
1915

Edward Miller, Master (Fitzwilliam College Cambridge)

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1915

Baroness Llewelyn-Davies of Hastoe, deputy speaker (House of Lords)

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1916

Victor Alexander Haden Horsley, physician, dies

Death
1916

Harold Locke, archdeacon of Loughborough

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1916

Ludwig P Scharwenka, German composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70

Death
1916

Ilja [Elias] Metsjnikov, Russ bacteriologist (Nobel 1908), dies

Death
1917

Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70

Death
1917

William Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life)

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1919

Charles Graham, lord-lt of Cumbria UK

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1920

Anwar Hussain, cricketer (four Tests for Pakistan v India 1952-53)

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1920

Ruth sets season home run record with 30 en route to 54

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1920

Gen Amos Fries appointed 1st US army chemical warfare chief

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1920

China joins the League of Nations

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1920

15th Davis Cup: USA beats Australasia in Auckland (5-0)

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1921

Trevor Williams, scientific consultant

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1921

Bernard Rogers, supreme Allied commander Europe

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1923

Reginald Prentice, British government minister

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1923

Louis M A Couperus, poet/writer (Books of Small Soles), dies at 60

Death
1924

NY Giants George Kelly is 1st to hit HRs in 6 cons games

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1924

Conference over German recovery payments begins in London

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1924

Bess Myerson, Bronx NY, 1st Jewish Miss America (1945)

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1925

Phillip Pine, Hartford Ct, actor (Set-Up, Under the Ground)

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1926

National Geographic takes 1st natural-color undersea photos

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1926

Jaspar govt asks authority to save Belgian franc

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1926

Brian Howard, deputy chairman (Marks and Spencer)

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