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 This day in History - August 16
378 Historic Events for August 16
1973

Veda Ann Borg, actress (Kid Galahad), dies at 54

Death
1973

Selman A Waksman, Russian/US microbiology (Nobel 1952), dies at 85

Death
1974

Bryan Chiu, CFL defensive tackle (Montreal Alouettes)

Birth
1974

Krizstina Egerszegi, Hungarian backstroke swimmer (100/200m WR)

Birth
1974

Karl E Mundt, (Rep/Sen), dies

Death
1974

Ryan Longwell, NFL kicker (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)

Birth
1974

Ramones concert debut (NY's CBGBs)

Event
1974

Roger Cedeno, Valencia Edo Venezuela, outfielder (LA Dodgers)

Birth
1975

Peter Gabriel quits Genesis

Event
1975

"Rodgers and Hart" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 108 perfs

Event
1975

Felicia Zimmermann, Rochester NY, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)

Birth
1976

58th PGA Championship: Dave Stockton shoots a 281 at Congressional MD

Event
1976

St Louis Cards beat San Diego Chargers 20-10 in Tokyo (NFL expo)

Event
1976

Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien), dies at 83

Death
1977

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1977

Yanks blow 9-4 lead in 9th but beat Chicago 11-10 in bottom of 9th

Event
1977

Elvis Presley, rocker, dies of heart ailment/drugs at Graceland at 42

Death
1978

Alidius WL Tjarda van Stachouwer, gov-gen of Neth Indies, dies at 90

Death
1980

Jools Holland quits Squeeze

Event
1980

Cozy Powell quits Rainbow

Event
1980

Bill Ward quits Black Sabbath

Event
1981

Mary Terstegge Meagher swims world record 100m butterfly (57.93)

Event
1981

Highest score in World Cup soccor match (New Zealand-13, Fiji-0)

Event
1981

Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic

Event
1983

Paul Simon weds Carrie Fisher

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