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 This day in History - August 16
378 Historic Events for August 16
1991

Pres Bush declares recession is near an end

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1991

Robert DiMatte Jr, stage director/actor, dies at 43

Death
1991

Shamu the Whale, dies of respiratory failure at 16

Death
1991

Stuart Karl, CEO (Karl Home Video), dies at 38 of skin cancer

Death
1991

Frederic Mar‚s, Spanish sculptor, dies

Death
1992

20th du Maurier Golf Classic: Sherri Steinhaur

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1992

Mark Heard, Christian musician, dies at 41 of a heart attack

Death
1992

Moses Kiptanui runs world record 3k (7:28.96)

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1992

74th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 278 at Bellerive St Louis

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1993

Joseph Towers, US pilot, dies

Death
1993

Irene Sharaff, US costume designer (Cleopatra, Can-can), dies at 83

Death
1993

Tom Fuccella, actor (Paul-One Life to Live), dies of AIDs at 56

Death
1993

Stewart Granger, actor (Scaramouche), dies of cancer at 80

Death
1994

Earnest Pawel, Polish/US author (Nightmare of Reason), dies at 74

Death
1994

Frits de Knight, photographer, dies of AIDS at 40

Death
1994

Henry Geldzahler, US critic, dies

Death
1994

John Doucette, actor (Fighting Mad, Gang War), dies of cancer at 73

Death
1994

Shauna Gambill, 17, of California, crowned 12th Miss Teen USA

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1994

Chandrika Kumaratungo's party wins Sri Lanka elections

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1995

Robert "Robby" Debarge, randB Musician, dies at 36

Death
1995

John Priestly McCartjy, detroit DJ, dies at 62

Death
1995

John Cameron Swayze, news anchor (NBC), dies at 89

Death
1996

Eric Cullen, actor (Huntington Tower), dies at 31

Death
1996

Robert Lynn, anarchist, dies at 72

Death
1997

For only 2nd time Stanley Cup leaves North America (heads to Russia)

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