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 This day in History - August 16
378 Historic Events for August 16
1902

Georgette Heyer, England, novelist (Friday's Child)

Birth
1903

Tigers play a home game in Toledo Ohio, Yanks win 12-8

Event
1904

NYC begins building Grand Central Station

Event
1904

Wendell Stanley, biochemist, 1st to crystallize a virus (Nobel 1946)

Birth
1905

Mbunga-rebellion occupy German post Ifakara East-Africa

Event
1906

-17] 8.6 earthquake destroys Valparaiso Chile, fire kills 20,000

Event
1906

Franz Josef II, prince of Liechtenstein (1938-89)

Birth
1907

Abd al-Hafid proclaims himself sultan of Morocco

Event
1907

Mae Clarke, [Klotz], Phila, actress (Frankenstein, Waterloo Bridge)

Birth
1907

Alexander Uriah Boskovich, composer

Birth
1909

Paul Smith Callaway, composer

Birth
1910

Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer, dies at 69

Death
1910

Mae Clarke, Phila, actress (Frankenstein, Nana, Parole Girl)[or 1907]

Birth
1911

Karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68

Death
1912

Marga AM Klomp‚, 1st Netherland woman elected minister

Birth
1912

Ted Drake, soccer star

Birth
1913

Menachem Begin, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978)

Birth
1914

Zapata and Pancho Villa over run Mexico

Event
1914

Tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948)

Birth
1914

German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught

Event
1915

KC's Alex Main no-hits Buffalo (Federal League), 5-0

Event
1915

Al Hibbler, singer (Unchained Melody)

Birth
1917

Roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve)

Birth
1918

US troops overthrows Archangelsk

Event
1920

Charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)

Birth