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 This day in History - September 16
434 Historic Events for September 16
1932

Anne Francis, Ossining NY, actress (Honey West, Pancho Villa)

Birth
1933

George Chakiris, Norwood Ohio, actor (West Side Story)

Birth
1933

Jim Gilbert, artist

Birth
1934

Elgin Baylor, NBA star (1958-59 Rookie of Year-Lakers)

Birth
1934

Eva Clayton, (Rep-D-North Carolina)

Birth
1935

Carl Andre, US sculptor (minimal/conceptual art)

Birth
1936

Irving Thalberg, US producer (MGM), dies

Death
1936

Karl Buresch, Austrian politician, dies

Death
1936

Frits Niessen, Dutch MP (PvdA)

Birth
1937

Vincent J Naimoli, Paterson NJ, owner (SF Giants)

Birth
1937

Andrew J[efferson V] Offutt, US, sci-fi author (Undying Wizard)

Birth
1937

Aleksandr Medved, USSR, super heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1964 68, 72)

Birth
1938

George E T Eyston sets world auto speed record at 357.5 MPH

Event
1939

NY Yankees clinch their 11th and 4th successive pennant

Event
1939

53rd US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (60 810 64)

Event
1939

59th US Mens Tennis: Robert L Riggs beats S Welby van Horn (64 62 64)

Event
1940

St Louis Browns Johnny Lucadello is 2nd to HR from each side of plate

Event
1940

Samuel T Rayburn of Tx elected speaker of House

Event
1940

Luftwaffe attacks center of London

Event
1940

Leo Durocher suspended from Ebbetts Field for "inciting a riot"

Event
1940

FDR signs Selective Training and Service Act (1st peacetime draft)

Event
1940

Dutch SS forms

Event
1941

Joe Butler, Glen Cove NY, rock vocalist/drummer (Lovin' Spoonful)

Birth
1941

Tommy Carberry, jockey

Birth
1941

Jim McBride, NYC, director/actor (Hot Times, Breathless, Big Easy)

Birth