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October 16th, 2007 (October 16 2007)DeathDeborah Kerr, Scottish actress (born in 1921)
October 16th, 2007 (October 16 2007)DeathTose Proeski, Macedonian music star (born in 1981)
October 16th, 2007 (October 16 2007)DeathBarbara West, Second to last living Titanic survivor.
October 16th, 2006 (October 16 2006)DeathValentin Paniagua Corazao, Ex President of Peru (born in 1936)
October 16th, 2006 (October 16 2006)DeathRoss Davidson, British actor (born in 1949)
October 16th, 2006 (October 16 2006)DeathTommy Johnson, American tubist (born in 1935)
October 16th, 2006 (October 16 2006)DeathLister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (born in 1921)
October 16th, 2005 (October 16 2005)Death"Len" Dresslar, American singer and voice actor (born in 1925)
October 16th, 2005 (October 16 2005)DeathEugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (born in 1933)Lee Child Quotes
October 16th, 2005 (October 16 2005)DeathDavid Reilly, American singer (God Lives Underwater) (born in 1971)
October 16th, 2004 (October 16 2004)DeathPierre Salinger, John F. Kennedy s White House Press Secretary (born in 1925)John F. Kennedy Quotes
October 16th, 2003 (October 16 2003)DeathAvni Arbas, Turkish artist (born in 1919)
October 16th, 2003 (October 16 2003)DeathStu Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (born in 1915)
October 16th, 2003 (October 16 2003)DeathLaszlo Papp, Hungarian boxer (born in 1926)
October 16th, 2002 (October 16 2002)EventBibliotheca Alexandrina in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, a commemoration of the Library of Alexandria that was lost in antiquity, is officially inaugurated.
October 16th, 2002 (October 16 2002)DeathAngela Dawson, American murder victim
October 16th, 2000 (October 16 2000)DeathMel Carnahan, American politician (born in 1934)
October 16th, 1999 (October 16 1999)DeathJean Shepherd, American writer and actor (born in 1921)
October 16th, 1998 (October 16 1998)EventFormer Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet is arrested in London on a warrant from Spain requesting his extradition on murder charges.
October 16th, 1998 (October 16 1998)DeathJon Postel, American Internet pioneer (born in 1943)Jon Postel Quotes
October 16th, 1997 (October 16 1997)DeathJames Michener, American writer (born in 1907)James Michener Quotes
October 16th, 1997 (October 16 1997)DeathAudra Lindley, American actress (born in 1918)
October 16th, 1996 (October 16 1996)EventEighty-four people are killed and more than 180 injured as 47,000 football fans attempt to squeeze into the 36,000-seat Estadio Mateo Flores in Guatemala City.
October 16th, 1996 (October 16 1996)DeathEric Malpass, English novelist (born in 1910)
October 16th, 1996 (October 16 1996)DeathJason Bernard, American actor (born in 1938)
October 16th, 1995 (October 16 1995)EventThe Million Man March occurs in Washington, DC.
October 16th, 1994 (October 16 1994)DeathRaul Julia, Puerto Rican actor (born in 1940)
October 16th, 1993 (October 16 1993)EventAnti-Nazi riot breaks out in Welling in Kent, after police stop protesters approaching British National Party headquarters
October 16th, 1992 (October 16 1992)DeathAlvin Schwartz
October 16th, 1992 (October 16 1992)DeathShirley Booth, American actress (born in 1898)
October 16th, 1991 (October 16 1991)EventLuby s massacre: George Hennard runs amok in Killeen, Texas, killing 23 and wounding 20 in Luby s Cafeteria.
October 16th, 1991 (October 16 1991)EventJharkhand Chhatra Yuva Morcha is founded at a conference in Ranchi, India.
October 16th, 1990 (October 16 1990)DeathJorge Bolet, Cuban-American classical pianist (born in 1914)
October 16th, 1990 (October 16 1990)DeathArt Blakey, American jazz drummer (born in 1919)Art Blakey Quotes
October 16th, 1989 (October 16 1989)DeathCornel Wilde, American actor (born in 1915)
October 16th, 1988 (October 16 1988)BirthZoltan Stieber, Hungarian footballer
October 16th, 1987 (October 16 1987)EventGreat Storm of 1987: hurricane force winds to hit much of the South of England killing 23 people.
October 16th, 1986 (October 16 1986)DeathArthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist (born in 1921)
October 16th, 1985 (October 16 1985)BirthCasey Stoner, Australian motorcycle racer and 2007 MotoGP World Champion
October 16th, 1984 (October 16 1984)EventDesmond Tutu is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.Desmond Tutu Quotes
October 16th, 1984 (October 16 1984)BirthTrevor Blumas, Canadian actor
October 16th, 1984 (October 16 1984)BirthMelissa Lauren, French pornographic actress
October 16th, 1984 (October 16 1984)BirthShayne Ward, UK singer, winner of The X Factor, series 2005
October 16th, 1983 (October 16 1983)DeathJakov Gotovac, Croatian composer (born in 1895)
October 16th, 1983 (October 16 1983)DeathKelso, American racehorse (born in 1957)
October 16th, 1982 (October 16 1982)BirthVincy Chan, Hong Kong singer
October 16th, 1982 (October 16 1982)BirthFrederic Michalak, French rugby player
October 16th, 1982 (October 16 1982)DeathMario del Monaco, Italian tenor (born in 1915)
October 16th, 1981 (October 16 1981)BirthCaterina Scorsone, Canadian actress
October 16th, 1981 (October 16 1981)BirthAnthony Reyes, starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals
October 16th, 1981 (October 16 1981)BirthMartin Halle, Danish footballer
October 16th, 1981 (October 16 1981)DeathMoshe Dayan, Israeli general (born in 1915)Moshe Dayan Quotes
October 16th, 1980 (October 16 1980)BirthSue Bird, American basketball player
October 16th, 1980 (October 16 1980)BirthJeremy Jackson, American actor
October 16th, 1980 (October 16 1980)BirthTimana Tahu, Australian Rugby League player
October 16th, 1979 (October 16 1979)BirthErin Brown, American B-movie actress, model, filmmaker, former softcore erotic actress, and musician
October 16th, 1979 (October 16 1979)DeathJohan Borgen, Norwegian author (born in 1903)
October 16th, 1978 (October 16 1978)EventPope John Paul II is elected in Rome.
October 16th, 1978 (October 16 1978)BirthEthan Luck, American musician (The O.C. Supertones, Demon Hunter, Relient K)
October 16th, 1978 (October 16 1978)DeathDan Dailey, American actor (born in 1913)
October 16th, 1977 (October 16 1977)BirthJohn Mayer, American musician
October 16th, 1976 (October 16 1976)BirthRyan Fitzgerald, Australian football (AFL) player and media personality
October 16th, 1975 (October 16 1975)EventThe Balibo Five, a group of Australian television journalists based in the town of Balibo in the then Portuguese Timor (now East Timor), are killed by Indonesian troops.
October 16th, 1975 (October 16 1975)BirthKellie Martin, American actress
October 16th, 1975 (October 16 1975)BirthBrynjar Gunnarsson, Icelandic footballer
October 16th, 1975 (October 16 1975)BirthJacques Kallis, South African cricketer
October 16th, 1974 (October 16 1974)BirthPaul Kariya, Canadian hockey player
October 16th, 1974 (October 16 1974)BirthDeo Grech, Maltese television presenter, songwriter
October 16th, 1974 (October 16 1974)DeathChembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, noted Carnatic musician (born in 1895)
October 16th, 1973 (October 16 1973)EventHenry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.Henry Kissinger Quotes
October 16th, 1973 (October 16 1973)BirthPeter Polaco, American professional wrestler
October 16th, 1973 (October 16 1973)BirthDavid Unsworth, English professional footballer
October 16th, 1973 (October 16 1973)DeathGene Krupa, American jazz drummer (born in 1909)
October 16th, 1972 (October 16 1972)BirthTomas Lindberg, Swedish musician (At the Gates)
October 16th, 1972 (October 16 1972)BirthDarius Kasparaitis, National Hockey League player
October 16th, 1972 (October 16 1972)BirthKordell Stewart, American football player
October 16th, 1972 (October 16 1972)DeathHale Boggs, U.S. Congressman from Louisiana (born in 1914)
October 16th, 1972 (October 16 1972)DeathLeo G. Carroll, English actor (born in 1892)
October 16th, 1971 (October 16 1971)BirthChad Gray, American singer
October 16th, 1970 (October 16 1970)EventCanadaIn response to the October Crisis terrorist kidnapping, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau invokes the War Measures Act.Pierre Trudeau Quotes
October 16th, 1970 (October 16 1970)BirthMehmet Scholl, German footballer
October 16th, 1970 (October 16 1970)BirthKazuyuki Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial arts fighter Martial Quotes
October 16th, 1969 (October 16 1969)BirthRoy Hargrove, American jazz trumpeter
October 16th, 1969 (October 16 1969)BirthTerri J. Vaughn, American actress
October 16th, 1969 (October 16 1969)BirthWendy Wilson, American pop singer (Wilson Phillips)
October 16th, 1968 (October 16 1968)EventUnited States athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos are kicked out of the USA s team for performing a Black Power salute during a medal ceremony.
October 16th, 1968 (October 16 1968)EventKingston, Jamaica is rocked by the Rodney Riots, inspired by the barring of Walter Rodney from the country.
October 16th, 1968 (October 16 1968)BirthRandall Batinkoff, American actor
October 16th, 1968 (October 16 1968)BirthElsa Zylberstein, French actress
October 16th, 1968 (October 16 1968)DeathEllis Kinder, baseball player (born in 1914)
October 16th, 1967 (October 16 1967)BirthDavina McCall, British television presenter
October 16th, 1966 (October 16 1966)DeathGeorge O Hara, American actor (born in 1899)
October 16th, 1965 (October 16 1965)BirthSteve Lamacq, British journalist and disc jockey
October 16th, 1964 (October 16 1964)EventPeople s Republic of China detonates its first nuclear weapon; Soviet leaders Leonid Brezhnev and Aleksey Kosygin are inaugurated as General Secreaty of the CPSU and Premier, respectively.Leonid Brezhnev Quotes
October 16th, 1962 (October 16 1962)EventCuban Missile Crisis between the United States and Cuba began.
October 16th, 1962 (October 16 1962)BirthFlea, Australian musician (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
October 16th, 1962 (October 16 1962)BirthManute Bol, Sudanese-born basketball player for the NBA
October 16th, 1962 (October 16 1962)BirthDmitri Hvorostovsky, Russian baritone
October 16th, 1962 (October 16 1962)DeathGaston Bachelard, French philosopher and poet (born in 1884)Gaston Bachelard Quotes
October 16th, 1961 (October 16 1961)BirthRandy Vasquez, American actor
October 16th, 1961 (October 16 1961)BirthMarc Levy, French novelist
October 16th, 1960 (October 16 1960)BirthBob Mould, American musician
October 16th, 1959 (October 16 1959)BirthGary Kemp, British musician and actor
October 16th, 1959 (October 16 1959)BirthErkki-Sven Tuur, Estonian composer
October 16th, 1959 (October 16 1959)BirthBrian Harper, baseball player
October 16th, 1959 (October 16 1959)DeathGeorge Marshall, United States Secretary of State, Nobel laureate (born in 1880)
October 16th, 1958 (October 16 1958)BirthTim Robbins, American actor, director, and writer
October 16th, 1958 (October 16 1958)BirthEleftheria Arvanitaki, Greek singer
October 16th, 1956 (October 16 1956)BirthJohnny Chavis, American football coach
October 16th, 1956 (October 16 1956)DeathJules Rimet, president of FIFA (born in 1873)
October 16th, 1954 (October 16 1954)BirthStephen Mellor, American actor
October 16th, 1953 (October 16 1953)BirthPaulo Roberto Falcao, Brazilian footballerCao Cao Quotes
October 16th, 1953 (October 16 1953)BirthTony Carey, American-born rock keyboardist, producer (Rainbow, Planet P Project)
October 16th, 1952 (October 16 1952)BirthBoogie Mosson, American musician (P Funk)
October 16th, 1952 (October 16 1952)BirthRon Taylor, American actor (died in 2002)
October 16th, 1951 (October 16 1951)EventThe first Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, is assassinated in Rawalpindi.
October 16th, 1949 (October 16 1949)EventNikolaos Zachariadis, leader of the Communist Party of Greece, announces a "temporary cease-fire", effectively ending the Greek Civil War.
October 16th, 1949 (October 16 1949)EventThe diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and German Democratic Republic were established.
October 16th, 1948 (October 16 1948)BirthLeo Mazzone, American baseball coach
October 16th, 1948 (October 16 1948)BirthHema Malini, Indian Actress
October 16th, 1947 (October 16 1947)BirthTerry Griffiths, Welsh snooker player
October 16th, 1947 (October 16 1947)BirthBob Weir, American musician (Grateful Dead)
October 16th, 1947 (October 16 1947)BirthDavid Zucker, American film director
October 16th, 1946 (October 16 1946)EventTen war criminals of the Second World War, condemned in the Nuremberg trials are hanged.
October 16th, 1946 (October 16 1946)BirthSuzanne Somers, American actress
October 16th, 1945 (October 16 1945)EventThe Food and Agriculture Organization was founded in Quebec City, Canada.
October 16th, 1943 (October 16 1943)BirthFred Turner, Canadian bass player (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
October 16th, 1941 (October 16 1941)BirthTim McCarver, baseball player and commentator
October 16th, 1940 (October 16 1940)EventBenjamin O. Davis Sr. named first African American general in the United States Army.
October 16th, 1940 (October 16 1940)EventWarsaw Ghetto established.
October 16th, 1940 (October 16 1940)BirthBarry Corbin, American actor
October 16th, 1940 (October 16 1940)BirthDave DeBusschere, American basketball player (died in 2003)
October 16th, 1939 (October 16 1939)EventWorld War II: First attack on British territory by German Luftwaffe.
October 16th, 1938 (October 16 1938)BirthNico (born Christa Paffgen; singer-songwriter, fashion model, actress) (died in 1988)
October 16th, 1938 (October 16 1938)BirthCarl Gunter Jr, Louisiana State Representative (died in 1999)
October 16th, 1937 (October 16 1937)BirthTom Monaghan, founder of Dominos pizza
October 16th, 1937 (October 16 1937)DeathJean de Brunhoff, French writer (born in 1899)
October 16th, 1936 (October 16 1936)BirthAndrei Chikatilo, Russian serial killer (died in 1994)
October 16th, 1936 (October 16 1936)BirthAkira Machida, Japanese judge
October 16th, 1936 (October 16 1936)BirthPeter Bowles, English actor
October 16th, 1934 (October 16 1934)EventChinese Communists begin the Long March; it ended a year and four days later, by which time Mao Zedong had regained his title as party chairman. Mao Zedong Quotes
October 16th, 1934 (October 16 1934)BirthPeter Ashdown, British racing driver
October 16th, 1932 (October 16 1932)BirthJohn Grant, British politician (died in 2000)
October 16th, 1932 (October 16 1932)BirthHenry Lewis, American musician and conductor (died in 1996)
October 16th, 1931 (October 16 1931)BirthCharles Colson, American Watergate conspiratorCharles Colson Quotes
October 16th, 1931 (October 16 1931)BirthRosa Rosal, Filipino actress and humanitarian
October 16th, 1930 (October 16 1930)BirthCarmen Sevilla, Spanish actress
October 16th, 1929 (October 16 1929)BirthFernanda Montenegro, Brazilian actress
October 16th, 1928 (October 16 1928)BirthMary Daly, American feminist
October 16th, 1928 (October 16 1928)BirthAnn Morgan Guilbert, American actress
October 16th, 1927 (October 16 1927)BirthGunter Grass, German writer, Nobel Prize laureateGunter Grass Quotes
October 16th, 1925 (October 16 1925)BirthAngela Lansbury, English-born actress
October 16th, 1923 (October 16 1923)EventThe Walt Disney Company is founded by Walt Disney and his brother, Roy Disney.Walt Disney Quotes
October 16th, 1923 (October 16 1923)BirthBert Kaempfert, German orchestra leader and songwriter (died in 1980)
October 16th, 1923 (October 16 1923)BirthLinda Darnell, American film actress (died in 1965)
October 16th, 1922 (October 16 1922)BirthMax Bygraves, English singer/songwriter
October 16th, 1922 (October 16 1922)BirthLeon Sullivan, American civil rights leader and pastor (died in 2001)
October 16th, 1919 (October 16 1919)BirthKathleen Winsor, American writer (died in 2003)
October 16th, 1918 (October 16 1918)BirthLouis Althusser, French Marxist philosopher (died in 1990) Philo Quotes
October 16th, 1917 (October 16 1917)BirthAlice Pearce, American actress (died in 1966)
October 16th, 1916 (October 16 1916)EventMargaret Sanger founds Planned Parenthood by opening the first U.S. birth control clinic.Margaret Sanger Quotes
October 16th, 1914 (October 16 1914)BirthMohammed Zahir Shah, King of Afghanistan (died in 2007)
October 16th, 1909 (October 16 1909)DeathJakub Bart-Cisinski, Sorbian writer (born in 1856)
October 16th, 1908 (October 16 1908)BirthEnver Hoxha, Albanian dictator (died in 1985)
October 16th, 1906 (October 16 1906)EventThe Captain of Kopenick fools the city hall of Kopenick and several soldiers by impersonating a Prussian officer.
October 16th, 1906 (October 16 1906)BirthLeon Klimovsky, Argentine film director (died in 1996)
October 16th, 1905 (October 16 1905)EventThe Partition of Bengal (India) occurred.
October 16th, 1903 (October 16 1903)BirthCecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (died in 2003)
October 16th, 1900 (October 16 1900)BirthEdward Ardizzone, artist and illustrator (died in 1979)
October 16th, 1900 (October 16 1900)BirthPrimo Conti, Italian painter (died in 1988)
October 16th, 1898 (October 16 1898)BirthWilliam O. Douglas, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (died in 1980)William O. Douglas Quotes
October 16th, 1897 (October 16 1897)BirthLouis de Cazenave, France s oldest living man
October 16th, 1893 (October 16 1893)DeathPatrice MacMahon, duc de Magenta, President of France (born in 1808)
October 16th, 1890 (October 16 1890)BirthMichael Collins, Irish patriot (died in 1922)Michael Collins Quotes
October 16th, 1890 (October 16 1890)BirthMaria Goretti, Italian saint (died in 1902)
October 16th, 1890 (October 16 1890)BirthPaul Strand, American photographer (died in 1975)
October 16th, 1888 (October 16 1888)BirthEugene O Neill, American writer, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1953)
October 16th, 1888 (October 16 1888)BirthPaul Popenoe, American activist (died in 1979)
October 16th, 1888 (October 16 1888)DeathJohn Wentworth, Mayor of Chicago (born in 1815)
October 16th, 1886 (October 16 1886)BirthDavid Ben-Gurion, first Prime Minister of Israel (died in 1973)
October 16th, 1884 (October 16 1884)BirthRembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (died in 1916)
October 16th, 1883 (October 16 1883)BirthVasiliki Maliaros, Greek actress (died in 1973)
October 16th, 1882 (October 16 1882)EventThe Nickel Plate Railroad opens for business.
October 16th, 1878 (October 16 1878)BirthMaxey Long, American athlete (died in 1959)
October 16th, 1877 (October 16 1877)DeathTheodore Barriere, French dramatist (born in 1823)
October 16th, 1875 (October 16 1875)EventBrigham Young University is founded in Provo, Utah.
October 16th, 1869 (October 16 1869)EventCardiff Giant, one of the most famous American hoaxes, is discovered.
October 16th, 1869 (October 16 1869)EventEngland s first residential college for women, Girton College, Cambridge, is founded.
October 16th, 1865 (October 16 1865)DeathAndres Bello, Venezuelan poet, lawmaker, philosopher, and sociologist (born in 1781) Philo Quotes
October 16th, 1863 (October 16 1863)BirthAusten Chamberlain, English statesman, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (died in 1937)
October 16th, 1861 (October 16 1861)BirthJ. B. Bury, Irish historian (died in 1927)
October 16th, 1859 (October 16 1859)EventJohn Brown leads raid on Harper s Ferry, West Virginia
October 16th, 1855 (October 16 1855)BirthSamedbey Mehmandarov, Russian general (died in 1931)
October 16th, 1854 (October 16 1854)BirthOscar Wilde, Irish writer (died in 1900)Oscar Wilde Quotes
October 16th, 1854 (October 16 1854)BirthKarl Kautsky, Marxist theoretician (died in 1938)Karl Marx Quotes
October 16th, 1843 (October 16 1843)EventSir William Rowan Hamilton comes up with the idea of quaternions, a non-commutative extension of complex numbers.
October 16th, 1841 (October 16 1841)EventQueen s University is founded in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
October 16th, 1841 (October 16 1841)BirthPrince Hirobumi Ito, Japanese governor of Korea (died in 1909)
October 16th, 1840 (October 16 1840)BirthKuroda Kiyotaka, Prime Minister of Japan (died in 1900)
October 16th, 1834 (October 16 1834)EventMuch of the ancient structures of the Palace of Westminster in London is burnt down.
October 16th, 1822 (October 16 1822)DeathEva Marie Veigel, Austrian ballet dancer (born in 1724)
October 16th, 1819 (October 16 1819)BirthAustin F. Pike, American politician from New Hampshire (died in 1886)
October 16th, 1815 (October 16 1815)BirthFrancis Lubbock, Governor of Texas (died in 1905)
October 16th, 1813 (October 16 1813)EventThe Sixth Coalition attacks Napoleon Bonaparte in the Battle of Leipzig.Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
October 16th, 1810 (October 16 1810)DeathNachman of Breslov, founder of Breslov Hasidut (born in 1772)
October 16th, 1806 (October 16 1806)BirthWilliam Pitt Fessenden, U.S. Secretary of Treasury (1864-65) (died in 1869)
October 16th, 1802 (October 16 1802)BirthIsaac Murphy, Governor of Arkansas (1864-68) (died in 1882)
October 16th, 1796 (October 16 1796)DeathVictor Amadeus III of Savoy (born in 1726)
October 16th, 1795 (October 16 1795)BirthWilliam Buell Sprague, American clergyman and author (died in 1876)
October 16th, 1793 (October 16 1793)EventMarie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI is guillotined at the height of the French Revolution. Marie Antoinette Quotes
October 16th, 1793 (October 16 1793)EventBattle of Wattignies.
October 16th, 1793 (October 16 1793)DeathMarie Antoinette, Queen of France (executed) (born in 1755) Marie Antoinette Quotes
October 16th, 1793 (October 16 1793)DeathJohn Hunter, eminent doctor and philosopher (born in 1728 Philo Quotes
October 16th, 1791 (October 16 1791)DeathGrigori Alexandrovich Potemkin, Russian general and statesman (born in 1739)
October 16th, 1789 (October 16 1789)BirthWilliam Burton, Governor of Delaware (1859-63) (died in 1866)
October 16th, 1781 (October 16 1781)EventGeorge Washington captures Yorktown, Virginia after the Siege of Yorktown.George Washington Quotes
October 16th, 1781 (October 16 1781)DeathEdward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, British naval officer (born in 1705)
October 16th, 1780 (October 16 1780)EventRoyalton, Vermont and Tunbridge, Vermont last major raid of the American Revolutionary War.
October 16th, 1775 (October 16 1775)EventPortland, Maine burnt by the British.
October 16th, 1762 (October 16 1762)BirthPaul Hamilton, Governor of South Carolina (1804-06) and U.S. Secretary of Navy (1809-12) (died in 1816)
October 16th, 1758 (October 16 1758)BirthNoah Webster, American lexicographer (died in 1843)
October 16th, 1755 (October 16 1755)DeathSaint Gerard Majella, Catholic saint (born in 1725)
October 16th, 1754 (October 16 1754)BirthMorgan Lewis, Governor of New York (1804-07) (died in 1844)
October 16th, 1752 (October 16 1752)BirthJohann Gottfried Eichhorn, German theologian (died in 1827)
October 16th, 1751 (October 16 1751)BirthFrederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, Queen of Prussia (died in 1805)
October 16th, 1750 (October 16 1750)DeathSylvius Leopold Weiss, German composer and lutenist (born in 1687)
October 16th, 1726 (October 16 1726)BirthDaniel Chodowiecki, Polish painter (died in 1801)
October 16th, 1714 (October 16 1714)BirthGiovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (died in 1795)
October 16th, 1710 (October 16 1710)BirthAndreas Hadik, Austro-Hungarian general (died in 1790)
October 16th, 1680 (October 16 1680)DeathRaimondo Montecuccoli, Italian-Austrian general (born in 1608 or 1609)
October 16th, 1663 (October 16 1663)BirthPrince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (died in 1736)
October 16th, 1655 (October 16 1655)DeathJoseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (born in 1591) Solomon Quotes
October 16th, 1649 (October 16 1649)DeathIsaac van Ostade, Dutch painter (born in 1621)
October 16th, 1628 (October 16 1628)DeathFrancois de Malherbe, French poet and critic (born in 1555)
October 16th, 1621 (October 16 1621)DeathJan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Dutch composer (born in 1562)
October 16th, 1594 (October 16 1594)DeathWilliam Cardinal Allen, English Catholic cardinal (born in 1532)
October 16th, 1591 (October 16 1591)DeathPope Gregory XIV (born in 1535)
October 16th, 1555 (October 16 1555)DeathHugh Latimer, English Protestant (martyred)
October 16th, 1555 (October 16 1555)DeathNicholas Ridley, English Protestant (martyred)
October 16th, 1553 (October 16 1553)DeathLucas Cranach the Elder, German painter (born in 1472)
October 16th, 1535 (October 16 1535)BirthNiwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (died in 1585)
October 16th, 1483 (October 16 1483)BirthGasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (died in 1542)
October 16th, 1430 (October 16 1430)BirthKing James II of Scotland (died in 1460)
October 16th, 1396 (October 16 1396)BirthWilliam de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (died in 1450)
October 16th, 1355 (October 16 1355)DeathLouis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death
October 16th, 0456 (October 16 0456)EventMagister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.

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