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Notable Historical Events for April 16th

1705Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College, Cambridge

1993Jury reaches guilty verdict in Federal case against police officer who beat Rodney King, but the verdict is not read until April 17th

1962Walter Cronkite begins anchoring CBS Evening News

1922Annie Oakley sets women's record by breaking 100 clay targets in a row

1917[OS Apr 4] Lenin issues his radical April Theses calling for Soviets to take power during Russian Revolution

1939Stalin requests British, French & Russian anti-nazi pact

200741st CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood & Kenny Chesney wins

1521Martin Luther arrives at the Diet of Worms assembly

1935Babe Ruth's 1st NL game, for Boston Braves, included a HR

1977Alex Haley finds his Roots in Juffure, Gambia

April 16th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on April 16th

1965Martin Lawrence, comedian (Martin)

1947Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, [Lew Alcindor], New York City New York, NBA center (Mil Bucks, LA Lakers)

1952Bill Belichick, Nashville Tennessee, American football coach (New England Patriots, 3 Super Bowls)

1927Pope Benedict XVI [Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger], Marktl, Bavaria, Germany, Catholic Pope (2005-2013)

1867Wilbur Wright, Millville Indiana, American aviator (Wright Brothers)

1918Spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)

April 16th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on April 16th

1994Singer Harry Connick Jr (26) weds model Jill Goodare (30) at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, Louisiana

1966Actor and comedian Michael Palin (22) weds Helen Gibbins

April 16th Weddings
Date Event
Notable Deaths on April 16th

1850Marie [Gresholtz] Tussaud, maker of wax figures, dies at 88

1958Rosalind Franklin, British chemist (b. 1920)

April 16th Deaths
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