Today in History - History - April 16th

All Categories | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Historical Events for April 16th

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

1799Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Mount Tabor - Napoleon drives Ottoman Turks across the River Jordan near Acre.

199556th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Ray Floyd wins

1989Pat Bradley wins LPGA AI Star/Centinela Hospital Golf Classic

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

1874Dr David Livingstone's body arrives in Southampton

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

1962Walter Cronkite begins anchoring CBS Evening News

1953British royal yacht Britannia launched by Queen Elizabeth II

1980Arthur Ashe retires from professional tennis

April 16th Historical Events
Date Event
Notable Birthdays on April 16th

1965Martin Lawrence, comedian (Martin)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2013Pat Summerall, American NFL player and sportscaster, dies from cardiac arrest at 82

April 16th Deaths
Date Event
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31