THIS DAY IN HISTORY 16/04


This Day in History 16/04
APRIL 16TH

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1582 – Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina.

1917 – Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution

1948 – Organization for European Economic Cooperation (EEC) forms in Paris

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1850 – Herbert Baxter Adams, US, historian (American Historical Association)

1889 – Charles ‘Charlie’ Chaplin, London UK, actor/comedian (City Lights, Gold Rush)

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

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1927 – Pope Benedict XVI [Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger], Marktl, Bavaria, Germany

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1965 – Martin Lawrence, comedian

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FAMOUS DEATHS

1756 – Jacques Cassini, Fr astronomer (Discover rings of Saturn), dies at 79

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

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FAMOUS WEDDING

2005 – One Tree Hill actress Sophia Bush (23) weds actor Chad Michael Murray (24) at Hotel Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica, California

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