History Hop Tags - 16th

16th - Notable Historical Events

Abraham LincolnNov 6, 1860

Babe RuthJun 13, 1948

Sam SneadApr 6, 1952

Mickey WrightJul 1, 1961

Willie MaysJul 2, 1963

Mary Tyler MooreMay 25, 1964

Bette MidlerMar 2, 1974

Pierre TrudeauMay 22, 1979

Jerry LewisSep 7, 1981

Willie NelsonOct 11, 1982

Betsy KingApr 5, 1987

George MichaelJan 30, 1989

Bill CosbyMar 11, 1990

Lauryn HillSep 9, 1999

Alicia KeysMar 20, 2002

Tiger WoodsJul 20, 2008

ShakespeareJun 7, 2012

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16th - Historical Events
Date Event
326-11-18

Old St. Peter's Basilica is consecrated. Stood 4th - 16th century. Replaced by current St Peter's Basilica in Rome.

663-08-27

Remnants of the Korean Baekje Kingdom and their Yamato Japanese allies engage naval forces of the Tang Chinese and Silla Koreans on the Geum River in Korea; - a significant Tang-Silla victory. Japanese won't attempt another Korean invasion until late 16th century.

1414-11-05

Council of Constance (16th ecumenical council) opens

1469-07-26

Wars of the Roses: Battle of Edgecote Moor - Pitting the forces of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick against those of King Edward IV.

1680-12-04

Hen in Rome lays an egg imprinted with comet not seen until Dec 16th

1796-06-01

Tennessee admitted as 16th US state

1860-11-06

Abraham Lincoln (Rep-R-Ill) elected 16th American President

1861-03-04

Abraham Lincoln is inaugurated as 16th US President

1862-02-13

-Feb 16th) Siege of Ft Donelson TN

1882-06-08

16th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Forester wins in 2:43

1887-10-08

Phillies set club record 16th straight victory

1888-05-11

16th Preakness: F Littlefield aboard Refund wins in 2:49

1890-05-14

16th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Riley wins in 2:45

1892-07-07

16th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Wilfred Baddeley beats Joshua Pim (4-6 6-3 6-3 6-2)

1899-06-27

16th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Blanche Hillyard beats C Sterry (6-2 6-3)

1901-03-15

Horse racing is banned in San Francisco, last race Mar 16th

1909-07-12

16th Amendment approved (power to tax incomes)

1910-06-18

16th US Golf Open: Alex Smith shoots a 298 at Phila Cricket Club PA

1912-04-19

16th Boston Marathon won by Mike Ryan of NY in 2:21:18.2

1913-02-03

16th Amendment, federal income tax, ratified

1913-02-25

The 16th Amendment to the Constitution becomes law, providing the legal basis for the institution of a graduated income tax

1913-03-01

Federal income tax takes effect (16th amendment)

1916-10-02

Grover Cleveland Alexander records his 16th shutout of year

1919-10-19

Reds beat White Sox, 5 games to 3 in 16th World Series. This series is known as black sox scandal as 8 White Sox throw series

1921-09-03

16th Davis Cup: USA beats Japan in New York (5-0)

1931-08-19

Lefty Grove wins AL record tying 16th consecutive game

1933-08-13

16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound CC Milwaukee

1934-09-25

Rainbow (US) beats Endeavour (England) in 16th America's Cup

1936-09-23

Giants Carl Hubbell notches his 16th en route to 24 consecutive wins

1941-12-08

Russian 16th army recaptures Krijukovo

1944-03-02

16th Academy Awards - "Casablanca," Jennifer Jones & Paul Lukas win

1948-06-13

Babe Ruth's final farewell at Yankee Stadium, he dies Aug 16th

1949-07-12

16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn

1949-08-12

16th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Philadelphia 38, All-Stars 0 (93,780)

1949-09-30

Pirates Ralph Kiner hits his 54th HR & NL record 16th in September

1950-12-12

16th Heisman Trophy Award: Vic Janowicz, Ohio State (HB)

1951-08-25

Cleveland Indians win 16th straight home game

1952-04-06

16th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 286

1954-03-20

16th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: La Salle beats Bradley 92-76

1956-06-10

16th modern Olympiad equestrian events open in Stockholm

1956-11-22

16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne

1956-12-08

16th Olympic games close at Melbourne, Australia

1961-07-01

16th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright

1962-04-18

16th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3

1962-04-29

16th Tony Awards: Man For All Seasons & How to Succeed win

1962-10-06

16th NHL All-Star Game: Toronto beat All4-Stars -1 at Toronto

1963-07-02

Giant Willie Mays' HR in 16th inning gives them a 1-0 win over Braves

1964-05-25

16th Emmy Awards: Dick Van Dyke Show, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore win

1965-10-09

16th Ryder Cup: US wins 19½-12½ at Royal Birkdale, England

1966-11-01

NFL awards New Orleans its 16th franchise (All Saints Day)

1968-10-20

Mamo Wolde wins 16th Olympic marathon (2:20:26.4)

1970-06-15

16th LPGA Championship won by Shirley Englehorn

1971-06-02

Ajax wins 16th Europe Cup 1

1974-03-02

16th Grammy Awards: Killing Me Softly, Bette Midler wins

1976-05-05

Anderlecht wins 16th soccer Europe Cup II

1979-05-22

Canadians elect conservatives, Joseph Clark replaces Pierre Trudeau as the 16th Prime Minister of Canada

1981-04-30

16th Academy of Country Music Awards: Barbara Mandrell & George Jones

1981-05-05

16th & final Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 4-1, hold 8-7-1 edge

1981-09-07

Jerry Lewis' 16th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $31,500,000

1982-05-30

Spain becomes 16th member of NATO

1982-06-07

16th Music City News Country Awards: Barbara Mandrell

1982-10-11

16th Country Music Association Award: Willie Nelson & Ricky Skagg

1983-07-24

Sonya Robinson, (Milwaukee), 23, crowned 16th Miss Black America

1983-09-23

Phillies Steve Carlton is 16th to wins 300 game (beating Cards)

1984-05-23

Detroit Tigers win AL record tying 16th straight road game

1985-04-12

16th Shuttle Mission (51D)-Discovery 4 launched-with Senator Jake Garn

1985-04-19

16th Space Shuttle Mission (51-D)-Discovery 4 returns to Earth

1985-08-04

Rod Carew is 16th to get 3,000 hits

1985-10-27

16th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:11:34

1986-01-08

Willie McCovey is 16th elected to Hall of Fame in his 1st year

1986-03-09

16th Easter Seal Telethon raises $30,100,000

1986-09-17

US Senate confirms William Rehnquist as 16th chief justice

1986-11-02

16th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:06

1987-04-05

16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King

1987-04-20

16th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:25:21

1987-05-20

Gutenborg wins 16th UEFA Cup at Dundee

1988-07-03

16th du Maurier Golf Classic: Sally Little

1989-01-30

16th American Music Award: Randy Travis & George Michael wins

1989-06-29

Emmy 16th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 10th time

1989-07-14

16th James Bond movies "Licence to Kill" premieres

1990-03-11

16th People's Choice Awards: Dustin Hoffman & Meryl Streep win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Phylicia Rashad win (TV)

1992-02-08

16th Winter Olympic games opens in Albertville, France

1992-02-23

16th Winter Olympic games closes in Albertville, France

1993-02-05

R James Woolsey, becomes 16th director of CIA

1993-07-03

Boon completes 16th Test Cricket century, 101 at Trent Bridge

1994-07-20

Major parts of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter (July 16th-22nd)

1994-07-22

23rd & last part of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter (since July 16th)

1995-01-14

16th ACE Cable Awards: John Malone wins the Golden CableACE for outstanding achievements in advancing the development of cable programming

1995-04-25

16th Emmy Sports Award presentation

1995-07-02

16th US Seniors Golf Open: Tom Weiskopf

1995-08-08

Jeff King of Pirates is 16th NL player to HR twice in one inning

1996-01-07

16th United Negro College Fund raises $12,600,000

1996-03-24

16th Golden Raspberry Awards: Showgirls wins

1996-05-22

Emmy 23rd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 16th time

1996-07-13

Cigar wins record 16th straight win, (ties Citation in 1940)

1997-03-30

16th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Tenn beats Old Dominion 68-59

1998-07-12

16th Seniors Players Golf Championship:

1998-07-12

France beats Brazil 3-0 for soccer's 16th World Cup (1st title)

1999-09-09

16th MTV Awards: Lauryn Hill & Will Smith wins

2000-03-10

16th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins

2002-03-20

16th Soul Train Music Awards: The O'Jays, Dr. Dre & Alicia Keys wins

2002-05-22

American civil rights movement: a jury in Birmingham, Alabama, convicts former Ku Klux Klan member Bobby Frank Cherry of the 1963 murders of four girls in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church.

2002-11-04

Chinese authorities arrest cyber-dissident He Depu for signing pro-democracy letter to the 16th Communist Party Congress

2008-07-20

16th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Candace Parker win

2012-06-07

16th century archaeology remains of the Curtain Theatre, where some of Shakespeare's plays were first performed, were found under a pub in London

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16th - Notable Birthdays

ChongzhenFeb 6, 1611

Abraham LincolnFeb 12, 1809

Joe ClarkJun 5, 1939

16th - Birthdays
Date Event
1417-11-23

William FitzAlan, 16th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1487)

1611-02-06

Chongzhen Emperor, 16th and last Ming Emperor of China (d. 1644)

1784-12-19

Marcus Morton, 16th and 18th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1864)

1809-02-12

Abraham Lincoln, Kentucky, (R) 16th US President (1861-65)

1914-06-30

Francisco da Costa Gomes, 16th President of Portugal (d. 2001)

1924-9-13

Kyveli Theohari, The Policeman of the 16th Precinct

1927-08-21

Thomas S. Monson, 16th president of the (Mormon) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

1932-07-04

Ron Cadee, The 16th Annual TV Week Logie Awards

1939-06-05

Joe Clark [Charles Joseph], High River Alberta, (P-C) 16th Canadian PM (1979-80)

1941-03-02

David Satcher, 16th United States Surgeon General

1962-04-02

Alex Tripolski, Israel, Men's Shooting 50M air pistol (Oly-16th-1996)

1962-04-16

Jeanne Golay, Coral Gables Fla, cyclist (Olympics-16th-92, 96)

1962-11-18

Jill Briles-Hinton, Elmhurst IL, LPGA golfer (1995 Women's Open-16th)

1963-02-21

Michael Gostigian, Newtown Sq PA, pentathelete (Oly-16th-88, 92, 96)

1963-12-03

Steve Hegg, Dana Point California, road cyclist (Olympics-16th-84, 96)

1965-07-03

Bobby Gage, Winsted CA, Nike golfer (1993 NIKE Wichita Open-16th)

1974-03-11

Jon Dalton, the infamous "Jonny Fairplay" from the 7th and 16th season of Survivor

16th - Notable Deaths

Abraham LincolnApr 15, 1865

16th - Deaths
Date Event
1865-04-15

Abraham Lincoln, 16th American president, dies from gunshot wound at 56

2001-07-31

Francisco da Costa Gomes, 16th President of Portugal (b. 1914)

2004-02-22

Ron Cadee, The 16th Annual TV Week Logie Awards

2009-05-23

Roh Moo-hyun, 16th President of the Republic of Korea (b. 1946)


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