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- 10/15/18--17:09: EVENTS OF THIS DAY IN THE PAST. 16/10
- 456 – Magister militum Ricimer defeats Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the Western Roman Empire.
- 690 – Empress Wu Zetian ascends to the throne of the Tang dynasty and proclaims herself ruler of the Chinese Empire.
- 955 – Battle on the Raxa: King Otto I defeats the Obotrite federation led by Nako and his brother Stoigniew near Mecklenburg.
- 1384 – Jadwiga is crowned King of Poland, although she is a woman.
- 1590 – Carlo Gesualdo, composer, Prince of Venosa and Count of Conza, murders his wife, Donna Maria d'Avalos, and her lover Fabrizio Carafa, the Duke of Andria at the Palazzo San Severo in Naples.
- 1780 – Royalton, Vermont and Tunbridge, Vermont are the last major raids of the American Revolutionary War.
- 1793 – Marie Antoinette, widow of Louis XVI, is guillotined at the height of the French Revolution.
- 1793 – The Battle of Wattignies ends in a French victory.
- 1813 – The Sixth Coalition attacks Napoleon Bonaparte in the Battle of Leipzig.
- 1834 – Much of the ancient structure of the Palace of Westminster in London burns to the ground.
- 1836 – Battle of Vegkop between Afrikaner voortrekkers and Matabele warriors in South Africa.
- 1841 – Queen's University is founded in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
- 1843 – Sir William Rowan Hamilton comes up with the idea of quaternions, a non-commutative extension of complex numbers.
- 1846 – William T. G. Morton first demonstrated ether anesthesia at the Massachusetts General Hospital in the Ether Dome.
- 1847 – The novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë is published in London.
- 1859 – John Brown leads a raid on Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
- 1869 – The Cardiff Giant, one of the most famous American hoaxes, is "discovered".
- 1869 – Girton College, Cambridge is founded, becoming England's first residential college for women.
- 1875 – Brigham Young University is founded in Provo, Utah.
- 1882 – The Nickel Plate Railroad opens for business.
- 1905 – The Partition of Bengal in India takes place.
- 1906 – The Captain of Köpenick fools the city hall of Köpenick and several soldiers by impersonating a Prussian officer.
- 1909 – William Howard Taft and Porfirio Díaz hold a summit, a first between a U.S. and a Mexican president, and they only narrowly escape assassination.
- 1916 – In Brooklyn, New York, Margaret Sanger opens the first family planning clinic in the United States.
- 1923 – The Walt Disney Company is founded by Walt Disney and his brother, Roy Disney.
- 1934 – Chinese 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.
- 1939 – World War II: No. 603 Squadron RAF intercepts the first Luftwaffe raid on Britain.
- 1940 – The Holocaust in Poland: The Warsaw Ghetto is established.
- 1943 – Holocaust in Italy: Raid of the Ghetto of Rome
- 1946 – Nuremberg trials: Execution of the convicted Nazi leaders of the Main Trial.
- 1947 – Republic of the Philippines takes over the administration of the Turtle Islands and the Mangsee Islands from the United Kingdom.
- 1949 – Nikos Zachariadis, leader of the Communist Party of Greece, announces a "temporary cease-fire", effectively ending the Greek Civil War.
- 1950 – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis is published, starting The Chronicles of Narnia series.
- 1951 – The first Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, is assassinated in Rawalpindi.
- 1964 – China detonates its first nuclear weapon.
- 1964 – Soviet leaders Leonid Brezhnev and Alexei Kosygin are inaugurated as General Secretary of the CPSU and Premier, respectively and the collective leadership is established.
- 1968 – United States athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos are kicked off the US team for participating in the 1968 Olympics Black Power salute.
- 1968 – Kingston, Jamaica is rocked by the Rodney riots, inspired by the barring of Walter Rodney from the country.
- 1968 – Yasunari Kawabata becomes the first Japanese person to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
- 1970 – In response to the October Crisis terrorist kidnapping, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau of Canada invokes the War Measures Act.
- 1973 – Henry Kissinger and Lê Đức Thọ are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
- 1975 – The Balibo Five, a group of Australian-based television journalists based in the town of Balibo in the then Portuguese Timor (now East Timor), are killed by Indonesiantroops.
- 1975 – Rahima Banu, a two-year-old girl from the village of Kuralia in Bangladesh, is the last known person to be infected with naturally occurring smallpox.
- 1975 – The Australian Coalition opposition parties using their senate majority, vote to defer the decision to grant supply of funds for the Whitlam Government's annual budget, sparking the 1975 Australian constitutional crisis.
- 1978 – Karol Wojtyla is elected Pope John Paul II after the October 1978 Papal conclave, the first non-Italian pontiff since 1523.
- 1984 – Desmond Tutu is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
- 1991 – Luby's shooting: George Hennard runs amok in Killeen, Texas, killing 23 and wounding 20 in Luby's Cafeteria.
- 1993 – Anti-Nazism riot breaks out in Welling in Kent, after police stop protesters approaching the British National Party headquarters.
- 1995 – The so-called Million Man March, which, according to the National Park Service, only about 400,000 attended, takes place in Washington, D.C.
- 1995 – The Skye Bridge is opened.
- 1996 – Eighty-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.
- 1998 – Former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet is arrested in London on a warrant from Spain requesting his extradition on murder charges.
- 2002 – Bibliotheca Alexandrina in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, a commemoration of the Library of Alexandria that was lost in antiquity, is officially inaugurated.
- 2013 – Lao Airlines Flight 301 crashes on approach to Pakse International Airport in Laos, killing 49 people.
- 2017 – Hurricane Ophelia makes eerie red sun and yellow sky from Sahara dust and ashes from Iberia causes 360,000 homes in Ireland without power and damage
- 1351 – Gian Galeazzo Visconti, first Duke of Milan (d. 1402)
- 1396 – William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English admiral (d. 1450)
- 1430 – James II of Scotland (d. 1460)
- 1483 – Gasparo Contarini, Italian cardinal and diplomat (d. 1542)
- 1535 – Niwa Nagahide, Japanese samurai (d. 1585)
- 1588 – Luke Wadding, Irish Franciscan friar and historian (d. 1657)
- 1605 – Charles Coypeau d'Assoucy, French writer and composer (d. 1677)
- 1620 – Pierre Paul Puget, French painter and sculptor (d. 1694)
- 1678 – Anna Waser, Swiss painter (d. 1714)
- 1679 – Jan Dismas Zelenka, Czech viol player and composer (d. 1745)
- 1710 – András Hadik, Austrian-Hungarian field marshal (d. 1790)
- 1714 – Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist and academic (d. 1795)
- 1726 – Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish-German painter and educator (d. 1801)
- 1729 – Pierre van Maldere, Belgian violinist and composer (d. 1768)
- 1752 – Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, German theologian and academic (d. 1827)
- 1754 – Morgan Lewis, American general, lawyer, and politician, 3rd Governor of New York (d. 1844)
- 1758 – Noah Webster, American lexicographer (d. 1843)
- 1762 – Paul Hamilton, American soldier and politician, 3rd United States Secretary of the Navy (d. 1816)
- 1789 – William Burton, American physician and politician, 39th Governor of Delaware (d. 1866)
- 1795 – William Buell Sprague, American minister, historian, and author (d. 1876)
- 1802 – Isaac Murphy, American educator and politician, 8th Governor of Arkansas (d. 1882)
- 1804 – Benjamin Russell, American painter and educator (d. 1885)
- 1806 – William P. Fessenden, American lawyer and politician, 26th United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 1869)
- 1815 – Francis Lubbock, American colonel and politician, 9th Governor of Texas (d. 1905)
- 1818 – William Forster, Indian-Australian politician, 4th Premier of New South Wales (d. 1882)
- 1819 – Austin F. Pike, American lawyer and politician (d. 1886)
- 1831 – Lucy Stanton, American activist (d. 1910)
- 1832 – Vicente Riva Palacio, Mexican liberal intellectual, novelist (d. 1896)
- 1840 – Kuroda Kiyotaka, Japanese general and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1900)
- 1841 – Itō Hirobumi, Japanese lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1909)
- 1844 – Ismail Qemali, Albanian civil servant and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Albania (d. 1919)
- 1847 – Maria Pia of Savoy (d. 1911)
- 1852 – Carl von In der Maur, Governor of Liechtenstein (d. 1913)
- 1854 – Karl Kautsky, Czech-German journalist, philosopher, and theologian (d. 1938)
- 1854 – Oscar Wilde, Irish playwright, novelist, and poet (d. 1900)
- 1855 – Samad bey Mehmandarov, Azerbaijani general and politician, 3rd Azerbaijani Minister of Defense (d. 1931)
- 1861 – J. B. Bury, Irish historian and scholar (d. 1927)
- 1861 – Richard Sears, American tennis player (d. 1943)
- 1863 – Austen Chamberlain, English businessman and politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1937)
- 1867 – Mario Ruspoli, 2nd Prince of Poggio Suasa (d. 1963)
- 1869 – Claude H. Van Tyne, American historian and author (d. 1930)
- 1872 – Walter Buckmaster, English polo player and businessman, co-founded Buckmaster & Moore (d. 1942)
- 1876 – Jimmy Sinclair, South African cricketer and rugby player (d. 1913)
- 1881 – William Orthwein, American swimmer and water polo player (d. 1955)
- 1884 – Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (d. 1916)
- 1886 – David Ben-Gurion, Polish-Israeli soldier and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1973)
- 1888 – Eugene O'Neill, American playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1953)
- 1888 – Paul Popenoe, American founder of relationship counseling (d. 1979)
- 1890 – Michael Collins, Irish general and politician, 2nd Irish Minister for Finance (d. 1922)
- 1890 – Maria Goretti, Italian martyr and saint (d. 1902)
- 1890 – Paul Strand, American photographer and director (d. 1975)
- 1897 – Louis de Cazenave, French soldier (d. 2008)
- 1898 – William O. Douglas, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1980)
- 1900 – Edward Ardizzone, Vietnamese-English author and illustrator (d. 1979)
- 1900 – Primo Conti, Italian painter and poet (d. 1988)
- 1900 – Goose Goslin, American baseball player and manager (d. 1971)
- 1903 – Cecile de Brunhoff, French author and pianist (d. 2003)
- 1903 – Big Joe Williams, American Delta blues singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1982)
- 1904 – Björn Berglund, Swedish actor (d. 1968)
- 1905 – Ernst Kuzorra, German footballer and manager (d. 1990)
- 1906 – León Klimovsky, Argentinian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1996)
- 1907 – Richard Titmuss, English sociologist and academic (d. 1973)
- 1908 – Olivia Coolidge, English-American author and educator (d. 2006)
- 1908 – Enver Hoxha, Albanian general and politician, Prime Minister of Albania (d. 1985)
- 1911 – Otto von Bülow, German commander (d. 2006)
- 1912 – Clifford Hansen, American rancher and politician, 26th Governor of Wyoming (d. 2009)
- 1918 – Louis Althusser, Algerian-French philosopher and academic (d. 1990)
- 1918 – Abraham Nemeth, American mathematician and academic (d. 2013)
- 1918 – Tony Rolt, English racing driver and engineer (d. 2008)
- 1919 – Kathleen Winsor, American journalist and author (d. 2003)
- 1921 – Matt Batts, American baseball player and coach (d. 2013)
- 1921 – Sita Ram Goel, Indian historian, publisher and writer (d. 2003)
- 1921 – MacKenzie Miller, American horse trainer and breeder (d. 2010)
- 1922 – Max Bygraves, English-Australian actor and singer (d. 2012)
- 1922 – Leon Sullivan, American minister and activist (d. 2001)
- 1923 – Linda Darnell, American actress (d. 1965)
- 1923 – Bert Kaempfert, German conductor and composer (d. 1980)
- 1923 – Bill McLaren, Scottish rugby player and sportscaster (d. 2010)
- 1924 – Gerard Parkes, Irish-Canadian actor (d. 2014)
- 1925 – Angela Lansbury, English-American actress, singer, and producer
- 1926 – Charles Dolan, American businessman, founded Cablevision and HBO
- 1927 – Günter Grass, German novelist, poet, playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2015)
- 1928 – Mary Daly, American philosopher and theologian (d. 2010)
- 1928 – Ann Morgan Guilbert, American actress (d. 2016)
- 1929 – Fernanda Montenegro, Brazilian actress
- 1930 – John Polkinghorne, English physicist, theologian and priest
- 1930 – Carmen Sevilla, Spanish actress
- 1931 – Charles Colson, American lawyer and politician (d. 2012)
- 1931 – Valery Klimov, Ukrainian-Russian violinist and educator
- 1931 – Rosa Rosal, Filipino actress
- 1931 – P. W. Underwood, American football player and coach (d. 2013)
- 1932 – John Grant, English journalist and politician (d. 2000)
- 1932 – Henry Lewis, American bassist and conductor (d. 1996)
- 1932 – Lucien Paiement, Canadian physician and politician (d. 2013)
- 1934 – Peter Ashdown, English racing driver
- 1936 – Peter Bowles, English actor and screenwriter
- 1936 – Andrei Chikatilo, Ukrainian-Russian serial killer (d. 1994)
- 1936 – Mladen Koščak, Croatian footballer (d. 1997)
- 1936 – Akira Machida, Japanese lawyer and judge, 15th Chief Justice of Japan
- 1938 – Carl Gunter, Jr., American politician (d. 1999)
- 1938 – Nico, German singer-songwriter, model, and actress (d. 1988)
- 1940 – Barry Corbin, American actor and producer
- 1940 – Dave DeBusschere, American basketball player and coach (d. 2003)
- 1940 – Ivan Della Mea, Italian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and journalist (d. 2009)
- 1941 – Tim McCarver, American baseball player, sportscaster, and singer
- 1941 – Emma Nicholson, Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, English computer programmer and politician
- 1943 – Fred Turner, Canadian singer-songwriter and bass player
- 1944 – Kaizer Motaung, South African footballer and manager
- 1945 – Stefan Buczacki, English horticulturalist, botanist, and television host
- 1945 – Roger Hawkins, American session drummer
- 1945 – Paul Monette, American author and poet (d. 1995)
- 1946 – Geoff Barnett, English footballer
- 1946 – Suzanne Somers, American actress and producer
- 1947 – Nicholas Day, English actor
- 1947 – Terry Griffiths, Welsh snooker player and coach
- 1947 – Bob Weir, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and founding member of Grateful Dead
- 1947 – David Zucker, American director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1948 – Alison Chitty, English production designer and costume designer
- 1948 – Bruce Fleisher, American golfer
- 1948 – Hema Malini, Indian actress, director, producer, and politician
- 1948 – Leo Mazzone, American baseball player and coach
- 1949 – Crazy Mohan, Indian actor, screenwriter, and playwright
- 1950 – Károly Horváth, Romanian-Hungarian cellist, flute player, and composer (d. 2015)
- 1950 – Angry Grandpa, American internet personality (d. 2017)
- 1952 – Christopher Cox, American lawyer and politician
- 1952 – Cordell Mosson, American bass player (d. 2013)
- 1952 – Glenys Thornton, Baroness Thornton, English politician
- 1953 – Tony Carey, American keyboard player, songwriter, and producer
- 1953 – Paulo Roberto Falcão, Brazilian footballer and manager
- 1954 – Lorenzo Carcaterra, American author and blogger
- 1954 – Michael Forsyth, Baron Forsyth of Drumlean, Scottish politician, Secretary of State for Scotland
- 1954 – Serafino Ghizzoni, Italian rugby player
- 1954 – Corinna Harfouch, German actress
- 1955 – Ellen Dolan, American actress
- 1956 – Marin Alsop, American violinist and conductor
- 1956 – John Chavis, American football player and coach
- 1956 – Meg Rosoff, American-English author
- 1956 – Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah, Bangladeshi poet, author, and playwright (d. 1992)
- 1957 – Priidu Beier, Estonian poet and educator
- 1958 – Roy McDonough, English footballer and manager
- 1958 – Tim Robbins, American actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1959 – Kevin Brennan, Welsh journalist and politician
- 1959 – Brian Harper, American baseball player
- 1959 – Gary Kemp, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
- 1959 – Philip Maini, mathematician at the University of Oxford
- 1959 – Tessa Munt, English lawyer and politician
- 1959 – Jamie Salmon, English-New Zealand rugby player and sportscaster
- 1959 – Erkki-Sven Tüür, Estonian flute player and composer
- 1959 – John Whittingdale, English politician, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
- 1960 – Guy LeBlanc, Canadian keyboard player and songwriter (d. 2015)
- 1960 – Bob Mould, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- 1961 – Marc Levy, French author
- 1961 – Randy Vasquez, American actor, director, and producer
- 1962 – Flea, Australian-American bass player, songwriter, and actor
- 1962 – Manute Bol, Sudanese-American basketball player and activist (d. 2010)
- 1962 – Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Russian opera singer
- 1962 – Nico Lazaridis, German footballer
- 1962 – Tamara McKinney, American skier
- 1963 – Brendan Kibble, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1963 – Timothy Leighton, English physicist and academic
- 1964 – Shawn Little, Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 2012)
- 1964 – James Thompson, American-Finnish author (d. 2014)
- 1965 – Kang Kyung-ok, South Korean illustrator
- 1965 – Tom Tolbert, American basketball player and sportscaster
- 1966 – Olof Lundh, Swedish journalist
- 1966 – Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, American voice actress, singer, and director
- 1967 – Michael Laffy, Australian footballer
- 1967 – Davina McCall, English television host and actress
- 1968 – Randall Batinkoff, American actor and producer
- 1968 – Mark Lee, Singaporean actor and singer
- 1968 – Francesco Libetta, Italian pianist, composer, and conductor
- 1968 – Todd Stashwick, American actor and writer.
- 1968 – Elsa Zylberstein, French actress
- 1969 – Roy Hargrove, American trumpet player and composer
- 1969 – Takao Omori, Japanese wrestler
- 1969 – Terri J. Vaughn, American actress and producer
- 1969 – Wendy Wilson, American singer-songwriter
- 1970 – Kazuyuki Fujita, Japanese wrestler and mixed martial artist
- 1970 – Mehmet Scholl, German footballer and manager
- 1971 – Chad Gray, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1971 – Paul Sparks, American actor
- 1971 – Frank Cuesta, Television presenter
- 1972 – Adrianne Frost, American comedian, actress, and author
- 1972 – Darius Kasparaitis, Lithuanian-Russian ice hockey player and coach
- 1972 – Kordell Stewart, American football player and radio host
- 1973 – Justin Credible, American wrestler
- 1973 – David Unsworth, English footballer and manager
- 1974 – Aurela Gaçe, Albanian singer
- 1974 – Paul Kariya, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1975 – Ernesto Noel Aquino, Honduran footballer
- 1975 – Brynjar Gunnarsson, Icelandic footballer
- 1975 – Jacques Kallis, South African cricketer
- 1975 – Kellie Martin, American actress, director, and producer
- 1977 – John Mayer, American singer-songwriter, rapper, guitarist, and producer
- 1977 – Laura Wade, English playwright
- 1978 – Ethan Luck, American guitarist and drummer
- 1979 – Nicola Blackwood, South African-English politician
- 1979 – Erin Brown, American actress, director, and screenwriter
- 1980 – Sue Bird, Israeli-American basketball player
- 1980 – Timana Tahu, Australian rugby league player
- 1981 – Martin Halle, Danish footballer
- 1981 – Boyd Melson, American boxer
- 1981 – Anthony Reyes, American baseball player
- 1982 – Frédéric Michalak, French rugby player
- 1982 – Cristian Riveros, Paraguayan footballer
- 1982 – Prithviraj Sukumaran, Indian actor, singer, and producer
- 1983 – Philipp Kohlschreiber, German tennis player
- 1983 – Loreen, Swedish singer and producer
- 1983 – Kenny Omega, Canadian professional wrestler
- 1984 – François Pervis, French track cyclist
- 1984 – Rachel Reilly, American talk show host and actress
- 1985 – Jay Beagle, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1985 – Verena Sailer, German sprinter
- 1985 – Casey Stoner, Australian motorcycle racer
- 1985 – Peter Wallace, Australian rugby league player
- 1986 – Inna, Romanian singer
- 1986 – Nicky Adams, English-Welsh footballer
- 1986 – Derk Boerrigter, Dutch footballer
- 1988 – Zoltán Stieber, Hungarian footballer
- 1989 – Dan Biggar, Welsh rugby player
- 1990 – Jóhanna Guðrún Jónsdóttir, Danish-Icelandic singer
- 1991 – Jedward, Irish twin singers
- 1992 – Bryce Harper, American baseball player
- 1992 – Kostas Fortounis, Greek footballer
- 1992 – Stuart Lightbody, Irish badminton player[better source needed]
- 1993 – Caroline Garcia, French tennis player
- 1994 – Adam Elliott, Australian rugby league player
- 1994 – Amelia Lily, English singer-songwriter
- 1997 – Charles Leclerc, Monégasque Formula One driver
- 385 – Fú Jiān, Chinese emperor (b. 337)
- 786 – Lullus, archbishop of Mainz (b. 710)
- 976 – Al-Hakam II, Umayyad caliph (b. 915)
- 1027 – Fujiwara no Kenshi, Japanese empress (b. 994)
- 1130 – Pedro González de Lara, Castilian magnate
- 1323 – Amadeus V, count of Savoy (b. 1249)
- 1333 – Nicholas V, antipope of Rome (b. 1260)
- 1438 – Anne of Gloucester, English noblewoman (b. 1383)
- 1355 – Louis the Child, king of Sicily (b. 1338)
- 1523 – Luca Signorelli, Italian painter (b. c.1450)
- 1553 – Lucas Cranach the Elder, German painter and engraver (b. 1472)
- 1555 – Hugh Latimer, English bishop and saint (b. 1487)
- 1555 – Nicholas Ridley, English bishop and martyr (b. 1500)
- 1591 – Gregory XIV, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1535)
- 1594 – William Allen, English cardinal (b. 1532)
- 1621 – Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Dutch organist and composer (b. 1562)
- 1628 – François de Malherbe, French poet and critic (b. 1555)
- 1649 – Isaac van Ostade, Dutch painter and illustrator (b. 1621)
- 1655 – Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and theorist (b. 1591)
- 1660 – John Cook, English politician, Solicitor General for England and Wales (b. 1608)
- 1679 – Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery, Irish-English soldier and politician (b. 1621)
- 1680 – Raimondo Montecuccoli, Italian-Austrian field marshal (b. 1609)
- 1730 – Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, French-American explorer and politician, 3rd French Governor of Louisiana (b. 1658)
- 1730 – Nevşehirli Damat Ibrahim Pasha, Greek politician, 139th Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1666)
- 1750 – Sylvius Leopold Weiss, German lute player and composer (b. 1687)
- 1755 – Gerard Majella, Italian saint (b. 1725)
- 1774 – Robert Fergusson, Scottish poet (b. 1750)
- 1791 – Grigory Potemkin, Russian general and politician (b. 1739)
- 1793 – Marie Antoinette, Austrian-born queen consort of Louis XVI of France (b. 1755)
- 1793 – John Hunter, Scottish-English surgeon and philosopher (b. 1728)
- 1796 – Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia (b. 1726)
- 1799 – Veerapandiya Kattabomman Indian activist (b. 1760)
- 1810 – Nachman of Breslov, Ukrainian religious leader, founded the breslov hasidic group (b. 1772)
- 1822 – Eva Marie Veigel, Austrian-English dancer (b. 1724)
- 1877 – Théodore Barrière, French playwright (b. 1823)
- 1888 – John Wentworth, American journalist and politician, 19th Mayor of Chicago (b. 1815)
- 1908 – Joseph Leycester Lyne, English monk (b. 1837)
- 1909 – Jakub Bart-Ćišinski, German poet and playwright (b. 1856)
- 1913 – Ralph Rose, American shot putter, discus, and hammer thrower (b. 1885)
- 1937 – Jean de Brunhoff, French poet and playwright (b. 1899)
- 1946 – Nuremberg trial executions of the Main Trial:
- 1946 – Hans Frank, German lawyer, politician and war criminal (b. 1900)
- 1946 – Wilhelm Frick, German lawyer and politician, German Minister of the Interior (b. 1877)
- 1946 – Alfred Jodl, German general (b. 1890)
- 1946 – Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian SS officer (b. 1903)
- 1946 – Wilhelm Keitel, German field marshal (b. 1882)
- 1946 – Alfred Rosenberg, Estonian architect and politician (b. 1893)
- 1946 – Fritz Sauckel, German sailor and politician (b. 1894)
- 1946 – Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian lawyer and politician, 16th Federal Chancellor of Austria (b. 1892)
- 1946 – Julius Streicher, German journalist and politician (b. 1887)
- 1946 – Joachim von Ribbentrop, German lieutenant and politician, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany (b. 1893)
- 1951 – Liaquat Ali Khan, Indian-Pakistani lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Pakistan (b 1895)
- 1956 – Jules Rimet, French businessman (b. 1873)
- 1957 – John Anthony Sydney Ritson, English rugby player, mines inspector, engineer and educator (b. 1887)
- 1958 – Robert Redfield, American anthropologist of Mexico (b. 1897)
- 1959 – Minor Hall, American drummer (b. 1897)
- 1959 – George Marshall, American general and politician, 3rd United States Secretary of Defense, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1880)
- 1962 – Gaston Bachelard, French poet and philosopher (b. 1884)
- 1964 – Patsy Callighen, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1906)
- 1966 – George O'Hara, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1899)
- 1968 – Ellis Kinder, American baseball player (b. 1914)
- 1971 – Robin Boyd, Australian architect and educator, designed the Domain Park Flats (b. 1919)
- 1972 – Nick Begich, American lawyer and politician (b. 1932)
- 1972 – Hale Boggs, American lawyer and politician (b. 1914)
- 1972 – Leo G. Carroll, English-American actor (b. 1886)
- 1973 – Gene Krupa, American drummer, composer, and actor (b. 1909)
- 1975 – Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor and composer (b. 1885)
- 1978 – Dan Dailey, American actor, singer, dancer, and director (b. 1913)
- 1979 – Johan Borgen, Norwegian author and critic (b. 1903)
- 1981 – Moshe Dayan, Israeli general and politician, 5th Foreign Affairs Minister of Israel (b. 1915)
- 1981 – Eugene Eisenmann, Panamanian-American lawyer and ornithologist (b. 1906)
- 1982 – Mario Del Monaco, Italian tenor (b. 1915)
- 1983 – Jakov Gotovac, Croatian composer and conductor (b. 1895)
- 1986 – Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist and pianist (b. 1921)
- 1989 – Walter Farley, American author and educator (b. 1915)
- 1989 – Scott O'Dell, American journalist and author (b. 1898)
- 1989 – Cornel Wilde, American actor (b. 1915)
- 1990 – Art Blakey, American drummer and bandleader (b. 1919)
- 1990 – Jorge Bolet, Cuban-American pianist and educator (b. 1914)
- 1992 – Shirley Booth, American actress and singer (b. 1898)
- 1996 – Jason Bernard, American actor (b. 1938)
- 1996 – Eric Malpass, English author (b. 1910)
- 1997 – Audra Lindley, American actress (b. 1918)
- 1997 – James A. Michener, American author and philanthropist (b. 1907)
- 1998 – Jon Postel, American computer scientist and academic (b. 1943)
- 1999 – Jean Shepherd, American radio host, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1921)
- 2000 – Mel Carnahan, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician, 51st Governor of Missouri (b. 1934)
- 2000 – Rick Jason, American actor (b. 1923)
- 2001 – Etta Jones, American singer-songwriter (b. 1928)
- 2003 – Avni Arbaş, Turkish painter (b. 1919)
- 2003 – Stu Hart, Canadian wrestler and trainer (b. 1915)
- 2003 – László Papp, Hungarian boxer (b. 1926)
- 2004 – Pierre Salinger, American journalist and politician, 11th White House Press Secretary (b. 1925)
- 2006 – John Victor Murra, Ukrainian-American anthropologist and academic (b. 1916)
- 2006 – Valentín Paniagua, Peruvian lawyer and politician, 91st President of Peru (b. 1936)
- 2007 – Deborah Kerr, Scottish actress (b. 1921)
- 2007 – Toše Proeski, Macedonian singer-songwriter (b. 1981)
- 2008 – Dagmar Normet, Estonian author and translator (b. 1921)
- 2010 – Eyedea, American rapper and producer (b. 1981)
- 2010 – Barbara Billingsley, American actress (b. 1915)
- 2011 – Dan Wheldon, English racing driver (b. 1978)
- 2012 – Frank Moore Cross, American scholar and academic (b. 1921)
- 2012 – John A. Durkin, American lawyer and politician (b. 1936)
- 2012 – Mario Gallegos, Jr., American firefighter and politician (b. 1950)
- 2012 – Bódog Török, Hungarian handball player and coach (b. 1923)
- 2012 – Eddie Yost, American baseball player and coach (b. 1926)
- 2013 – Govind Purushottam Deshpande, Indian playwright and academic (b. 1938)
- 2013 – George Hourmouziadis, Greek archaeologist and academic (b. 1932)
- 2013 – Laurel Martyn, Australian ballerina and choreographer (b. 1916)
- 2013 – Robert B. Rheault, American colonel (b. 1925)
- 2013 – Saggy Tahir, Pakistani-American lawyer and politician (b. 1944)
- 2014 – Ioannis Charalambopoulos, Greek colonel and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1919)
- 2014 – Allen Forte, American musicologist and theorist (b. 1926)
- 2014 – Seppo Kuusela, Finnish basketball player and coach (b. 1934)
- 2014 – John Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough, English businessman (b. 1926)
- 2015 – Richard J. Cardamone, American lawyer and judge (b. 1925)
- 2015 – James W. Fowler, American psychologist and academic (b. 1940)
- 2015 – William James, Australian general and physician (b. 1930)
- 2015 – Vera Williams, American author and illustrator (b. 1927)
- 2015 – Memduh Ün, Turkish film producer, director, actor and screenwriter (b. 1920)
- 2016 – Calvin Carl "Kelly" Gotlieb, Canadian professor and computer scientist (b. 1921)
- 2017 – Daphne Caruana Galizia, Maltese journalist and blogger (b. 1964)
- 2017 – Roy Dotrice, British actor (b. 1923)
- 2017 – John Dunsworth, Canadian actor (b. 1946)
- 2017 – Sean Hughes, British-born Irish stand-up comedian (b. 1965)
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Την ανακατασκευή των εκθεσιακών και συνοδευτικών εγκαταστάσεων στον υφιστάμενο χώρο της ΔΕΘ, καθώς και τη δημιουργία Μητροπολιτικού πάρκου με έντονο το πράσινο στοιχείο το οποίο θα καλύπτει το 50% της συνολικής έκτασης, προβλέπει η πρόταση που παρουσίασε η διοίκηση της ΔΕΘ – HELEXPO στην υπουργό Μακεδονίας - Θράκης, Κατερίνα Νοτοπούλου.
Η πρόταση παρουσιάσθηκε κατά τη συνάντηση εργασίας που πραγματοποιήθηκε στο ΥΜΑΘ.
Στη διάρκεια τής, συζητήθηκαν ακόμη τα επόμενα στάδια υλοποίησης του σχεδίου, που περιλαμβάνουν αρχικά την έγκριση του ειδικού χωρικού σχεδίου και την έκδοση του σχετικού Προεδρικού Διατάγματος εντός του 2019. Ο ανασχεδιασμός του εκθεσιακού κέντρου θα συμβάλλει στην ανάπλαση του κέντρου της πόλης και στην επέκταση και αναδιαμόρφωση ενός Μητροπολιτικού Πάρκου σε συνθήκες «ζωντανής» δραστηριότητας.
Παράλληλα, οι νέες προοπτικές και αναπτυξιακές δυνατότητες που δημιουργούνται ανοίγουν το δρόμο προκειμένου η Θεσσαλονίκη να αποτελέσει ένα ισχυρό εκθεσιακό hub για τη Νοτιοανατολική Ευρώπη.
Η υφυπουργός Εσωτερικών (τομέας Μακεδονίας και Θράκης) δήλωσε πως υπάρχει από κοινού συνεργασία με τα συναρμόδια Υπουργεία και τη διοίκηση της ΔΕΘ – Helexpo προς την επίτευξη αυτών των στόχων.
1854: γεννιέται ο Ιρλανδός θεατρικός συγγραφέας, ποιητής και κριτικός Όσκαρ Ουάιλντ.
1886: γεννιέται ο Νταβίντ Μπεν Γκουριόν, ιδρυτής και πρώτος Πρωθυπουργός του Ισραήλ.
1890: γεννιέται ο Ιρλανδός πολιτικός και ηγέτης των επαναστατών Μάικλ Κόλινς. Το Δεκέμβριο του 1921 υπέγραψε τη Συνθήκη, που οδήγησε στη δημιουργία της ελεύθερης Ιρλανδίας και έγινε ο πρώτος Πρόεδρος της. Σκοτώθηκε σε ενέδρα από εξτρεμιστές στις 22 Αυγούστου 1922.
1899: επίσημοι κανόνες για το γυναικείο μπάσκετ διατυπώνονται για πρώτη φορά. Τον καιρό αυτό το γυναικείο μπάσκετ είναι πιο δημοφιλές από το ανδρικό.
1903: η διαμάχη για τα νοτιοανατολικά σύνορα της Αλάσκας λήγει υπέρ της Αμερικής, η οποία παίρνει στην κατοχή της όλους τους θαλάσσιους δρόμους προς την Αλάσκα εκτός της Διώρυγας Πόρτλαντ, που περνα στον Καναδά.
1908: γεννιέται ο κομμουνιστής ηγέτης της Αλβανίας, Εμβέρ Χότζα, ο οποίος κυβέρνησε από το 1944 έως το 1985.
1910: ο παγκόσμιος πρωταθλητής μεσαίων βαρών Stanley Ketchel πυροβολείται και πεθαίνει στο Conway του Μιζούρι.
1916: ανοίγει τις πόρτες της στη Νέα Υόρκη η πρώτη κλινική Οικογενειακού Προγραμματισμού από τις Φένια Μίντελ, Έθελ Μπερν και Μάργκαρετ Σάνγκελ.
1919: στην Ελλάδα, εξασφαλίζεται άδεια για την εισαγωγή από τη Ρουμανία πετρελαίου και οικοδομικών υλικών κάθε είδους.
1920: ο τζόκεϊ Gordon Richards κάνει το ντεμπούτο του στο Lingfield Park. Στην 34χρονη καριέρα του θα κερδίσει 4.870 από τις 21.843 κούρσες και θα κατακτήσει τον τίτλο του πρωταθλητή 26 φορές.
1921: ο πρωθυπουργός Δημήτριος Γούναρης ανακοινώνει, ότι κατά τις συνομιλίες του στο Λονδίνο, πέτυχε οικονομική ενίσχυση της Ελλάδας, γρήγορη άρση του αποκλεισμού και αναγνώριση του βασιλιά.
1923: ιδρύεται από τον Γουόλτ Ντίσνεϊ η κινηματογραφική εταιρία «Disney», που κυριαρχεί έως και σήμερα στον τομέα των κινουμένων σχεδίων.
1925: κατά τη διάσκεψη στο Λοκάρνο της Ελβετίας, αναθεωρείται η Συνθήκη των Βερσαλλιών, κατά την οποία Γαλλία, Γερμανία και Βέλγιο αναλαμβάνουν την υποχρέωση να διατηρήσουν τα σύνορα, όπως είχαν καθοριστεί από τη συνθήκη του 1919.
1927: γεννιέται ο νομπελίστας Γερμανός συγγραφέας Γκίντερ Γκρας.
1931: η καθολική Ισπανία νομιμοποιεί το διαζύγιο.
1932: ο Αϊνστάιν ανακοινώνει ότι, σύμφωνα με δικές του εκτιμήσεις, η ηλικία της Γης ανέρχεται σε 10 δισ. χρόνια.
1934: ξεκινά τη «μεγάλη πορεία» προς το Πεκίνο ο Μάο Τσε Τουνγκ, επικεφαλής 25.000 ανδρών, που θα τον φέρει 15 χρόνια αργότερα στην εξουσία.
1940: οι Ναζί ιδρύουν το Γκέτο της Βαρσοβίας. Μέσα σε τρία μόλις χρόνια οι έγκλειστοι Εβραίοι από 450 χιλιάδες αριθμούσαν μόλις 37.000.
1941: γερμανικά στρατεύματα καταλαμβάνουν την Οδησσό στη Μαύρη Θάλασσα.
1943: ο νέος ανώτατος αρχηγός των Ταγμάτων Ασφαλείας στην Ελλάδα, στρατηγός των SS Στρόοπ, ανακοινώνει, ότι θα τουφεκιστεί πολλαπλάσιος αριθμός πολιτών σε περίπτωση επίθεσης και θανάτου ανδρών της χωροφυλακής και της αστυνομίας.
1949: στην Ελλάδα, με ψήφισμα, επιτρέπεται η αναστολή της έκτισης της περαιτέρω ποινής για ορισμένες περιπτώσεις καταδικασθέντων δοσίλογων, υπουργών κατοχικών Κυβερνήσεων κλπ.
1951: δολοφονείται από Μουσουλμάνο ο Πακιστανός πρωθυπουργός Λιακουάτ Αλί Χαν.
1954: επανδρώνεται στο Ηράκλειο της Κρήτης η πρώτη σε ελληνικό έδαφος βάση των ΗΠΑ.
1956: γεννιέται η τραγουδίστρια Ελευθερία Αρβανιτάκη.
1962: στη Σαουδική Αραβία, ο βασιλιάς Σαούντ ορίζει Πρωθυπουργό τον πρίγκιπα Φεϊζάλ.
1963: νέος Καγκελάριος της Δυτικής Γερμανίας ορίζεται ο υπουργός Οικονομικών, Λούντβιχ Ερχαρντ.
1964: την πρώτη της δοκιμή ατομικής βόμβας πραγματοποιεί η Κίνα.
1968: ο Χρήστος Παπανικολάου καταρρίπτει το πανελλήνιο ρεκόρ στο επί κοντώ με 5.35 αλλά κατατάσσεται τέταρτος στους Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του Μεξικού. Πρώτος ανακηρύσσεται ο Αμερικανός Bob Seagren με 5.41.
1968: "οι μαύροι Αμερικανοί αθλητές των 200μ Tommie Smith (1ος) και John Carlos (3ος) ανεβαίνουν στο βάθρο της απονομής με υψωμένη τη γροθιά σε μαύρο γάντι και σκύβοντας το κεφάλι, χαιρετώντας με τον τρόπο που χαιρετά η ριζοσπαστική οργάνωση των νέγρων ""Μαύρη Δύναμη"" (Black Power). Οι δύο αθλητές αποκλείονται στη συνέχεια από τους αγώνες με απόφαση της Ομοσπονδίας των ΗΠΑ δύο μέρες μετά."
1968: στη Νέα Υόρκη των ΗΠΑ, 10.000 άτομα διαδηλώνουν κατά του Πολέμου στο Βιετνάμ.
1970: εκλέγεται Πρόεδρος της Αιγύπτου ο Ανουάρ αλ Σαντάτ, ως διάδοχος του δολοφονημένου Γκαμάλ Αμπντέλ Νάσερ.
1973: μοιράζονται το Νόμπελ Ειρήνης ο Αμερικανός υπουργός Εξωτερικών Χένρι Κίσινγκερ και ο Βορειοβιετναμέζος Λε Ντουκ Θο, επικεφαλής των ειρηνευτικών διαπραγματεύσεων. Ο Θο δεν αποδέχεται το βραβείο.
1982: στην Ιταλία, 100.000 άτομα διαδηλώνουν κατά της Μαφίας στο Παλέρμο.
1984: απονέμεται το Νόμπελ Ειρήνης στον Νοτιοαφρικανό αιδεσιμότατο Ντέσμοντ Τούτου, για τους αγώνες τους κατά των φυλετικών διαχωρισμών του Απαρχάιντ.
1984: πραγματοποιείται σε ιατρικό κέντρο της Καλιφόρνιας η πρώτη μεταμόσχευση καρδιάς σε άνθρωπο από δότη μπαμπουίνο από τον δόκτωρ Λέοναρντ Μπέιλι.
1985: πεθαίνει σε ηλικία 71 ετών ο χαράκτης Τάσσος (Αναστάσιος Αλεβίζος).
1989: ανακοινώνεται ότι ο Μίκης Θεοδωράκης κατεβαίνει ως υποψήφιος της ΝΔ στις προσεχείς βουλευτικές εκλογές.
1989: ξεσπά κυβερνητική κρίση στην Τουρκία μετά την παραίτηση της Κυβέρνησης Ετζεβίτ.
1991: διεξάγονται για πρώτη φορά προεδρικές εκλογές στην Αρμενία.
1992: απονέμεται το Νόμπελ Ειρήνης στη Ριγκομπέρτα Μεντσού, από τη Γουατεμάλα, για τον αγώνα της κατά των φυλετικών διακρίσεων και υπέρ των Ινδιάνων και αυτοχθόνων της Αμερικής.
1992: ο Μάτζικ Τζόνσον παίζει το πρώτο του επαγγελματικό παιχνίδι μετά την αποχώρησή του.
1993: σύμφωνα με δημοσίευμα εφημερίδας, πάνω από 1.500 Αλβανοί έχουν σκοτωθεί σε διάφορες χώρες της Ευρώπης.
1994: ο Δημήτρης Αβραμόπουλος, ο Κωνσταντίνος Κοσμόπουλος και ο Στέλιος Λογοθέτης εκλέγονται δήμαρχοι σε Αθήνα, Θεσσαλονίκη και Πειραιά αντίστοιχα.
1995: "στην Ουάσινγκτον, ένα εκατομμύριο μαύροι άνδρες συμμετέχουν στη συγκέντρωση της οργάνωσης ""Το Έθνος του Ισλάμ"", με συνθήματα κατά λευκών, χριστιανών και εβραίων."
1997: η ελληνική Κυβέρνηση προχωρά στη ρύθμιση αγροτικών χρεών, ύψους 200 δισ. δρχ., με την ψήφιση σχετικών τροπολογιών στη Βουλή.
1998: συλλαμβάνεται στο Λονδίνο ο πρώην δικτάτορας της Χιλής Αουγκούστο Πινοσέτ, έπειτα από αίτημα των ισπανικών δικαστικών αρχών, που τον καταζητούν για «γενοκτονία Ισπανών πολιτών».
1999: ο Δημοσθένης Ταμπάκος κατακτά το χάλκινο μετάλλιο στους κρίκους στο 34ο Παγκόσμιο Πρωτάθλημα Ενόργανης Γυμναστικής που γίνεται στην Κίνα.
2000: ο αγώνας Ρεάλ- Ολυμπιακός (75-73) εγκαινιάζει το νέο πρωτάθλημα μπάσκετ της Ευρωλίγκας που διοργανώνεται από την ULEB. Είναι το πρώτο πρωτάθλημα στα τελευταία 47 χρόνια που δεν εποπτεύεται από την FIBA και απαρτίζεται από 24 ομάδες.
2002: ανοίγει και πάλι τις πύλες της στον κόσμο, η Βιβλιοθήκη της Αλεξάνδρειας. Περισσότεροι από 3.000 εκλεκτοί προσκεκλημένοι παρίστανται στα εγκαίνια, που λαμβάνουν χώρα με κάθε μεγαλοπρέπεια. Για την κατασκευή της νέας βιβλιοθήκης χρειάστηκαν 12 χρόνια και περισσότερα από 220 εκατομμύρια δολάρια.
2003: κυκλοφορεί στην αγορά για τις εκδόσεις των Windows XP και Windows 2000 το iTunes.
2003: πεθαίνει σε ηλικία 77 ετών ο Ούγγρος Laszlo Papp, ο πρώτος πυγμάχος που κατέκτησε 3 συνεχόμενα ολυμπιακά μετάλλια (1948, 1952, 1956). Υπήρξε επίσης ο πρώτος πυγμάχος από το ανατολικό μπλοκ που έγινε επαγγελματίας.
|October 16th: On this Day|
|1951, 18 year old Richard Penniman, who was already using the stage name Little Richard made his first recordings for RCA Camden at the studios of Atlanta radio station WGST.|
|1956, Frankie Laine was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'A Woman In Love', the singers fourth and final UK No.1. Laine had the nicknames Mr. Rhythm and Old Leather Lungs.|
|1961, Decca records released 'Crazy' by Patsy Cline. The ballad, composed by Willie Nelson gave Cline a No.2 country hit in 1962. Nelson originally wrote the song for country singer Billy Walker, but Walker turned it down. The song's eventual success helped launch Nelson as a performer as well as a songwriter. It spent 21 weeks on the chart for Cline, and eventually became one of her signature tunes.|
|1962, The first night of a two month Motown Records package tour started in Washington DC, featuring Marvin Gaye The Supremes, Mary Wells, The Miracles and 12 year old Stevie Wonder.|
|1965, The Beatles recorded 'Day Tripper' at Abbey Road studio's London in three takes, they then added vocals and other overdubs, completing the song before the end of the day.|
|1967, Folk singer Joan Baez was arrested, along with 123 others, for blocking the entrance to an Armed Forces Induction Center in Oakland, California.|
|1969, Record company executive and founder of the Chess record label Leonard Chess died of a heart attack aged 52. Home to John Lee Hooker, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley Little Walter, The Moonglows, The Flamingos, Jimmy Reed and Sonny Boy Williamson.|
|1969, Bobbie Gentry was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with the Burt Bacharach and Hal David song 'I'll Never Fall In Love Again,' the singers only UK No.1.|
|1972, Creedence Clearwater Revival split up following the failure of their most recent album, 'Mardi Gras'. After limited success as a solo act and some legal hassles with Fantasy Records, John Fogarty would have two big hits in 1985, 'Center Field' and 'Rock and Roll Girls'. John's brother Tom Fogarty died in September, 1990 and the surviving members have been touring as Creedence Clearwater Revisited.|
|1976, One Hit Wonders Rick Dees and his Cast Of Idiots went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Disco Duck, (part one)'. Dees was a US TV and radio presenter, the song became a No.6 hit in the UK.|
|1976, Stevie Wonder's 'Songs In The Key Of Life', went to No.1 on the US album chart, (the working title was Let's See Life the Way It Is). Featuring the tracks 'Sir Duke', 'I Wish', 'Pastime Paradise' and 'Isn't She Lovely', it was Wonder's third US No.1 and became the best-selling and most critically acclaimed album of Wonder's career.|
|1982, Culture Club appeared on UK TV's Top Of The Pops performing 'Do You Really Want To Hurt Me'. They were booked on the show thanks to Shakin' Stevens being ill and not able to appear. The song became a major hit after their memorable performance on the music TV show.|
|1986, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton and Robert Cray joined other artists on stage in St Louis, for Chuck Berry's 60th birthday concert, as featured in the film 'Hail Hail! Rock & Roll'.|
|1988, Whitney Houston had her third UK No.1 single with 'One Moment In Time.' The song was recorded to celebrate the Seoul Olympic Games of 1988.|
|1992, Bob Dylan's 30th Anniversary (of his recording debut) tribute concert took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Guest performers include Neil Young, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Roger McGuinn, Tom Petty, Ronnie Wood and Dylan himself.|
|2001, Two security guards were sacked after refusing to allow Bob Dylan into his own concert. Dylan who had demanded that security on his 'Love and Theft' tour should be tighter than ever didn't have a pass when he arrived backstage.|
|2006, CBGB, the legendary New York punk club credited with discovering Patti Smith and Ramones, closed after a final gig by Smith herself. Blondie and Talking Heads also found fame after performing at the club, which helped launch US punk music. The venue first opened in December 1973, its full name CBGB OMFUG standing for "country, bluegrass, blues and other music for uplifting gormandizers".|
|2007, French rock star Bertrand Cantat was freed from jail after serving half of an eight-year sentence for killing his actress girlfriend. Cantat, singer with Noir Desir, was jailed for the manslaughter of Marie Trintignant after a violent row in a Lithuanian hotel in July 2003. She died after spending days in a coma.|
|2007, Madonna signed a ground-breaking recording and touring contract with concert promoter Live Nation becoming the first major star to choose an all-in-one agreement with a tour company over a traditional record contract. The deal reported to be worth $120m (£59m) over 10 years, would give Live Nation rights to all her music-related projects - including new albums, tours, merchandise, websites, DVDs, sponsorship, TV shows and films.|
|2010, Auburn University graduate student Justin Havird named a new species of fish, Lepidocephalichthys zeppelini, because the fish's pectoral fin reminded him of the double-neck guitar used by Jimmy Page. 'I'm a big Led Zeppelin fan, and I was listening to them while I was working on the fish,' Havird said. 'The structure that makes this species unique just reminded me of the guitar that Jimmy Page played'.|
|2015, Patti Smith was said to be moved to tears after a fan returned a bag of stolen goods to the singer, 36 years after they went missing. They included a shirt worn for a 1978 Rolling Stone cover shot and a bandana given to her by her late brother. The items went missing in June 1979 when a truck, which was carrying $40,000 in amplifiers, guitars and other musical equipment, was stolen from outside a hotel after Smith and her band played a show at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago.|
|October 16th: Born on this day|
|1923, Born on this day, Bert Kaempfert, songwriter, producer, (1961 US No.1 single 'Wonderland By Night'), Presley and Sinatra covered his songs, produced the first recorded Beatles session. He died on 21st June 1980.|
|1937, Born on this day, Emile Ford, US singer, 1959 UK No.1 single with The Checkmates, 'What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For''|
|1938, Born on this day in Koln, Germany, Nico (Christa Paffgen), singer with The Velvet Underground, whose first album, the only one to feature her, was one of the most influential of all time on aspiring musicians. Nico died on 18th July 1988 from a brain haemorrhage, while on holiday in Ibiza. She had hit her head after falling off her bicycle as a result of a minor heart attack.|
|1942, Born on this day, Dave Loveday, from English Merseybeat band The Fourmost who had the 1964 UK No.6 single 'A Little Loving'.|
|1943, Born on this day, Fred Turner, bass, vocals, Bachman Turner Overdrive, (1974 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet').|
|1945, Born on this day, Roger Hawkins, American drummer best known as part of the studio backing band known as the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section of Alabama. He played on many hits including, Percy Sledge (When a Man Loves a Woman), Aretha Franklin (Respect,, Wilson Pickett (Mustang Sally, The Staple Singers, Johnnie Taylor, Cat Stevens, Duane Allman, Joe Cocker, Paul Simon, Bob Seger, Rod Stewart, Bobby Bland, Traffic and Willie Nelson.|
|1947, Born on this day, American musician and songwriter Bob Weir, best known as a founding member of the Grateful Dead. The group released more than 140 albums during their career, the majority of them recorded live in concert.|
|1952, Born on this day, Cordell Mosson, American bassist who was a member of Parliament-Funkadelic. Mosson died of liver failure on April 18, 2013.|
|1953, Born on this day, Tony Carey, Rainbow, (1981 UK No.3 single 'I Surrender').|
|1959, Born on this day, British musician and actor Gary Kemp with Spandau Ballet who became one of the most successful groups to emerge during the New Romantic era and have produced a number of international hits during the 80s including 'True', 'Gold' and 'Through the Barricades.'|
|1962, Born on this day, Michael Balzary, (Flea), bass, vocals, Red Hot Chili Peppers(1994 UK No.9 single 'Give It Away' and 1992 UK No.26 single 'Under The Bridge', 2002 UK No.1 album By The Way).|
|1965, Born on this day, Simon Bartholomew from English group The Brand New Heavies, who had the 1994 UK No.13 single with their version of 'Midnight At The Oasis'.|
|1969, Born on this day, Wendy Wilson, vocals, Wilson Phillips, daughter of Beach Boy Brian Wilson, (1990 US No.1 & UK No.6 single 'Hold On').|
|1977, Born on this day, John Mayer, US singer, songwriter, 2003 Grammy award winner for 'Our Body Is A Wonderland', 2004 US No.1 single 'Daughters').|
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