Today in History: First Cinemascope Film Screened in New York

First Cinemascope Movie
First Cinemascope Movie

September 16 is the 259th (260th in leap years) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left until the end of the year is 106.

Railways

  • 16 September 1922 The Afyon-Banaz section, which was evacuated by the enemy during the Great Offensive, was replenished. Covers Station reached. In this way, the carriages from the Shepherds began to be transported by rail.
  • September 16, 2006 The foundation of the TCDD-ROTEM-HYUANDAI- HACO- ASAŞ joint venture, which is the first high-speed train factory of our country and established with the partnership of Turkish-Korean, was laid by the Minister of Transport Binali Yıldırım in Adapazarı.
  • 16 September 2000 opened in Taksim-4.Levent.

Olaylar 

  • 1598 – The Korean Navy triumphs over the Japanese Navy at Myong-Yang.
  • 1810 – Miguel Hidalgo launches the Mexican War of Independence against Spanish rule in the Mexican town of Dolores with his speech, later called "Dolores' scream" ("Grito de Dolores").
  • 1873 - End of the German occupation of France.
  • 1908 – Founding of General Motors Company.
  • 1919 – During the Turkish War of Independence, the “Hareket-i Milliye Redd-i Annexation Delegation”, established at the Balıkesir Congress, convened for the third time. It was decided that the decisions taken at the Alaşehir Congress would be implemented in Balıkesir as well.
  • 1924 – The uprising in the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic is brutally suppressed.
  • 1935 – Sümerbank Kayseri Cloth Factory was opened. The factory, which was the first facility that started the industrial movement in the Republican era, was established with a loan of 8,5 million TL from the Soviet Union.
  • 1935 – Turkish National Wrestling Team became the Balkan Champion in the 4th Balkan Wrestling Championship.
  • 1941 – Battle of Kiev: World War II. In World War II, the German forces' siege of Kiev and its surroundings was completed.
  • 1950 - American forces land in Incheon, the southern port of Korea.
  • 1953 – The first cinemascope film was shown in New York.
  • 1961 – Fatin Rüştü Zorlu and Hasan Polatkan, who were sentenced to death as a result of the Yassıada Trials, were executed. The execution of the death sentence of Prime Minister Adnan Menderes was postponed due to his suicide attempt.
  • 1969 – The passenger plane SEÇ of Turkish Airlines was hijacked to Sofia, Bulgaria, by Sadi Toker with a toy gun.
  • 1973 – Revolutionary artist Victor Jara is shot at the Santiago Stadium, Chile, following Pinochet's coup.
  • 1975 - Papua New Guinea declared its independence from Australia.
  • 1978 – 20 thousand people died in the earthquake that lasted for one minute in Iran.
  • 1982 – Sabra and Shatila Massacre: Pro-Israel far-right Christian Falangist militias carried out massacres in the Palestinian refugee camps called Sabra and Shatila in West Beirut.
  • 2011 – Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Council accepted the pedestrianization of the entire Taksim Square.

births 

  • 1386 – King of England and Ireland during the reign of Henry V (1413 – 1422) (d. 1422)
  • 1507 – Jiajing, 11th emperor of China's Ming Dynasty (d. 1567)
  • 1626 – Leopold Wilhelm, German prince (d. 1671)
  • 1745 – Mikhail Kutuzov, Russian field marshal (d. 1813)
  • 1782 – Daoguang, Qing Dynasty Emperor of China (d. 1850)
  • 1816 – Charles Thomas Newton, English archaeologist (d. 1894)
  • 1859 – Yuan Shikai, Chinese general and statesman (d. 1916)
  • 1885 – Karen Horney, American psychoanalyst (d. 1952)
  • 1887 – Jean Arp, German-French sculptor, painter and poet (d. 1966)
  • 1888 – Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Finnish writer (d. 1964)
  • 1891 - Karl Dönitz, German Navy Commander, Grand Admiral and II. President of Germany at the end of World War II (d. 1980)
  • 1893 – Albert Szent-Györgyi, Hungarian physiologist and Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine (discoverer of vitamin C) (d. 1986)
  • 1893 – Alexander Korda, English director and producer (d. 1956)
  • 1904 – Nikolai Ostrovsky, Russian writer (d. 1936)
  • 1910 – Erich Kempka, lieutenant colonel in Nazi Germany (d. 1975)
  • 1916 - Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw, St. Kitts and Nevis politician (d. 1978)
  • 1922 – Guy Hamilton, British film director and screenwriter (d. 2016)
  • 1923 – Lee Kuan Yew, Singaporean statesman (d. 2015)
  • 1924 – Lauren Bacall, American actress and model (d. 2014)
  • 1925 Charles Haughey, Prime Minister of Ireland (d. 2006)
  • 1925 – BB King, American musician (d. 2015)
  • 1927 – Peter Falk, American actor (d. 2011)
  • 1928 – Patricia Wald, American judge (d. 2019)
  • 1930 – Anne Francis, American actress (d. 2011)
  • 1934 – Elgin Baylor, former American basketball player (d. 2021)
  • 1934 – George Chakiris, American actor, dancer, and Oscar winner
  • 1934 – Ronnie Drew, Irish singer (d. 2008)
  • 1937 – Alexander Medved, Belarusian-born Soviet wrestler
  • 1939 – Breyten Breytenbach, South African writer, painter, and Afrikaans poet
  • 1940 – Hamiet Bluiett, American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer
  • 1941 - Richard Perle, American political consultant. Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense
  • 1943 – Anne-Marie Minvielle, French journalist (d. 2019)
  • 1945 – Muammer Hacıoğlu, Turkish poet (d. 1992)
  • 1950 – Mehmet Ali Şahin, Turkish lawyer and politician
  • 1952 - Mickey Rourke, American actor
  • 1953 – Jerry Pate, American golfer
  • 1953 – Manuel Pellegrini, Chilean football player and manager
  • 1956 – David Copperfield, American illusionist
  • 1957 – Clara Furse, British businesswoman
  • 1958 – Neville Southall, Welsh national football player
  • 1958 – Jennifer Tilly is an American actress, voice actor, and professional poker player.
  • 1963 – Yonca Evcimik, Turkish singer, dancer, actress, producer and presenter
  • 1963 – Richard Marx, American singer-songwriter, record producer
  • 1964 - Rossy de Palma, Spanish actress
  • 1964 – Dave Sabo, American musician
  • 1964 – Molly Shannon, American comedian, actress, and voice actor
  • 1965 – Karl-Heinz Riedle, German national football player and manager
  • 1966 Kevin Young, American former athlete
  • 1968 – Marc Anthony, Latin singer, songwriter, and actor
  • 1971 - Amy Poehler, American actress
  • 1973 – Camiel Eurlings, Dutch politician
  • 1974 – Loona, Dutch pop-dance musician and singer.
  • 1976 – Tina Barrett, English singer and actress
  • 1977 – Musiq Soulchild, American singer
  • 1978 – Brian Sims, American lawyer and LGBT civil rights activist
  • 1979 - Fanny Biascamano, French singer
  • 1981 – Alexis Bledel, American actress
  • 1982 – Barbara Engleder, German shooter
  • 1983 – Kirsty Coventry, world record-holding swimmer from Zimbabwe
  • 1984 – Sabrina Bryan is an American actress, singer, songwriter, dancer, choreographer, fashion designer, and television personality.
  • 1984 – Katie Melua, Georgian-English singer, songwriter and musician
  • 1987 – Merve Bolugur, Turkish cinema and TV series actress
  • 1987 – Kyle Lafferty, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1987 – Burry Stander, South African cyclist (d. 2013)
  • 1989 - Salomón Rondón is a Venezuelan football player.
  • 1992 – Nick Jonas, American actor and Jonas Brothers vocalist, drummer, and guitarist
  • 1994 – Mina Popović, Serbian volleyball player
  • 1995 – Aaron Gordon, American basketball player

Weapon 

  • 307 – Flavius ​​Valerius Severus, Roman Emperor (deposed and killed) (b. ?)
  • 1380 – Charles V, king of France from 1364 until his death in 1380 (b. 1338)
  • 1498 – Tomás de Torquemada, Spain's first major inquisitor (b. 1420)
  • 1573 – Asakura Yoshikage, Japanese Daimyo (b. 1533)
  • 1583 – Catherine Jagiellon, queen of the Swedish consort (b. 1526)
  • 1672 – Anne Bradstreet, English-American feminist poet (first female poet in the American colonies) (b. 1612)
  • 1681 – Cihanara Begum, daughter of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan (b. 1614)
  • 1701 – II. James, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland (b. 1633)
  • 1736 – Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, German physicist (the Fahrenheit unit of measurement for temperature is named after him) (b. 1686)
  • 1782 – Farinelli, Italian contralto, soprano, and castrato artist (b. 1705)
  • 1803 – Nicolas Baudin, French explorer (b. 1754)
  • 1824 – XVIII. Louis, King of France (b. 1755)
  • 1896 – Antônio Carlos Gomes, Brazilian composer (b. 1836)
  • 1925 – Alexander Friedman, Russian physical cosmologist and mathematician (b. 1888)
  • 1931 – Omar Mukhtar, leader of the resistance movement against the Italians in Libya (b. 1858)
  • 1932 – Ronald Ross, English physician and Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1857)
  • 1944 – Gustav Bauer, chancellor of the Weimar Republic 1919-1920 (b. 1870)
  • 1946 – Henri Gouraud, French soldier (b. 1867)
  • 1946 – James Hopwood Jeans, English physicist, astronomer, and mathematician (b. 1877)
  • 1959 – Süleyman Hilmi Tunahan, Islamic scholar, Quran teacher and preacher (b. 1888)
  • 1961 – Fatin Rüştü Zorlu, Turkish politician and bureaucrat (b. 1910)
  • 1961 – Hasan Polatkan, Turkish politician (b. 1915)
  • 1965 – Fred Quimby, American cartoon producer (b. 1886)
  • 1967 – Burhan Toprak, Turkish art historian (b. 1906)
  • 1973 – Víctor Jara, Chilean artist (b. 1932)
  • 1976 – Bertha Lutz, Brazilian zoologist, politician, and diplomat (b. 1894)
  • 1977 – Maria Callas, Greek soprano (b. 1923)
  • 1979 – Gio Ponti, Italian architect and designer (b. 1891)
  • 1980 – Jean Piaget, Swiss psychologist (b. 1896)
  • 1982 – Muhittin Sadak, Turkish musician and choirmaster of the State Opera (b. 1900)
  • 1984 – Richard Brautigan, American author (b. 1935)
  • 1988 – Dick Pym, English national goalkeeper (b. 1893)
  • 1991 – Olga Spessivtseva, Russian ballerina (b. 1895)
  • 2000 – Şükriye Dikmen, Turkish painter (b. 1918)
  • 2001 – Samuel Z. Arkoff, American film producer (b. 1918)
  • 2002 – Muzaffer Uyguner Turkish poet, writer and researcher (b. 1923)
  • 2003 – Sheb Wooley, American actor and singer (b. 1921)
  • 2005 – Gordon Gould, American physicist (b. 1920)
  • 2007 – Robert Jordan, American writer (Wheel of Time author of the epic fantasy series) (b. 1948)
  • 2008 – Kemal Cross, Turkish journalist, researcher and writer (b. 1964)
  • 2009 – Mary Travers, American musician and singer (b. 1936)
  • 2010 – Robert J. White, American neurosurgeon (b. 1926)
  • 2011 – Kara Kennedy, TV producer (b. 1960)
  • 2012 – John Ingle, American television actor and voice actor (b. 1928)
  • 2012 – Friedrich Zimmermann, Former German politician (b. 1925)
  • 2013 – Patsy Swayze, American dance instructor and choreographer (b. 1927)
  • 2015 – Guy Béart, French singer and songwriter (b. 1930)
  • 2016 – Edward Albee, American playwright (b. 1928)
  • 2016 – Tarık Akan, Turkish actor, actor and filmmaker[1] (b. 1949)
  • 2016 – Gabriele Amorth, Italian Catholic priest (b. 1925)
  • 2016 – Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Italian politician and banker (b. 1920)
  • 2016 – WP Kinsella, Canadian author and novelist (b. 1935)
  • 2016 – António Mascarenhas Monteiro, Cape Verdean politician (b. 1944)
  • 2017 – Mitchell Flint, American lawyer, veteran aviator, and fighter pilot (b. 1923)
  • 2017 – Petr Šabach, Czech writer (b. 1951)
  • 2018 – Iris Acker, American actress, television host, producer, dancer, and writer (b. 1930)
  • 2018 – Perry Miller Adato, American documentary filmmaker, director, and writer (b. 1921)
  • 2018 – Maartin Allcock, English multi-instrumentalist and record producer (b. 1957)
  • 2018 – Kevin Beattie, English former international football player (b. 1953)
  • 2019 – Luigi Colani, German industrial engineer, designer and architect (b. 1928)
  • 2019 – BJ Khatal-Patil, Indian politician, writer and activist (b. 1919)
  • 2020 – Ahmed bin Salah, Tunisian politician and trade unionist (b. 1926)
  • 2020 – Stanley Crouch, American poet, journalist, author, and music critic (b. 1945)
  • 2020 – Enrique Irazoqui, Spanish actor and political activist (b. 1944)
  • 2020 – PR Krishna Kumar, native ayurvedic doctor (b. 1951)
  • 2020 – Balli Durga Prasad Rao, Indian politician (b. 1956)
  • 2020 – Saefullah, Indonesian politician and educator (b. 1964)

Holidays and special occasions 

  • International Day of Conservation of the Ozone Layer
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