October 16th-This Day In History

October 16 is the 289th day of the year. There are 76 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Wednesday or Thursday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Saturday (56).

+ 1875 – Brigham Young University is founded in Provo, Utah.

+ 1923 – The Walt Disney Company is founded by Walt Disney and his brother, Roy Disney.

+ 1968 – United States athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos are kicked off the US team for participating in the 1968 Olympics Black Power salute.

+ 1991 – Luby's shooting: George Hennard runs amok in Killeen, Texas, killing 23 and wounding 20 in Luby's Cafeteria.

( Births )

1815 – Francis Lubbock, American colonel and politician, 9th Governor of Texas (d. 1905)

 

+ 1884 – Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (d. 1916)

+ 1946 – Suzanne Somers, American actress and producer

+ 1958 – Tim Robbins, American actor, director, and screenwriter

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