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Today's Puzzle
Who said, "No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar"?



Today's History Trivia for August 16
Today's Trivia August 16, 1994: First Smartphone

1994 First Smartphone



Today's Trivia August 16, 1977: Death of Elvis Presley

1977 Death of Elvis Presley



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Today's Trivia August 16, 1920: First Major-League Baseball Player Mortally Wounded During a Game

1920 First Major-League Baseball Player Mortally Wounded During a Game



1985 Madonna


1984 John DeLorean


1962 The Beatles


1954 First issue of Sports Illustrated


1861 Civil War


1858 First transatlantic telegraph message


1812 General Hull surrenders Detroit


1619 Slavery



Today's Birthdays for August 16
Today's Trivia August 16, 1905: Mariya Vasilyevna Oktyabrskaya

1905 Mariya Vasilyevna Oktyabrskaya d. 1944


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Today's Trivia August 16, 1888: Lawrence of Arabia

1888 Lawrence of Arabia d. 1935



1960 Timothy Hutton


1958 Madonna


1946 Lesley Ann Warren


Today's Trivia August 16, 1933: Julie Newmar

1933 Julie Newmar


Today's Trivia August 16, 1930: Robert Culp

1930 Robert Culp d. 2010


Today's Trivia August 16, 1930: Frank Gifford

1930 Frank Gifford d. 2015


Today's Trivia August 16, 1928: Eydie Gormé

1928 Eydie Gormé d. 2013


Today's Trivia August 16, 1924: Fess Parker

1924 Fess Parker d. 2010


1920 Charles Bukowski d. 1994


1894 George Meany d. 1980


1892 Hal Foster d. 1982


1884 Hugo Gernsback d. 1967


1845 Gabriel Lippmann d. 1921



Deaths for August 16

1977 Elvis Presley b. 1935



1956 Bela Lugosi b. 1882



1948 Babe Ruth b. 1895



2012 William Windom b. 1923


1995 Oveta Culp Hobby b. 1905


1993 Stewart Granger b. 1913


1989 Amanda Blake b. 1929


1973 Selman Abraham Waksman b. 1888


1963 R.B. Fuller b. 1890


1949 Margaret Mitchell b. 1900


1921 Peter I b. 1844


1899 Robert Wilhelm Bunsen b. 1811


1893 Jean-Martin Charcot b. 1825


1888 John Styth Pemberton b. 1831


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