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On This Day

April 16

World Voice Day

Eggs Benedict Day

1853 James Good’s Locomotive Works builds its first locomotive on Yonge Street & Queen Street in Toronto.

1894 Ardwick A.F.C becomes Manchester City F.C.

1939 In the first 7 game Stanley Cup series in the NHL playoffs The Boston Bruins win 4 games to 1 over the Toronto Maple Leafs

1972 NASA launches Apollo 16 from Cape Canaveral Florida

1989 Kelly Gruber of the Toronto Blue Jays becomes the first MLB to hit for the cycle vs Kansas City Royals

1910 Opening night at Boston Arena

1996 Modest Mouse release the album This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About

1999 The great one Wayne Gretzky plays his last game in the NHL. stats GP 1487 W 894 A 1963 P 2857 All Time leader in Points Goals & Assets

Happy Birthday

1889 Charlie Chaplin actor

1915 Robert Speck the first Mayor of Mississauga

1927 Pope Benedict XVI

1935 Bobby Vinton singer

1947 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar NBA great

1965 Martin Lawrence actor Do The Right Thing, House Party

1965 Jon Cryer actor Pretty in Pink, Two and half men

1968 Vickie Guerrero WWE manger

1970 Selena singer

1973 Akon rapper

1978 Lara Dutta Miss Universe

1985 Nate Diaz mix martial artist

1988 Jullie singer

1990 Lily Loveless

1992 Prince Sebastien of Luxembourg

1993 Chance The Rapper



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