April 16

April 5, 2018

On This Day

April 16 

World Voice Day 

Eggs Benedict Day 


1853 James Good’s Locomotive Works builds its first locomotive on Youge 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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