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Piet Rooijakkers (born August 16 1980 in Gerwen North Brabant) is a road bicycle racer from the Netherlands. He retired after the 2010 season after his previous team Skil-Shimano did […]
Sir Howard Morley Robertson MC RA (16 August 1888 – 5 May 1963) was an American-born British architect President of the Royal Institute of British Architects from 1952 to 1954 […]
Brother Roger (French: Frère Roger; Provence Switzerland May 12 1915 – Taizé August 16 2005) was the founder and first prior of the Taizé Community an ecumenical monastic community.
The Stillwater Dam is an embankment dam on the Lackawanna River in Susquehanna County Pennsylvania. It is located 3.2 mi (5 km) north of Forest City and was completed in […]
Hamza Dirani حمزة ديراني (born in Amman August 16 1982) is a Jordanian race car and kart racing driver. In addition to competing successfully in karting in Jordan Lebanon Dubai […]
Elijah Lewis Forrester (August 16 1896 – March 19 1970) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.
The Atlas SLV-3 or SLV-3 Atlas was an American expendable launch system derived from the SM-65 Atlas missile. It was a member of the Atlas family of rockets and was […]
Otto Gunnar Neuriesser (born 16 August 1961 in Karlskoga) is a Swedish former alpine skier who competed in the 1984 Winter Olympics.
Jonathan Bellis (born 16 August 1988) is a Manx racing cyclist from Douglas riding for Christina Watches-Dana. He has represented Great Britain on the track and the road.Bellis emerged from […]
Richard Upjohn (22 January 1802 – 16 August 1878) was an English-born architect who emigrated to the United States and became most famous for his Gothic Revival churches. He was […]
Stephen Friel Nuckolls (August 16 1825 – February 14 1879) was a Delegate from the Territory of Wyoming and co-founder of Nebraska City Nebraska
George Roberts Andrews is former American diplomat serving as ambassador to Mauritius.Andrews graduated from Princeton University (B.A. 1953) and the Universite de Strasbourg in France (M.A. 1954). He was born […]
John Mosher Bailey (August 24 1838 – February 21 1916) was an American politician who represented New York in the United States House of Representatives from 1878-1881.
Harry Collier (1 October 1907 – 16 August 1994) was an Australian rules footballer in the Victorian Football League.
Bunta Sugawara (菅原 文太 Sugawara Bunta born August 16 1933) is a Japanese actor from Sendai Miyagi Prefecture who has appeared in almost 200 feature films. He is the father […]
Marion Anthony (Tony) Trabert (born August 16 1930 in Cincinnati Ohio) is a retired American former World No. 1 tennis champion and long-time tennis author TV commentator instructor and motivational […]
Albanian Supercup 2010 is the 17th edition of the Albanian Supercup since its establishment in 1989. The match was contested between the 2009–10 Albanian Cup winners KS Besa and the […]
Samuel S. Yoder (August 16 1841 – May 11 1921) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.
(Al-sayyid) Ahmad Ali Al-Mirghani (Arabic: أحمد الميرغني 16 August 1941 North Khartoum – November 2 2008) was the President of Sudan from May 6 1986 to June 30 1989 when […]
Kálmán Széll de Duka et Szentgyörgyvölgy (8 June 1843 – 16 August 1915) was a Hungarian politician who served as Prime Minister of Hungary from 1899 to 1903.