What Happened on October 16, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 10 Nazi leaders hanged as war criminals after Nuremberg trials

Famous Birthdays

  • Suzanne Somers, San Bruno California, actress (3's Company, Step by Step)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred G Jodl, Col-Gen/German staff chief weather authority, hanged
  • Alfred Rosenberg, German war criminal, hanged
  • Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s), hanged at 54
  • Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian Nazi (SS), hanged
  • Fritz Sauckel, German war criminal, hanged
  • Granville Ransome Bantock, English composer/conductor, dies at 78
  • Hans Frank, former Nazi Governor General of Occupied Poland, hanged

BattleExecution

Joachim von Ribbentrop, German war criminal, hanged

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop
Foreign Minister of the German Reich
Joachim von Ribbentrop
  • Wilhelm Frick, German war criminal, hanged
  • Wilhelm Keitel, German fieldmarshal, hanged