April 16, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Cleve Indian Bob Feller hurls an opening day no-hitter vs Chic, 1-0

Birthdays in History

  • BenoĆ®t Bouchard, French-Canadian politician
  • Lord Camoys, deputy CEO (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)
  • Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark (1972- )
  • Paul Cox, Dutch-born Australian director (Lonely Hearts), born in Venlo, the Netherlands (d. 2016)