16 April It Happened Today

1689  Death of the British novelist Aphra Behn.

1828  Death of Spanish painter Francisco de Goya.

1850  Death of the founder of the London waxworks, Madame Marie Tussaud.

1867  Birth of aviation pioneer Wilbur Wright.

1889  Birth of Charlie Chaplin.

2007  A student kills 32 people at Virginia Tech University.

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