Today in History: Weightlifter Naim Süleymanoğlu, who took refuge in Turkey, was welcomed in Taksim

Naim Suleymanoglu
Naim Suleymanoglu

December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351th in leap years) according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left until the end of the year is 15.

Railways

  • December 16, 1918 The British dismantling a bridge in Aleppo and moving it to another place was described as a violation of the armistice by the Ottoman Empire.
  • 16 December 1932 Samsun-Sivas line opened.
  • 16 December 1947 opened the Palu-Young Railway line (62 km).

Olaylar

  • 1631 - Mount Vesuvius is active; about 4000 people died.
  • 1707 - The last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji occurs in Japan.
  • 1727 – The first book (Vankulu Lugati) was published in the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1773 - Boston Tea Party: American Colonists boarded three British ships in Boston harbor and spilled more than 300 tea chests in protest at tea taxes.
  • 1876 ​​– II. After Abdulhamid drove to the Friday greetings, it became a tradition for the Sultans to attend the ceremony with their royal carriages.
  • 1902 – 6,4 magnitude earthquake in Turkestan; About 4500 people died.
  • 1918 – in Giresun, Light The national newspaper began to appear.
  • 1920 – 8,6 magnitude earthquake in Guangzhou province in northwest China; 200 people died.
  • 1925 – Society-i Akvam accepted the previously determined “Brussels line” as the permanent Turkish-Iraqi border. According to this decision, Mosul was given to Iraq.
  • 1944 – Ardennes Offensive begins.
  • 1946 – Istanbul Martial Law Command closed down the Socialist Workers and Peasants Party of Turkey, the Socialist Party of Turkey, the Istanbul Trade Unions Union and the Istanbul Workers' Club. Also, StackNororDayHerUnionDost magazines and newspapers were banned. Tomorrow newspaper and Big East The publication of the magazine was suspended for 4 months.
  • 1949 – Ahmet Sukarno becomes the first President of Indonesia.
  • 1949 – The two-month visit of the leader of the Chinese Revolution, Mao Zedong, to the Soviet Union begins.
  • 1965 - NASA launched the Pioneer-6 probe into space on a Delta rocket. The last contact with the probe was on December 8, 2000.
  • 1967 - A group of scientists at Stanford University succeeded in isolating identical reproducible DNA.
  • 1969 – Istanbul Bosphorus Bridge was tendered for 303 billion liras.
  • 1972 – The 7,5-year sentence of Muzaffer Erdost, owner of Sol Publishing, was approved by the Supreme Court. Muzaffer Erdost was tried for publishing Vladimir Ilyich Lenin's book “What to Do”.
  • 1974 – The prosecutor's office launched an investigation when it was reported that the map of North America shown on the television news looked like Vladimir Ilyich Lenin.
  • 1977 – International Women's Day: The United Nations Organization decided to celebrate 8 March as International Women's Day.
  • 1982 – President of the Peace Association Mahmut Dikerdem was released.
  • 1985 – Mafia showdown: Paul Castellano and Thomas Bilotti are shot and killed outside a restaurant in New York on the orders of the Gambino family leader, John Gotti.
  • 1986 – Kocaeli Journalists Association was founded.
  • 1986 – Bulgarian Turkish weightlifter Naim Süleymanoğlu, who took refuge in Turkey, was welcomed in Taksim.
  • 1990 - Jean-Bertrand Aristide holds Haiti's first democratic elections kazanHe became the first elected President.
  • 1990 – Osman Hamdi Bey's painting “The Tortoise Trainer” was sold for a record price: 1 billion 750 million liras.
  • 1991 - Kazakhstan declared its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • 1991 – Feridun Yazar was elected as the Chairman of the People's Labor Party (HEP).
  • 1996 – Kirkuk-Yumurtalık Pipeline was reopened.
  • 1998 – United States to Iraq “Desert Fox' launched the operation. It was claimed that the reason for the operation was that Iraq prevented the United Nations from controlling the weapons of mass destruction in the country.
  • 2002 – Between NATO and the EU, “Joint Statement on NATO-EU European Security and Defense Policy” Strategic cooperation agreement was reached with The compromise allows the military units to be created by the EU within the framework of the European Security and Defense Policy (ESDP) to use NATO's capabilities in logistics, strategic and intelligence.

births

  • 1364 – III. Manuel, emperor of the Empire of Trebizond from March 20, 1390 until his death (d. 1417)
  • 1485 – Catherine of Aragon, queen of England (d. 1536)
  • 1742 – Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Prussian Generalfeldmarschall (d. 1819)
  • 1775 – Jane Austen, English writer (d. 1817)
  • 1775 – François-Adrien Boieldieu, French composer (d. 1834)
  • 1790 – Leopold I, king of Belgium (d. 1865)
  • 1809 – Pieter Philip van Bosse, Dutch liberal politician (d. 1879)
  • 1834 – Leon Walras, French economist (d. 1910)
  • 1836 – Ernst von Bergmann, Baltic German surgeon (d. 1907)
  • 1863 – George Santayana, Spanish-American philosopher, poet, and author (d. 1952)
  • 1866 – Vasily Kandinsky, Russian painter (d. 1944)
  • 1872 – Anton Ivanovich Denikin, Russian general (d. 1947)
  • 1882 – Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer (d. 1967)
  • 1883 – Károly Kós, Hungarian architect, writer, illustrator, politician (d. 1977)
  • 1888 – Alexander I, King of Yugoslavia (d. 1934)
  • 1899 – Noël Coward, English playwright, composer, and actor (d. 1973)
  • 1901 – Margaret Mead, American anthropologist (d. 1978)
  • 1903 Hardie Albright, American actor (d. 1975)
  • 1904 – Banat Batirova, Bashkir deputy, was awarded the title of Hero of Socialist Labor in the Bashkortostan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. kazanfirst woman (d. 1970)
  • 1905 – Daniel Carasso, French businessman (d. 2009)
  • 1917 – Sir Arthur C. Clarke, English science fiction author and inventor (2001: A Space Odyssey) (d. 2008)
  • 1926 – Arthur Robinson, Trinidad and Tobago politician (d. 2014)
  • 1927 – Randall Garrett, American science fiction and fantasy author (d. 1987)
  • 1928 – Philip Kindred Dick, American science fiction novelist and short story writer (d. 1982)
  • 1929 – William Courtney, English actor (d. 2011)
  • 1933 – Billy Kinard, American football player and coach (d. 2018)
  • 1935 – Nikos Sampson, Greek Cypriot politician and leader of Organization EOKA-B (d. 2001)
  • 1938 – Liv Ullmann, Norwegian actress
  • 1943 – Steven Bochco, American producer and writer (d. 2018)
  • 1943 – Patti Deutsch, American actress and comedian (d. 2017)
  • 1946 – Benny Andersson, Swedish musician and composer
  • 1946 – Zerrin Arbaş, Turkish ballet and cinema artist
  • 1946 – Ümit Meriç, Turkish sociologist and thinker
  • 1946 – Trevor David Pinnock, English harpsichordist and conductor
  • 1947 – Ben Cross, English actor (d. 2020)
  • 1947 – Martyn Poliakoff, English chemist
  • 1949 – Leons Briedis, Latvian poet, novelist, essayist, literary critic, and publisher (d. 2020)
  • 1951 – Aykut Barka, Turkish geologist (d. 2002)
  • 1951 – Ahmet Eşref Fakıbaba, Turkish physician and politician
  • 1951 Bill Johnson, American actor
  • 1952 – Francesco Graziani, Italian national football player and manager
  • 1954 – Carlo Brandt, Swiss actor and comedian
  • 1955 - Xander Berkeley, an American actor
  • 1959 – Alexander Lebedev, Russian businessman
  • 1960 – Canuto Kallan, Danish painter
  • 1961 – Shane Black, American filmmaker and actor
  • 1961 – Bill Hicks, American stand-up comedian (d. 1994)
  • 1962 – Maruschka Detmers, Dutch actress
  • 1963 - Benjamin Bratt is an American actor.
  • 1963 – James Mangold is an American film director and screenwriter.
  • 1964 – Celal Kadri Kınoğlu, Turkish theater and television actor
  • 1966 Dennis Wise is an English former international footballer.
  • 1967 – Miranda Otto, Australian actress
  • 1969 – Adam Riess, American astrophysicist and Nobel Prize laureate in Physics
  • 1971 – Paul van Dyk, German DJ and producer
  • 1971 – Seyhan Kurt, Turkish poet, writer and sociologist
  • 1972 – Belma Canciger, Turkish actress
  • 1972 – Željko Kalac, Croatian-Australian footballer
  • 1973 – Scott Storch, American record producer
  • 1975 - Kaba Diawara, Guinean football player
  • 1977 - Sylvain Distin, French football player
  • 1979 – Mihai Trăistariu, Romanian singer
  • 1982 – Justin Mentell, American actor and model (d. 2010)
  • 1984 – Theo James, English actor
  • 1988 – Mats Hummels, German Footballer
  • 1988 – Anna Poplewell, British film, theater, television actress
  • Hasan Hüseyin Acar, Turkish football player
  • Genki Yamada, Japanese football player
  • José Rodríguez Martínez, Spanish football player
  • 1997 – Zara Larsson, Swedish singer

Weapon

  • 705 – Wu Zetian, the only female Emperor in Chinese history (b. 624)
  • 882 – VIII. John, Pope from 14 December 872 until his death in 882
  • 1263 – IV. Haakon, King of Norway (1223-1263) (b. 1204)
  • 1474 – Ali Kuşçu, Turkish astronomer, mathematician and linguist (b. 1403)
  • 1594 - Allison Balfour, a Scots accused of being a witch, who was sentenced to death for it.
  • 1598 – Yi Sun-sin, Korean Admiral (b. 1545)
  • 1672 – II. Jan Kazimierz Waza, king of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania (b. 1609)
  • 1687 – William Petty, English economist, scientist, and philosopher (b. 1623)
  • 1774 – François Quesnay, French physician and economist (b. 1694)
  • 1783 – Johann Adolph Hasse, German composer (b. 1699)
  • 1859 – Wilhelm Grimm, German fairy tale writer (b. 1785)
  • 1897 – Alphonse Daudet, French writer (b. 1840)
  • 1921 – Camille Saint-Saëns, French composer (b. 1835)
  • 1922 – Gabriel Narutowicz, President of Poland (b. 1865)
  • 1922 – Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, Jewish newspaper editor (b. 1855)
  • 1945 – Giovanni Agnelli, Italian businessman (b. 1866)
  • 1956 – Ercüment Ekrem Talu, Turkish humorist and journalist (b. 1886)
  • 1965 – W. Somerset Maugham, English novelist and playwright (b. 1874)
  • 1967 – Edward Courtney Boyle, Royal Navy officer (b. 1887)
  • 1974 – Kostas Varnalis, Greek poet (b. 1884)
  • 1980 – Colonel Sanders, American philanthropist, entrepreneur, and businessman (b. 1890)
  • 1980 – Hellmuth Walter, German engineer (b. 1900)
  • 1982 – Colin Chapman, British designer (b. 1928)
  • 1989 – Silvana Mangano, Italian actress (b. 1930)
  • 1989 – Lee Van Cleef, American actor (b. 1925)
  • 1993 – Kakuei Tanaka, Japanese politician (b. 1918)
  • 2002 – Rakım Ziyaoğlu, Turkish journalist and writer (b. 1906)
  • 2006 – Don Jardine, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1940)
  • 2006 – Stanford Shaw, American historian (b. 1930)
  • 2009 – Yegor Timurovich Gaydar, Russian politician and businessman (b. 1956)
  • 2009 – Ali Taygun, Turkish theater, cinema and TV series actor and director (b. 1943)
  • 2017 – Angela Kokkola, Greek politician (b. 1932)
  • 2017 – Sharon Laws, British female professional cyclist and environmentalist (b. 1974)
  • 2017 – Keely Smith, American Grammy-winning female pop and jazz singer (b. 1928)
  • 2017 – Z'EV is an American poet, percussionist, and musical artist (b. 1951)
  • 2018 – Anca Pop, Romanian-Canadian singer (b. 1984)
  • 2019 – Sevim Tekeli, professor of Turkish history of science (b. 1924)
  • 2020 – Flavio Cotti, Swiss politician (b. 1939)
  • 2020 – Leticia Lee was an outspoken pro-Beijing figure in Hong Kong (b. 1964)
  • 2020 – Adela de Torrebiarte, Guatemalan politician (b. 1949)

Holidays and special occasions

  • Victory Day (Bangladesh and India)

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