Star Map for Wednesday August 16, 1950

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On 16 August 1950

Birthdate of Hasely Crawford, Trinidadian runner; Stockwell Day, Canadian businessman and politician, 15th Canadian Minister of International Trade; and Jeff Thomson, Australian cricketer.

50th anniversary

The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends after a 13-day siege is lifted by the British. The battle had begun when a force of between 2,000 and 3,000 Boers had surrounded a force of 500 Australians, Rhodesians, Canadians and British soldiers at a supply dump at Brakfontein Drift..

Birthdate of Ida Browne, Australian geologist and palaeontologist (d. 1976).

Death of José Maria de Eça de Queirós, Portuguese journalist and author (b. 1845).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Willie Jones, American baseball player (d. 1983); and Mal Waldron, American pianist and composer (d. 2002).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Bruce Beresford, Australian director and producer.

5th anniversary

An assassination attempt is made on Japan's prime minister, Kantar Suzuki..

The National Representatives' Congress, the precursor of the current National Assembly of Vietnam, convenes in Sn Dng..

Birthdate of Bob Balaban, American actor, director, and producer; Russell Brookes, English race car driver; Suzanne Farrell, American ballerina and educator; and Gary Loizzo, American guitarist, singer, recording engineer, and record producer (d. 2016).

Death of Takijir nishi, Japanese admiral (b. 1891).

4th anniversary

Mass riots in Kolkata begin; more than 4,000 people would be killed in 72 hours..

The All Hyderabad Trade Union Congress is founded in Secunderabad..

Birthdate of Masoud Barzani, Iranian-Kurdish politician, President of Iraqi Kurdistan; and Lesley Ann Warren, American actress.

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Carol Moseley Braun, American lawyer and politician, United States Ambassador to New Zealand; and Katharine Hamnett, English fashion designer.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Earl Blumenauer, American politician, U.S. Representative from Oregon; Barry Hay, Indian-born Dutch rock musician (Golden Earring); Mike Jorgensen, American baseball player and manager; Pierre Reid, Canadian educator and politician; and Joey Spampinato, American singer-songwriter and bass player (NRBQ).

Death of Babe Ruth, American baseball player and coach (b. 1895).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Scott Asheton, American drummer (d. 2014); Paul Pasqualoni, American football player and coach; and Bill Spooner, American guitarist and songwriter (The Tubes).

Death of Margaret Mitchell, American journalist and author (b. 1900).

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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