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Historical Events Happened In June - 16

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

1804  On this day in history johann Adam Hiller, composer, dies at 75  

1808  Georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1812  Franz Pforr, German painter/cartoonist (Lukasbund), dies at 23 on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history battle at Ligny: French army under Napoleon beats Prussia  

1815  On this day in history frederik Willem, duke of Brunswick (1813-15), dies in battle  

1822  On this day in history denmark Vessy leads slave rebellion in South Carolina  

1823  King Willem I opens shipyard at Rotterdam-Antwerp on this day in history.  

1831  On this day in history joseph Ignaz Schnabel, composer, dies at 64  

1832  On this day in history battle of Kellogg's Grove, Ill  

1834  On this day in history wesley Merritt, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1910  

1836  London Working Men's Assn forms on this day in history.  

1837  Eli Long, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903 on this day in history.  

1837  Valentino Fioravanti, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1842  On this day in history natchex Mississippi, hit by tornado; about 500 die  

1843  David Popper, composer on this day in history.  

1853  Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer on this day in history.  

1858  Abraham Lincoln accepts the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Illinois on this day in history.  

1858  On this day in history abraham Lincoln says "A house divided against itself cannot stand"  

1858  The birth of King Gustav V of Sweden on this day in history.  

1858  Gustav V, king of Sweden (1907-50) on this day in history.  

1861  Battle of Vienna, VA & Secessionville, SC (James Island) on this day in history.  

1861  Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history paul Antonin Vidal, composer  

1864  Siege of Petersburg & Richmond begins on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history battle of Lynchburg VA  

1871  On this day in history ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine founded, NYC  

1871  On this day in history ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of Mystic Shrine founded, NYC  

1873  On this day in history pres Grant decrees Wallowa Valley for Nez-Perce indians  

1874  Arthur Meighen, (C) 9th PM of Canada (1920-21, 1926) on this day in history.  

1879  On this day in history gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theatre NYC  

1879  On this day in history gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theater NYC  

1879  On this day in history fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)  

1880  On this day in history salvation Army forms in Londo  

1880  James Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In June - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1139  On this day in history birth of emperor Konoe of Japan (d. 1155)  

1332  On this day in history birth of isabella de Coucy, English princess (d. 1382)  

1514  On this day in history birth of john Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557)  

1583  On this day in history birth of axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent  

1591  On this day in history birth of joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655)  

1606  On this day in history birth of arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (d. 1675)  

1613  On this day in history birth of john Cleveland, English poet (d. 1658)  

1633  Nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In June - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0956  Hugo, the Great, duke of France, dies on this day in history.  

1216  On this day in history innocent III, pope, dies at 54  

1246  Lutgardis/Ludgardis, Flemish mystic/saint, dies at about 64 on this day in history.  

1361  John Tauler, German mystic (Gottesfreunde) dies at about 61 on this day in history.  

1397  On this day in history death of philip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (b. 1358)  

1468  Death of Jean Le Fevre, Burgundian chronicler (b. ca. 1395) on this day in history.  

1492  On this day in history death of jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded  

1575  Hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen the Jonghe], medical/historian, dies at 63 on this day in history.