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Historical Events Happened In June - 16

Friday, 31 October 2014

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

1808  Georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60 on June - 16.  

1812  On this day in history franz Pforr, German painter/cartoonist (Lukasbund), dies at 23  

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

1815  Frederik Willem, duke of Brunswick (1813-15), dies in battle on June - 16.  

1822  On June - 16 denmark Vessy leads slave rebellion in South Carolina  

1823  King Willem I opens shipyard at Rotterdam-Antwerp on June - 16.  

1831  Joseph Ignaz Schnabel, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

1834  Wesley Merritt, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1910 on this day in history.  

1836  London Working Men's Assn forms on June - 16.  

1837  On this day in history eli Long, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903  

1837  On this day in history valentino Fioravanti, composer, dies at 72  

1842  On June - 16 natchex Mississippi, hit by tornado; about 500 die  

1843  David Popper, composer on this day in history.  

1853  On this day in history johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer  

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

1858  On June - 16 abraham Lincoln says "A house divided against itself cannot stand"  

1858  On June - 16 the birth of King Gustav V of Sweden  

1858  On this day in history gustav V, king of Sweden (1907-50)  

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

1861  On this day in history scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian  

1863  On June - 16 paul Antonin Vidal, composer  

1864  On this day in history siege of Petersburg & Richmond begins  

1864  Battle of Lynchburg VA on this day in history.  

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

1871  Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of Mystic Shrine founded, NYC on this day in history.  

1873  Pres Grant decrees Wallowa Valley for Nez-Perce indians on June - 16.  

1874  Arthur Meighen, (C) 9th PM of Canada (1920-21, 1926) on June - 16.  

1879  On June - 16 gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theatre NYC  

1879  On June - 16 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  On June - 16 james Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies  

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Famous Birthdays In June - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1139  Emperor Konoe of Japan (d. 1155) was born on this day in history.  

1332  Isabella de Coucy, English princess (d. 1382) was born on June - 16.  

1514  John Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.  

1583  Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent was born on June - 16.  

1591  On June - 16 birth of joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655)  

1606  On June - 16 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  On June - 16 birth of nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer  

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  Innocent III, pope, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1246  On this day in history lutgardis/Ludgardis, Flemish mystic/saint, dies at about 64  

1361  On this day in history john Tauler, German mystic (Gottesfreunde) dies at about 61  

1397  Death of Philip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (b. 1358) on June - 16.  

1468  On this day in history death of jean Le Fevre, Burgundian chronicler (b. ca. 1395)  

1492  On June - 16 death of jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded  

1575  Hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen the Jonghe], medical/historian, dies at 63 on June - 16.