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Historical Events Happened In June - 16

Thursday, 05 May 2016

1804  Johann Adam Hiller, composer, dies at 75 on June - 16.  

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  Denmark Vessy leads slave rebellion in South Carolina on this day in history.  

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

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

1832  Battle of Kellogg's Grove, Ill on this day in history.  

1834  Wesley Merritt, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1910 on June - 16.  

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

1837  On June - 16 eli Long, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903  

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

1842  Natchex Mississippi, hit by tornado; about 500 die on this day in history.  

1843  David Popper, composer on June - 16.  

1853  Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer on June - 16.  

1858  Abraham Lincoln accepts the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Illinois on June - 16.  

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

1858  On this day in history 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 June - 16.  

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

1863  On this day in history paul Antonin Vidal, composer  

1864  On June - 16 siege of Petersburg & Richmond begins  

1864  Battle of Lynchburg VA on June - 16.  

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

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

1873  Pres Grant decrees Wallowa Valley for Nez-Perce indians on this day in history.  

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

1879  Gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theatre NYC on this day in history.  

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

1879  Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law) on June - 16.  

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 June - 16.  

1332  Isabella de Coucy, English princess (d. 1382) was born on this day in history.  

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 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 June - 16 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 June - 16 innocent III, pope, dies at 54  

1246  On June - 16 lutgardis/Ludgardis, Flemish mystic/saint, dies at about 64  

1361  John Tauler, German mystic (Gottesfreunde) dies at about 61 on June - 16.  

1397  On June - 16 death of philip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (b. 1358)  

1468  On June - 16 death of jean Le Fevre, Burgundian chronicler (b. ca. 1395)  

1492  Death of Jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded on June - 16.  

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

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