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Historical Events For June - 16

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

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

1808  On this day in history georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60  

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

1815  Battle at Ligny: French army under Napoleon beats Prussia on this day in history.  

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

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

1823  On this day in history king Willem I opens shipyard at Rotterdam-Antwerp  

1831  Joseph Ignaz Schnabel, composer, dies at 64 on June - 16.  

1832  Battle of Kellogg's Grove, Ill on June - 16.  

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

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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  On June - 16 valentino Fioravanti, composer, dies at 72  

1842  Natchex Mississippi, hit by tornado; about 500 die on June - 16.  

1843  David Popper, composer on June - 16.  

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 June - 16.  

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

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

1858  Gustav V, king of Sweden (1907-50) on June - 16.  

1861  On this day in history battle of Vienna, VA & Secessionville, SC (James Island)  

1861  On June - 16 scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian  

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 June - 16.  

1871  On June - 16 ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of Mystic Shrine founded, NYC  

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 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 June - 16 fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)  

1880  Salvation Army forms in Londo on June - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1583  On June - 16 birth of axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent  

1591  Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655) was born on June - 16.  

1606  Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (d. 1675) was born on this day in history.  

1613  John Cleveland, English poet (d. 1658) was born on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Deaths In June - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0956  On June - 16 hugo, the Great, duke of France, dies  

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

1246  On June - 16 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  Death of Jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded on this day in history.  

1575  On June - 16 hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen the Jonghe], medical/historian, dies at 63  

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