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Historical Events Happened In June - 16

Thursday, 02 October 2014

1804  Johann Adam Hiller, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1808  On June - 16 georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60  

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

1815  On June - 16 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 June - 16.  

1831  On June - 16 joseph Ignaz Schnabel, composer, dies at 64  

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

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

1836  On this day in history london Working Men's Assn forms  

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

1837  On this day in history 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  On this day in history abraham Lincoln accepts the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Illinois.  

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

1858  The birth of King Gustav V of Sweden on June - 16.  

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

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  Paul Antonin Vidal, composer on June - 16.  

1864  On June - 16 siege of Petersburg & Richmond begins  

1864  On this day in history battle of Lynchburg VA  

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  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  Gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theatre NYC on June - 16.  

1879  Gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theater NYC on June - 16.  

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

1880  Salvation Army forms in Londo on June - 16.  

1880  James Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies on June - 16.  

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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  John Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557) was born on June - 16.  

1583  Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent was born on this day in history.  

1591  Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655) was born on this day in history.  

1606  On June - 16 birth of arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (d. 1675)  

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.  

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

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

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