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Historical Events Happened In June - 16

Monday, 26 January 2015

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  Franz Pforr, German painter/cartoonist (Lukasbund), dies at 23 on June - 16.  

1815  On June - 16 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 June - 16.  

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

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

1843  David Popper, composer on June - 16.  

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 June - 16.  

1858  Abraham Lincoln says "A house divided against itself cannot stand" on June - 16.  

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

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

1863  Paul Antonin Vidal, composer on this day in history.  

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

1864  On June - 16 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  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 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 June - 16 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  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  John Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557) was born on June - 16.  

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

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

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  On June - 16 birth of nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer  

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  Innocent III, pope, dies at 54 on June - 16.  

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  Death of Philip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (b. 1358) on this day in history.  

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

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 June - 16.