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Historical Events Happened In June - 16

Thursday, 27 November 2014

1804  On June - 16 johann Adam Hiller, composer, dies at 75  

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

1812  On June - 16 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 June - 16.  

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 June - 16.  

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

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  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  On this day in history david Popper, composer  

1853  Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history the birth of King Gustav V of Sweden  

1858  Gustav V, king of Sweden (1907-50) on this day in history.  

1861  On June - 16 battle of Vienna, VA & Secessionville, SC (James Island)  

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

1863  Paul Antonin Vidal, composer on June - 16.  

1864  Siege of Petersburg & Richmond begins on June - 16.  

1864  On June - 16 battle of Lynchburg VA  

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  On June - 16 pres Grant decrees Wallowa Valley for Nez-Perce indians  

1874  On this day in history arthur Meighen, (C) 9th PM of Canada (1920-21, 1926)  

1879  On June - 16 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  Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law) on this day in history.  

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  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  On June - 16 birth of john Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557)  

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 June - 16.  

1606  Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (d. 1675) was born on June - 16.  

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

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  On June - 16 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  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  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.