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Historical Events Happened In June - 16

Monday, 08 February 2016

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

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

1812  Franz Pforr, German painter/cartoonist (Lukasbund), dies at 23 on June - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1822  Denmark Vessy leads slave rebellion in South Carolina on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history battle of Kellogg's Grove, Ill  

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

1836  On June - 16 london Working Men's Assn forms  

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

1837  Valentino Fioravanti, composer, dies at 72 on June - 16.  

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

1843  David Popper, composer on June - 16.  

1853  On June - 16 johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer  

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

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  Battle of Vienna, VA & Secessionville, SC (James Island) on this day in history.  

1861  Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian on June - 16.  

1863  On this day in history paul Antonin Vidal, composer  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1879  On June - 16 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 June - 16 fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)  

1880  On June - 16 salvation Army forms in Londo  

1880  James Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In June - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1139  On June - 16 birth of emperor Konoe of Japan (d. 1155)  

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  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  On this day in history 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 June - 16.  

Famous Deaths In June - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0956  On this day in history hugo, the Great, duke of France, dies  

1216  Innocent III, pope, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1246  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1575  Hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen the Jonghe], medical/historian, dies at 63 on June - 16.  

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