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Historical Events For June - 16

Friday, 20 October 2017

1804  Johann Adam Hiller, composer, dies at 75 on June - 16.  

1808  Georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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 June - 16.  

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

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

1832  Battle of Kellogg's Grove, Ill on this day in history.  

1834  Wesley Merritt, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1910 on June - 16.  

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

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  On this day in history david Popper, composer  

1853  On June - 16 johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer  

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

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

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

1858  On this day in history gustav V, king of Sweden (1907-50)  

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

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  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  Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law) on June - 16.  

1880  Salvation Army forms in Londo on this day in history.  

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  On June - 16 birth of isabella de Coucy, English princess (d. 1382)  

1514  On June - 16 birth of john Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557)  

1583  On this day in history birth of axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent  

1591  On June - 16 birth of joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655)  

1606  On June - 16 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  Nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer was born on June - 16.  

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

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 June - 16.  

1397  Death of Philip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (b. 1358) on June - 16.  

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

1492  Death of Jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded on June - 16.  

1575  On this day in history hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen the Jonghe], medical/historian, dies at 63  

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