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Historical Events Happened In June - 16

Friday, 21 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  Battle at Ligny: French army under Napoleon beats Prussia on June - 16.  

1815  Frederik Willem, duke of Brunswick (1813-15), dies in battle on this day in history.  

1822  On June - 16 denmark Vessy leads slave rebellion in South Carolina  

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

1834  On June - 16 wesley Merritt, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1910  

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

1842  Natchex Mississippi, hit by tornado; about 500 die on this day in history.  

1843  On June - 16 david Popper, composer  

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 this day in history.  

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 June - 16.  

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  On this day in history scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian  

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

1864  On June - 16 siege of Petersburg & Richmond begins  

1864  Battle of Lynchburg VA on this day in history.  

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 June - 16.  

1879  On this day in history gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theatre NYC  

1879  Gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theater NYC on this day in history.  

1879  On June - 16 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 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 June - 16.  

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 June - 16.  

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  On this day in history birth of nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer  

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  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 this day in history 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  On June - 16 hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen the Jonghe], medical/historian, dies at 63