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Historical Events Happened In June - 16

Thursday, 02 April 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 this day in history battle at Ligny: French army under Napoleon beats Prussia  

1815  On June - 16 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  King Willem I opens shipyard at Rotterdam-Antwerp on this day in history.  

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

1832  On June - 16 battle of Kellogg's Grove, Ill  

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

1836  London Working Men's Assn forms on this day in history.  

1837  On this day in history eli Long, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903  

1837  Valentino Fioravanti, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1842  On this day in history natchex Mississippi, hit by tornado; about 500 die  

1843  On this day in history 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  Abraham Lincoln says "A house divided against itself cannot stand" on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1864  On this day in history siege of Petersburg & Richmond begins  

1864  Battle of Lynchburg VA on June - 16.  

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 June - 16.  

1873  On June - 16 pres Grant decrees Wallowa Valley for Nez-Perce indians  

1874  Arthur Meighen, (C) 9th PM of Canada (1920-21, 1926) on June - 16.  

1879  Gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theatre NYC on June - 16.  

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  On June - 16 salvation Army forms in Londo  

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

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

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 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  Hugo, the Great, duke of France, dies on June - 16.  

1216  On June - 16 innocent III, pope, dies at 54  

1246  On this day in history lutgardis/Ludgardis, Flemish mystic/saint, dies at about 64  

1361  On June - 16 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  On this day in history hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen the Jonghe], medical/historian, dies at 63