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Historical Events Happened In June - 16

Monday, 20 October 2014

1804  On this day in history johann Adam Hiller, composer, dies at 75  

1808  On June - 16 georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60  

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  On this day in history frederik Willem, duke of Brunswick (1813-15), dies in battle  

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

1823  On June - 16 king Willem I opens shipyard at Rotterdam-Antwerp  

1831  Joseph Ignaz Schnabel, composer, dies at 64 on June - 16.  

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

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

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

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

1861  Battle of Vienna, VA & Secessionville, SC (James Island) on June - 16.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1879  On June - 16 gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theater NYC  

1879  On this day in history fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)  

1880  Salvation Army forms in Londo on June - 16.  

1880  On this day in history 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  On June - 16 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 this day in history.  

1583  Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent was born on June - 16.  

1591  On this day in history birth of joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655)  

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 this day in history 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  Lutgardis/Ludgardis, Flemish mystic/saint, dies at about 64 on this day in history.  

1361  On June - 16 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  Death of Jean Le Fevre, Burgundian chronicler (b. ca. 1395) on June - 16.  

1492  On this day in history death of jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded  

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