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Historical Events For June - 16

Friday, 23 June 2017

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  Battle at Ligny: French army under Napoleon beats Prussia on this day in history.  

1815  Frederik Willem, duke of Brunswick (1813-15), dies in battle on June - 16.  

1822  Denmark Vessy leads slave rebellion in South Carolina on June - 16.  

1823  King Willem I opens shipyard at Rotterdam-Antwerp on June - 16.  

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

1832  Battle of Kellogg's Grove, Ill on June - 16.  

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

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1836  London Working Men's Assn forms on June - 16.  

1837  Eli Long, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903 on June - 16.  

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

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

1843  On this day in history david Popper, composer  

1853  Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer on June - 16.  

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 June - 16.  

1858  On this day in history the birth of King Gustav V of Sweden  

1858  On June - 16 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 June - 16.  

1864  On June - 16 siege of Petersburg & Richmond begins  

1864  Battle of Lynchburg VA on June - 16.  

1871  Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine founded, NYC on June - 16.  

1871  On June - 16 ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of Mystic Shrine founded, NYC  

1873  Pres Grant decrees Wallowa Valley for Nez-Perce indians on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1880  On this day in history 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 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  On June - 16 birth of john Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557)  

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

1591  Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655) was born on June - 16.  

1606  Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (d. 1675) was born on this day in history.  

1613  John Cleveland, English poet (d. 1658) was born on June - 16.  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

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  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  

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