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Historical Events In 1816

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Jul 01   Fr frigate Medusa wrecked; basis of GĂ©ricault's "Raft of the Medusa" in the year 1816.  

Jul 01   French frigate Medusa wrecked; basis of G‚ricault's "Raft of the Medusa" on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1816 dorothea Jordan, French actress/mistress (William IV), dies at 65  

Jul 03   French frigate "Medusa" runs aground off Cap Blanc. Gross incompetence kills 150 in calm seas in the year 1816.  

Jul 06   Philipp Meissner, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1816.  

Jul 07   Isaac Fitzgerald Shepard, Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1889 on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Frost in Waltham, MA in the year 1816.  

Jul 09   On this day in history argentina declares independence from Spain  

Jul 09   Argentina, in South America, declares its independence from Spain in the year 1816.  

Jul 11   French A Durlet, Belgian sculptor/architect in the year 1816.  

Jul 13   On this day in history gustav Freytag, writer  

Jul 14   On this day in history francisco AG de Miranda, Venezuela freedom fighter, dies at 66  

Jul 19   Survivors of French frigate Medusa rescued off Senegal after 17 days on this day in history.  

Jul 20   William Bowman, English anatomist on this day in history.  

Jul 21   Paul Julius Baron von Reuter, founded Reuters news service in the year 1816.  

Jul 21   On this day in history the birth of Paul von Reuter, News agency founder  

Jul 23   Charlotte Sanders Cushman, US, actress (Lady MacBeth) in the year 1816.  

Jul 23   On this day in history elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration), dies at 68  

Jul 25   Christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition) on this day in history.  

Jul 27   In the year 1816 fort Blount on Apalachicola Bay Fla, attacked by US Troops  

Jul 27   US troops destroy Ft Apalachicola, a Seminole fort, to punish Indians for harboring runaway slaves in the year 1816.  

Jul 31   George Henry Thomas, Major General (Union Army), died in 1870 in the year 1816.  

Aug 03   In the year 1816 john Eugene Smith, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897  

Aug 04   In the year 1816 israel Vogdes, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1889  

Aug 06   Karl Frieberth, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1816.  

Aug 07   Dionysius G van der Keessel, Dut lawyer (Theses selectae), dies at 77 in the year 1816.  

Aug 08   Bavarian joins Saint Alliance in the year 1816.  

Aug 08   Blas de Laserna, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1816.  

Aug 14   Great Britain annexes Tristan da Cunha on this day in history.  

Aug 16   On this day in history joseph Robinson, composer  

Aug 19   Java again in Dutch hands on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1816 julius PJA van Zuylen van Nyevelt, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs  

Aug 21   In the year 1816 quebec has an early season snowfall. WOW that is early even for us Canadians!!  

Aug 24   In the year 1816 daniel Gooch, laid 1st successful transatlantic cables  

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Famous Birthdays In 1816

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of stephen Miller, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1881  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of john Palmer Usher, Secy Int (Union) died in 1889  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of fitz-Henry Warren, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1878  

Jan 15   Marie LaFarge, French murderer (d. 1852) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Henry Gray, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1892 was born on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1816 birth of carl Herrmann, near Hanover Germany, stage magician  

Jan 26   Lloyd Tilghman, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863 was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1894 was born in the year 1816.  

Famous Deaths In 1816

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Francois Alexander Sallantin, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1816.  

Jan 15   On this day in history henry Harington, composer, dies at 88  

Jan 27   On this day in history samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood/admiral, dies  

Jan 30   Reinier Vinkeles, Dutch engraver/cartoonist/art collector, dies at 74 in the year 1816.  

Feb 04   In the year 1816 meingosus Gaelle, composer, dies at 63  

Feb 06   Maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744) died on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1816.  

Feb 22   Adam Ferguson, Scottish sociologist/historian, dies at 92 in the year 1816.  

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