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Historical Events In April - 16

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

1743  Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, Dutch lawyer (Roman law), dies at 69 on April - 16.  

1746  On this day in history battle at Culloden: Troops of George II of Great Britain defeat Charles Stuart  

1756  Jacques Cassini, Fr astronomer (Discover rings of Saturn), dies at 79 on April - 16.  

1760  Laurence, 4th Earl Ferrers, executed for murder of his steward on this day in history.  

1777  Battle of Bennington-New England's Green Mountain Boys rout Brits on April - 16.  

1780  On April - 16 the University of Münster in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany is founded.  

1787  On this day in history 1st American comedy, "The Contrast," made its debut in NYC  

1789  George Washington heads for first presidential inauguration on April - 16.  

1789  On this day in history george Washington heads for 1st presidential inauguration  

1799  On April - 16 napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Mount Tabor  

1800  Jozef Stefani, composer on this day in history.  

1808  On April - 16 caleb Blood Smith, Secy Int (Union), died in 1864  

1816  On this day in history edward "Old Allegheny" Johnson, Major General (Confederate Army)  

1818  On this day in history senate ratifies Rush-Bagot ammendment (unarmed US-Canada border)  

1818  Senate ratifies Rush-Bagot amendment (unarmed US-Canada border) on April - 16.  

1820  Georg Curtius, German classical linguist on April - 16.  

1821  Ford Maddox Brown, painter on this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history mother Joseph, [Esther Pariseau], religious leader (US capitol)  

1825  John Henry Fuseli, painter/art writer (Tracks in the Snow), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1828  Francisco Goya y Lucientes, Spanish painter/cartoonist, dies at 82 on April - 16.  

1832  John A Neuhuys, painter on this day in history.  

1838  On April - 16 karel Bendl, composer  

1844  The birth of Anatole France, French writer on April - 16.  

1844  On this day in history anatole France, writer (Thaïs, Wickerwork Woman, Nobel 1921)  

1846  On this day in history domenico Dragonetti, composer, dies at 83  

1849  On April - 16 m DeGasparis discovers the 10th asteroid, Hygeia [or 0412]  

1849  The opera "Il Profeta" is produced (Paris) on April - 16.  

1849  On April - 16 opera "Il Profeta," premieres in Paris  

1850  On this day in history herbert Baxter Adams, US, historian (American Historical Assn)  

1850  On this day in history marie [Gresholtz] Tussaud, maker of wax figures, dies  

1851  On April - 16 ernst Josephson, Sweden, artist  

1853  On April - 16 the first passenger rail opens in India, from Bori Bunder, Bombay to Thane.  

1854  San Salvador destroyed by earthquake on this day in history.  

1854  On April - 16 steamer "Long Beach" sinks off Long Beach NY, 311 die  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0778  King Louis the Pious (d. 840) was born on this day in history.  

1319  On this day in history birth of king John II of France (d. 1364)  

1495  On April - 16 birth of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557)  

1628  On this day in history birth of cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand  

1635  On April - 16 birth of frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter  

1646  Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708) was born on this day in history.  

1648  John Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre) was born on this day in history.  

1652  Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40) was born on April - 16.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  On April - 16 death of otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32)  

0744  On this day in history death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph  

0924  Death of Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on April - 16.  

1113  Death of Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050) on this day in history.  

1115  On this day in history svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113]  

1118  On April - 16 death of adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily  

1198  On April - 16 death of duke Frederick I of Austria  

1446  Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on April - 16.  

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