Historical Events In April - 16
Tuesday, 02 March 2021
1854 On April - 16 franz Liszt's "Mazeppa," premieres
1858 The Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is wound up on April - 16.
1858 On April - 16 johann Baptist Cramer, Ger/Brit pianist/composer/publisher, dies at 87
1860 Carolina, duchess of Berry/daughter of crown prince of Naples, dies on this day in history.
1861 US president Lincoln outlaws business with confederate states on this day in history.
1861 On April - 16 isaac Murphy, US jockey (won 628 races)
1862 District of Columbia abolishes slavery on this day in history.
1862 On April - 16 pres Davis approves conscription act for white males between 18-35
1862 On April - 16 slavery abolished in District of Columbia
1863 Union gunboats pass Confederate batteries at Vicksburg on April - 16.
1865 On April - 16 battle of Columbus & West Point, GA (Ft Tyler)
1865 On this day in history robert C Tyler, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle
1866 Nitroglycerine at Wells Fargo & Co office explodes on April - 16.
1866 Karakozov attempts to assassinate Tsar Alexander II of Russia on April - 16.
1867 The birth of Wilbur Wright, American aviation pioneer on April - 16.
1867 Jose de Diego, Puerto Rico, patriot/PR Secretary of Justice on this day in history.
1868 On April - 16 louisiana voters approve new constitution
1868 On this day in history joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer
1869 On this day in history ebenezer Bassett, first US Negro diplomat, begins service in Haiti
1869 On this day in history ebenezer Bassett, 1st US Negro diplomat, begins service in Haiti
1870 Vaudeville Theatre Strand opens in London on this day in history.
1870 On April - 16 anatoli O Demidov, Russian ruler of Donato/traveller, dies
1871 On April - 16 german Empire ends all anti-Jewish civil restrictions
1871 On this day in history john Millington Synge, Ireland, dramatist/poet (Riders to the Sea)
1874 Dr David Livingstones corpse arrives in Southampton on April - 16.
1876 Augustin-Philippe Peellaert, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1878 On April - 16 r E "Tip" Foster, cricketer (287 on debut England v Aust SCG 1903)
1879 Bernadette, st/(saw Virgin Mary at Lourdes), dies in Nevers France on April - 16.
1881 In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle on this day in history.
1881 On this day in history edward Frederick Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax/ambassador to US (1940-46)
1881 George William Martin, composer, dies at 56 on April - 16.
1882 Seth Bingham, composer on this day in history.
1883 On this day in history paul Kruger becomes the first President of South Africa
1883 Paul Kruger chosen president of Transvaal on this day in history.