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Historical Events In August - 16

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

1807  On this day in history claude C Saunier, French furniture maker, dies at about 72  

1812  Gen Hull surrenders Detroit and Michigan territory to England on this day in history.  

1812  On this day in history gen Hull surrenders Detroit & Michigan territory to England  

1816  Joseph Robinson, composer on August - 16.  

1817  On this day in history henry Winter Davis, MC (Union), died in 1865  

1819  Manchester Massacre; English police charge unemployed demonstrators on this day in history.  

1819  Manchester Massacre: English police charge unemployed demonstrators on August - 16.  

1828  Joseph Bradford Carr, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

1829  Siamese twins Chang and Eng Bunker arrive in Boston to be exhibited on August - 16.  

1829  Siamese twins Chang & Eng Bunker arrive in Boston to be exhibited on August - 16.  

1831  On August - 16 edward Payson Chapin, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  

1831  On this day in history eduard Brendler, composer, dies at 30  

1832  Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher on this day in history.  

1834  On August - 16 charles Darwin climbs Mt Campana in Chile  

1836  John Farmer, composer on August - 16.  

1837  On this day in history emile A H Seipgens, Dutch priest/beer brewer  

1845  Gabriel Lippmann, French physicist on August - 16.  

1846  On this day in history gioacchino Rossini marries Olympe Pélissier in Paris  

1846  On August - 16 justus van Maurik, Dutch cigar manufacturer/writer/editor (Groene)  

1854  On August - 16 duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies  

1858  On August - 16 britain's Queen Victoria telegraphs President James Buchanan  

1860  Jules Laforgue, Uruguay, French poet (Les Complaintas) on August - 16.  

1861  On this day in history pres Lincoln prohibits Union states from trading with Confederacy  

1862  On August - 16 amos Alonzo Stagg, football pioneer, inventor (tackling dummy)  

1863  Emancipation Proclamation signed on August - 16.  

1863  Chickamauga campaign GA on August - 16.  

1864  4th day of battle at Deep Bottom Run Virginia, Federal assault on this day in history.  

1864  Ferdinand C S Schiller, British philosopher (Riddles of the Sphinx) on this day in history.  

1864  John Randolph Chambliss Jr, planter/Confederate, dies in battle at 31 on this day in history.  

1865  Restoration Day in the Dominican Republic: The Dominican Republic regains its independence after 4 years of fighting against the Spanish Annexation on this day in history.  

1867  Antonio Nobre, Portuguese poet (Lonely) on August - 16.  

1868  Bernard MacFadden, publisher (Physical Culture, True Romances) on this day in history.  

1869  Battle of Acosta Ñu: A Paraguay battalion made up of children is massacred by the Brazilian Army during the War of the Triple Alliance on this day in history.  

1870  On this day in history fred Goldsmith demonstrates curve ball isn't an optical illusion  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1355  On August - 16 birth of philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster  

1378  Hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425) was born on August - 16.  

1397  Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany was born on August - 16.  

1401  On this day in history birth of jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436)  

1550  On this day in history birth of carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar  

1557  On this day in history birth of agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602)  

1573  Anna of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1598) was born on this day in history.  

1596  On August - 16 birth of frederick V, Elector Palatine (d. 1632)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1027  Death of Giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998) on this day in history.  

1297  On this day in history death of john II of Trebizond (b. 1262)  

1327  Death of Roch, French saint (b. 1295) on August - 16.  

1358  Death of Duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298) on this day in history.  

1419  On this day in history death of wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361)  

1443  On August - 16 death of ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434)  

1445  Death of Margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424) on this day in history.  

1508  Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41 on August - 16.  

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