Historical Events In December - 16
Tuesday, 05 July 2022
1734 Georg Peter Weimar, composer on December - 16.
1740 On December - 16 prussian Libya falls to Silezie
1748 Ferdinand-Philippe-Joseph Staes, composer on December - 16.
1761 On this day in history russian army occupies Kolberg
1765 Peter Frederick Haldimand, Swiss military officer and surveyor on this day in history.
1767 On December - 16 van Ritter von Glucks opera "Alceste" premiers
1770 On December - 16 ludwig Van Beethoven was born on Dec. 16, 1770 (baptized on Dec. 17, 1770)
1770 On this day in history ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn Germany, composer (5th Symphony, Ode to Joy)
1773 On December - 16 big tea party in Boston harbor-Indians welcome
1773 On this day in history boston Tea Party' , when the 'Sons of Liberty' dumped 18,000 worth of tea in the Boston harbor
1773 On this day in history the Boston Tea Party occurs when American colonists board a British ship and dump overboard more than 300 chests of tea to protest high taxes.
1773 Big tea party in Boston harbor-indians welcome (Boston Tea Party) on December - 16.
1774 On this day in history francois Quesnay, French personal physician of Louis XIV, dies at 80
1775 On December - 16 the birth of Jane Austen, English novelist
1775 Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer on December - 16.
1777 Janos Fusz, composer on this day in history.
1781 On December - 16 georg Simon Lohlein, composer, dies at 56
1783 Johann Adolf Hasse, Dutch operatic composer (Sesostrate), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1790 Ludwig August Lebrun, composer, dies at 38 on December - 16.
1809 On this day in history marriage between Napoleon Bonaparte and Josephine disolved after thirteen years
1809 Napoleon Bonaparte and the Empress Josephine are divorced by an act of the French Senate on this day in history.
1809 Napoleon Bonaparte divorces Empress Josephine by French Senate on this day in history.
1809 Peter P van Bosse, Dutch attorney/liberal minister of Finance on December - 16.
1811 On this day in history most violent & prolonged quakes in US begins in Midwest region
1811 Earthquake hits New Madrid, Missouri, causing widespread damage on this day in history.
1812 On this day in history william Grose, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900
1816 Vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Ital dancer/choreographer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1817 On December - 16 leaders of Molukkas uprising hanged in Ambon
1819 On December - 16 robert Selden Garnett, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861
1822 On December - 16 charles Edward Horsley, composer
1824 Great North Holland Canal opens on this day in history.
1825 On this day in history henry Heth, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1826 On this day in history benjamin W. Edwards rides into Mexican controlled Nacogdoches, Texas and declares himself ruler of the Republic of Fredonia.
1827 John A C Oudemans, Dutch geographer/astronomer on December - 16.