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Historical Events In April - 16

Thursday, 13 August 2020

1854  On this day in history franz Liszt's "Mazeppa," premieres  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  The Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is wound up on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  On this day in history johann Baptist Cramer, Ger/Brit pianist/composer/publisher, dies at 87  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1860  On April - 16 carolina, duchess of Berry/daughter of crown prince of Naples, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On this day in history uS president Lincoln outlaws business with confederate states  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  Isaac Murphy, US jockey (won 628 races) on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  On this day in history district of Columbia abolishes slavery  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  Pres Davis approves conscription act for white males between 18-35 on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  Slavery abolished in District of Columbia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  Union gunboats pass Confederate batteries at Vicksburg on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1865  On this day in history battle of Columbus & West Point, GA (Ft Tyler)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  On April - 16 robert C Tyler, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1866  Nitroglycerine at Wells Fargo & Co office explodes on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1866  Karakozov attempts to assassinate Tsar Alexander II of Russia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1867  On April - 16 the birth of Wilbur Wright, American aviation pioneer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1867  Jose de Diego, Puerto Rico, patriot/PR Secretary of Justice on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  Louisiana voters approve new constitution on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  Joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  On this day in history ebenezer Bassett, first US Negro diplomat, begins service in Haiti  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  Ebenezer Bassett, 1st US Negro diplomat, begins service in Haiti on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  On this day in history vaudeville Theatre Strand opens in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  Anatoli O Demidov, Russian ruler of Donato/traveller, dies on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1871  On this day in history german Empire ends all anti-Jewish civil restrictions  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1871  John Millington Synge, Ireland, dramatist/poet (Riders to the Sea) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1874  Dr David Livingstones corpse arrives in Southampton on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  Augustin-Philippe Peellaert, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  R E "Tip" Foster, cricketer (287 on debut England v Aust SCG 1903) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  Bernadette, st/(saw Virgin Mary at Lourdes), dies in Nevers France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  On April - 16 edward Frederick Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax/ambassador to US (1940-46)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  On April - 16 george William Martin, composer, dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  Seth Bingham, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  Paul Kruger becomes the first President of South Africa on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  Paul Kruger chosen president of Transvaal on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0778  On this day in history birth of king Louis the Pious (d. 840)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1495  Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1628  On April - 16 birth of cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  Frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter was born on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1646  On April - 16 birth of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  On this day in history birth of john Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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0069  On this day in history death of otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0744  Death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0924  Death of Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1113  Death of Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050) on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1118  Death of Adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1198  Death of Duke Frederick I of Austria on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1446  On this day in history filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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