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Historical Events In August - 16

Monday, 19 August 2019

1290  On August - 16 charles van Valois weds Margaretha van Anjou  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1355  Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1384  On August - 16 the Hongwu Emperor of Ming China, Emperor Dong, hears a case of a couple who tore paper money bills while fighting over them—a case considered equal to the act of destroying stamped government documents, which by law necessitated one hundred floggings by a bamboo rod. However, the Hongwu Emperor decided to pardon them, seeing as how their intention was not to tear up the money.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1397  On this day in history albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1508  On August - 16 henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1513  Battle at Eguinegatte/Guinegate: Maximilian & Henry VIII beat France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1518  Loyset Compère, French composer on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1550  Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1570  On this day in history king Janos Sigismund Zapolyai signs secret treaty with Maximilian II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1603  Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri), dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1622  Tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1625  Earnest Casimir of Nassau-Dietz appointed viceroy of Drenthe on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1661  Thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1665  On August - 16 the arrival of 12 mares and 2 stallions; gift of Louis XlV to start a new breed of Canadian horse.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1666  Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1675  On this day in history bogdan Chmilnicki, cosack leader/murderer of 300,000 Jews, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1678  On this day in history andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  Yorktown Va founded on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1705  Jean/Jacobus Bernouilli, Swiss mathematician, dies at 50 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1717  Prince Eugenius of Savoye occupies Belgrade on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1738  On August - 16 joe Miller, English comic, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1743  Earliest boxing code of rules formulated in England (Jack Broughton) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1745  Skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1748  "Geldermalsen" sails to East-Indies on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1748  Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer, dies at 63 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1769  On August - 16 jean Aime Vernier, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1776  On August - 16 philipp Jakob Riotte, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1777  Americans defeat British in Battle of Bennington, Vt on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1780  British decisively defeat Americans in Battle of Camden, SC on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  Henri-Jacques de Croes, Flemish composer/bandmaster, dies at 80 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  On this day in history hungarian revolutionary Ignác Martinovics arrested in Vienna  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1795  Heinrich August Marschner, composer on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1797  On August - 16 comet C/1797 P1 (Bouvard-Herschel) approaches 0.0879 AUs of Earth  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1799  On August - 16 vincenzo Manfredini, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1355  Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1378  Hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1397  Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1401  On August - 16 birth of jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1550  Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar was born on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602) was born on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1573  Anna of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1598) was born on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Frederick V, Elector Palatine (d. 1632) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1027  On this day in history death of giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1297  On August - 16 death of john II of Trebizond (b. 1262)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1327  Death of Roch, French saint (b. 1295) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1358  Death of Duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1443  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1445  On this day in history death of margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1508  On this day in history henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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