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Historical Events In August - 16

Thursday, 17 October 2019

1290  Charles van Valois weds Margaretha van Anjou on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1355  On this day in history philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1384  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 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1513  On August - 16 battle at Eguinegatte/Guinegate: Maximilian & Henry VIII beat France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1518  Loyset Compère, French composer on this day in history.  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  On this day in history silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri), dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1622  On August - 16 tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1625  On August - 16 earnest Casimir of Nassau-Dietz appointed viceroy of Drenthe  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1665  The arrival of 12 mares and 2 stallions; gift of Louis XlV to start a new breed of Canadian horse on this day in history.  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 August - 16 andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  On this day in history yorktown Va founded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1705  Jean/Jacobus Bernouilli, Swiss mathematician, dies at 50 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1738  Joe Miller, English comic, dies on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1743  On this day in history earliest boxing code of rules formulated in England (Jack Broughton)  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  On August - 16 pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1776  Philipp Jakob Riotte, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1777  Americans defeat British in Battle of Bennington, Vt on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1780  On this day in history british decisively defeat Americans in Battle of Camden, SC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  On this day in history henri-Jacques de Croes, Flemish composer/bandmaster, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  Hungarian revolutionary Ignác Martinovics arrested in Vienna on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1795  On August - 16 heinrich August Marschner, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1797  Comet C/1797 P1 (Bouvard-Herschel) approaches 0.0879 AUs of Earth on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1799  On this day in history vincenzo Manfredini, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1355  On this day in history birth of philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1378  On August - 16 birth of hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1550  On August - 16 birth of carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1573  On this day in history birth of anna of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1598)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  On August - 16 birth of frederick V, Elector Palatine (d. 1632)  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  On this day in history death of duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1419  On August - 16 death of wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1445  On August - 16 death of margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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