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Historical Events In August - 16

Friday, 18 June 2021

1290  Charles van Valois weds Margaretha van Anjou on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1355  Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1518  Loyset Compère, French composer on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1550  On this day in history carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1570  King Janos Sigismund Zapolyai signs secret treaty with Maximilian II on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1603  On August - 16 silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri), dies at 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1622  On this day in history tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1625  On this day in history earnest Casimir of Nassau-Dietz appointed viceroy of Drenthe  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1661  On this day in history thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1665  On this day in history the arrival of 12 mares and 2 stallions; gift of Louis XlV to start a new breed of Canadian horse.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1675  On August - 16 bogdan Chmilnicki, cosack leader/murderer of 300,000 Jews, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1678  On August - 16 andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1691  Yorktown Va founded on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1705  On this day in history jean/Jacobus Bernouilli, Swiss mathematician, dies at 50  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1738  On this day in history joe Miller, English comic, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1743  On August - 16 earliest boxing code of rules formulated in England (Jack Broughton)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1745  Skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1748  On this day in history "Geldermalsen" sails to East-Indies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1748  On August - 16 pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer, dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1769  Jean Aime Vernier, composer on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1776  On this day in history philipp Jakob Riotte, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1777  On this day in history americans defeat British in Battle of Bennington, Vt  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1780  British decisively defeat Americans in Battle of Camden, SC on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1786  On August - 16 henri-Jacques de Croes, Flemish composer/bandmaster, dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1794  On August - 16 hungarian revolutionary Ignác Martinovics arrested in Vienna  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1795  Heinrich August Marschner, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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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  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1378  On this day in history birth of hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1557  Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1596  On this day in history birth of frederick V, Elector Palatine (d. 1632)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1297  On this day in history death of john II of Trebizond (b. 1262)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1327  Death of Roch, French saint (b. 1295) on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1419  Death of Wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361) on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1445  Death of Margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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