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Historical Events In August - 16

Monday, 24 June 2019

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

1355  On August - 16 philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1384  On this day in history 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  Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1508  Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41 on this day in history.  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  On this day in history loyset Compère, French composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1603  Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri), dies at 62 on August - 16.  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  On this day in history 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  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 Whatsapp

1666  On this day in history henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1675  Bogdan Chmilnicki, cosack leader/murderer of 300,000 Jews, dies on this day in history.  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  On August - 16 yorktown Va founded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1717  On this day in history prince Eugenius of Savoye occupies Belgrade  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1738  Joe Miller, English comic, dies on this day in history.  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  On this day in history skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1769  Jean Aime Vernier, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1776  Philipp Jakob Riotte, composer on August - 16.  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  British decisively defeat Americans in Battle of Camden, SC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1795  On August - 16 heinrich August Marschner, composer  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 this day in history 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  On August - 16 birth of albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany  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  On August - 16 birth of carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1573  Anna of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1598) was born on this day in history.  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  Death of Giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1297  Death of John II of Trebizond (b. 1262) on this day in history.  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 August - 16 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 August - 16 henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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