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Historical Events In August - 16

Monday, 17 February 2020

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 August - 16 albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany  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

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  Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar on August - 16.  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 this day in history tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian  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 this day in history.  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 August - 16 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  Yorktown Va founded on this day in history.  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  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 August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1745  On August - 16 skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1748  On this day in history "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 August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1776  On this day in history philipp Jakob Riotte, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1786  On August - 16 henri-Jacques de Croes, Flemish composer/bandmaster, dies at 80  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 this day in history heinrich August Marschner, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1797  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster  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  On this day in history birth of carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  On August - 16 birth of agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602)  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  Death of Giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1327  On this day in history death of roch, French saint (b. 1295)  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  Death of Wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1443  On August - 16 death of ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1445  Death of Margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424) on August - 16.  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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