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Historical Events In August - 16

Monday, 22 April 2019

1290  On this day in history 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  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  On August - 16 albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany  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  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 August - 16 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 August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1622  Tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian on this day in history.  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  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 August - 16 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  On August - 16 yorktown Va founded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1769  On this day in history jean Aime Vernier, composer  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 August - 16.  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  Heinrich August Marschner, composer on August - 16.  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  Vincenzo Manfredini, composer, dies at 61 on August - 16.  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 August - 16.  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  Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436) was born on this day in history.  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 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Famous Deaths In August - 16

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

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

1443  Death of Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434) on August - 16.  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  On August - 16 henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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