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Historical Events In August - 16

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

1355  On August - 16 philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1508  Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41 on this day in history.  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 August - 16 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

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

1625  Earnest Casimir of Nassau-Dietz appointed viceroy of Drenthe on August - 16.  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  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1666  Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1675  Bogdan Chmilnicki, cosack leader/murderer of 300,000 Jews, dies on this day in history.  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  On August - 16 yorktown Va founded  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  On this day in history prince Eugenius of Savoye occupies Belgrade  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1738  On August - 16 joe Miller, English comic, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1743  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1776  On August - 16 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  On August - 16 british decisively defeat Americans in Battle of Camden, SC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1795  Heinrich August Marschner, composer on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1797  Comet C/1797 P1 (Bouvard-Herschel) approaches 0.0879 AUs of Earth on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1799  On August - 16 vincenzo Manfredini, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1355  On this day in history 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  Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany was born on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1401  Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436) was born on August - 16.  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  On this day in history birth of agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1573  Anna of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1598) was born on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  On August - 16 birth of frederick V, Elector Palatine (d. 1632)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1027  Death of Giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998) on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1358  On August - 16 death of duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1419  On this day in history death of wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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