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Historical Events In August - 16

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1290  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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 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  Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar on this day in history.  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  On this day in history thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53  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  On August - 16 henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz  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  Andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  On this day in history 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  Prince Eugenius of Savoye occupies Belgrade on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1738  Joe Miller, English comic, dies on August - 16.  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  Skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  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 August - 16 americans defeat British in Battle of Bennington, Vt  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1786  Henri-Jacques de Croes, Flemish composer/bandmaster, dies at 80 on August - 16.  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  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 this day in history.  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  On this day in history birth of hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1401  On this day in history birth of jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1550  Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar was born on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602) was born on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1596  Frederick V, Elector Palatine (d. 1632) was born on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1027  On August - 16 death of giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998)  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 August - 16.  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 August - 16 death of wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361)  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 this day in history.  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

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