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Historical Events In August - 16

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

1807  Claude C Saunier, French furniture maker, dies at about 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1812  Gen Hull surrenders Detroit and Michigan territory to England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1812  On August - 16 gen Hull surrenders Detroit & Michigan territory to England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1816  On August - 16 joseph Robinson, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1817  Henry Winter Davis, MC (Union), died in 1865 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  Manchester Massacre; English police charge unemployed demonstrators on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  On August - 16 manchester Massacre: English police charge unemployed demonstrators  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  On August - 16 joseph Bradford Carr, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  Siamese twins Chang and Eng Bunker arrive in Boston to be exhibited on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  Siamese twins Chang & Eng Bunker arrive in Boston to be exhibited on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1831  On August - 16 edward Payson Chapin, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1831  On this day in history eduard Brendler, composer, dies at 30  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  On this day in history wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1834  On this day in history charles Darwin climbs Mt Campana in Chile  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  John Farmer, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1837  On this day in history emile A H Seipgens, Dutch priest/beer brewer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1845  Gabriel Lippmann, French physicist on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  Gioacchino Rossini marries Olympe Pélissier in Paris on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  Justus van Maurik, Dutch cigar manufacturer/writer/editor (Groene) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1854  On this day in history duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  On this day in history britain's Queen Victoria telegraphs President James Buchanan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1860  On August - 16 jules Laforgue, Uruguay, French poet (Les Complaintas)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On this day in history pres Lincoln prohibits Union states from trading with Confederacy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  On August - 16 amos Alonzo Stagg, football pioneer, inventor (tackling dummy)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  Emancipation Proclamation signed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  Chickamauga campaign GA on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  4th day of battle at Deep Bottom Run Virginia, Federal assault on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history ferdinand C S Schiller, British philosopher (Riddles of the Sphinx)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On August - 16 john Randolph Chambliss Jr, planter/Confederate, dies in battle at 31  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  On this day in history restoration Day in the Dominican Republic: The Dominican Republic regains its independence after 4 years of fighting against the Spanish Annexation.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1867  On August - 16 antonio Nobre, Portuguese poet (Lonely)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  On this day in history bernard MacFadden, publisher (Physical Culture, True Romances)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  Battle of Acosta Ñu: A Paraguay battalion made up of children is massacred by the Brazilian Army during the War of the Triple Alliance on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  Fred Goldsmith demonstrates curve ball isn't an optical illusion 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  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 August - 16.  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  On August - 16 death of giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998)  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  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 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 this day in history.  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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