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Historical Events In August - 16

Thursday, 13 August 2020

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

1812  Gen Hull surrenders Detroit and Michigan territory to England on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1816  On this day in history joseph Robinson, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1817  On this day in history henry Winter Davis, MC (Union), died in 1865  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  Manchester Massacre; English police charge unemployed demonstrators on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  Manchester Massacre: English police charge unemployed demonstrators on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  Joseph Bradford Carr, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  Siamese twins Chang and Eng Bunker arrive in Boston to be exhibited on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  On this day in history siamese twins Chang & Eng Bunker arrive in Boston to be exhibited  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1831  Edward Payson Chapin, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 on August - 16.  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 August - 16 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 August - 16 emile A H Seipgens, Dutch priest/beer brewer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1845  On August - 16 gabriel Lippmann, French physicist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  On this day in history gioacchino Rossini marries Olympe PĂ©lissier in Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  On August - 16 justus van Maurik, Dutch cigar manufacturer/writer/editor (Groene)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1854  Duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  On August - 16 britain's Queen Victoria telegraphs President James Buchanan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1860  Jules Laforgue, Uruguay, French poet (Les Complaintas) on August - 16.  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  On this day in history emancipation Proclamation signed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  Chickamauga campaign GA on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history 4th day of battle at Deep Bottom Run Virginia, Federal assault  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Ferdinand C S Schiller, British philosopher (Riddles of the Sphinx) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1865  Restoration Day in the Dominican Republic: The Dominican Republic regains its independence after 4 years of fighting against the Spanish Annexation on this day in history.  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  On August - 16 battle of Acosta Ă‘u: A Paraguay battalion made up of children is massacred by the Brazilian Army during the War of the Triple Alliance.  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  On August - 16 birth of hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425)  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  On this day in history birth of jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436)  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 this day in history 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  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  On this day in history death of roch, French saint (b. 1295)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1358  On August - 16 death of duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298)  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  On August - 16 death of ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434)  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  Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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