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Historical Events In August - 16

Thursday, 13 August 2020

1870  On this day in history ludvig Anton Edmund Passy, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1871  Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1874  Arthur Meighen, Canada, PM of Canada (1920, 21, 26) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On August - 16 the opera "Siegfried" is produced (Bayreuth)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On this day in history opera "Siegfried" premieres in Bayreuth  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1877  Karl L Hoschna, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  Ethel Barrymore, classic film & stage actress (Pinky, Moonrise) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  On August - 16 british under General Wolseley land in Alexandria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  On August - 16 pierre H Ritter Jr, Dutch literary/head (Utrecht Newspaper)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  On August - 16 adrian S Oppenheim, Dutch lawyer/adviser (British Petroleum/Shell)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1885  Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  On August - 16 swami Ramakrishna, Indies philosopher, dies at 50  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  On August - 16 nadia Boulanger, conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  On August - 16 alexander Clark, journalist/lawyer, named minister to Liberia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  Harold Foster, cartoonist (created "Prince Valiant") on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  Indian chiefs from the Sioux & Onondaga tribes met to urge their people to renounce Christianity & return to their old Indian faith on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  On this day in history george Meany, NYC, labor leader (headed AFL-CIO)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  Herman van der Tuuk, Dutch linguist (Toba Batak grammar), dies at 70 on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  Jacinto Guerrero, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1896  On this day in history gold discovered in Klondike, found at Bonanza Creek, Ala  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  Robert Ringling, circus master on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  On August - 16 roller coaster patented  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Edwin Prescott patents roller coaster on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  On August - 16 glenn Strange, Weed NM, actor (Sam the Bartender-Gunsmoke)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  On August - 16 eca de Queiroz, writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  Georgette Heyer, England, novelist (Friday's Child) on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On August - 16 tigers play a home game in Toledo Ohio, Yanks win 12-8  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  NYC begins building Grand Central Station on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  On August - 16 wendell Stanley, biochemist, 1st to crystallize a virus (Nobel 1946)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  On this day in history mbunga-rebellion occupy German post Ifakara East-Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  On August - 16 -17] 8.6 earthquake destroys Valparaiso Chile, fire kills 20,000  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  On this day in history franz Josef II, prince of Liechtenstein (1938-89)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  On this day in history abd al-Hafid proclaims himself sultan of Morocco  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  Alexander Uriah Boskovich, composer on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1355  On August - 16 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  Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436) was born on this day in history.  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  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  Death of Giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998) on August - 16.  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 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  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  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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