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Historical Events In August - 16

Friday, 22 March 2019

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  On August - 16 arthur Meighen, Canada, PM of Canada (1920, 21, 26)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  The opera "Siegfried" is produced (Bayreuth) on August - 16.  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  On this day in history ethel Barrymore, classic film & stage actress (Pinky, Moonrise)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  British under General Wolseley land in Alexandria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  On this day in history pierre H Ritter Jr, Dutch literary/head (Utrecht Newspaper)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1894  On this day in history indian chiefs from the Sioux & Onondaga tribes met to urge their people to renounce Christianity & return to their old Indian faith  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1894  On this day in history herman van der Tuuk, Dutch linguist (Toba Batak grammar), dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1897  On this day in history robert Ringling, circus master  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Roller coaster patented on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Edwin Prescott patents roller coaster on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1900  Eca de Queiroz, writer, dies on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1904  On this day in history nYC begins building Grand Central Station  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  On this day in history wendell Stanley, biochemist, 1st to crystallize a virus (Nobel 1946)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  On August - 16 mbunga-rebellion occupy German post Ifakara East-Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  -17] 8.6 earthquake destroys Valparaiso Chile, fire kills 20,000 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  On August - 16 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  Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster was born on this day in history.  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 August - 16 birth of albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1401  Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436) was born on August - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1550  On this day in history 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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1027  Death of Giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1297  Death of John II of Trebizond (b. 1262) on August - 16.  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 this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434)  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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