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Historical Events In December - 16

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1734  Georg Peter Weimar, composer on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  On this day in history prussian Libya falls to Silezie  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1748  On this day in history ferdinand-Philippe-Joseph Staes, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1761  On this day in history russian army occupies Kolberg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1765  On this day in history peter Frederick Haldimand, Swiss military officer and surveyor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1767  On December - 16 van Ritter von Glucks opera "Alceste" premiers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1770  Ludwig Van Beethoven was born on Dec. 16, 1770 (baptized on Dec. 17, 1770) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1770  On this day in history ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn Germany, composer (5th Symphony, Ode to Joy)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1773  Big tea party in Boston harbor-Indians welcome on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1773  On December - 16 boston Tea Party' , when the 'Sons of Liberty' dumped 18,000 worth of tea in the Boston harbor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1773  On this day in history the Boston Tea Party occurs when American colonists board a British ship and dump overboard more than 300 chests of tea to protest high taxes.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1773  Big tea party in Boston harbor-indians welcome (Boston Tea Party) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1774  On December - 16 francois Quesnay, French personal physician of Louis XIV, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1775  On December - 16 the birth of Jane Austen, English novelist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1775  Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1777  Janos Fusz, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1781  Georg Simon Lohlein, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1783  Johann Adolf Hasse, Dutch operatic composer (Sesostrate), dies at 84 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1790  On December - 16 ludwig August Lebrun, composer, dies at 38  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1809  On this day in history marriage between Napoleon Bonaparte and Josephine disolved after thirteen years  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1809  Napoleon Bonaparte and the Empress Josephine are divorced by an act of the French Senate on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1809  On this day in history napoleon Bonaparte divorces Empress Josephine by French Senate  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1809  Peter P van Bosse, Dutch attorney/liberal minister of Finance on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  On this day in history most violent & prolonged quakes in US begins in Midwest region  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  On this day in history earthquake hits New Madrid, Missouri, causing widespread damage  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1812  On December - 16 william Grose, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1816  On December - 16 vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Ital dancer/choreographer, dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1817  Leaders of Molukkas uprising hanged in Ambon on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  On this day in history robert Selden Garnett, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1822  Charles Edward Horsley, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1824  On this day in history great North Holland Canal opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1825  Henry Heth, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1899 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1826  Benjamin W. Edwards rides into Mexican controlled Nacogdoches, Texas and declares himself ruler of the Republic of Fredonia on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1827  John A C Oudemans, Dutch geographer/astronomer on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In December - 16

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1485  On this day in history birth of catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1584  John Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654) was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674) was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  Kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1652  On this day in history birth of giovanni Maria Casini, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1714  George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1716  Louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798) was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1717  Elizabeth Carter, English writer (d. 1806) was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0705  On this day in history death of empress Wu of Zhou (b. 625)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0714  Pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0867  On December - 16 death of eberhard of Friuli  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0875  On December - 16 ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0882  On December - 16 john VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0999  On December - 16 adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1325  On this day in history death of charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (b. 1270)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1378  On December - 16 death of otto III of Montferrat  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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