Historical Events In December - 16
Saturday, 27 November 2021
1734 Georg Peter Weimar, composer on December - 16.
1740 On December - 16 prussian Libya falls to Silezie
1748 Ferdinand-Philippe-Joseph Staes, composer on December - 16.
1761 On December - 16 russian army occupies Kolberg
1765 Peter Frederick Haldimand, Swiss military officer and surveyor on December - 16.
1767 On this day in history van Ritter von Glucks opera "Alceste" premiers
1770 On this day in history ludwig Van Beethoven was born on Dec. 16, 1770 (baptized on Dec. 17, 1770)
1770 On December - 16 ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn Germany, composer (5th Symphony, Ode to Joy)
1773 On this day in history big tea party in Boston harbor-Indians welcome
1773 Boston Tea Party' , when the 'Sons of Liberty' dumped 18,000 worth of tea in the Boston harbor on December - 16.
1773 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 on this day in history.
1773 Big tea party in Boston harbor-indians welcome (Boston Tea Party) on December - 16.
1774 On this day in history francois Quesnay, French personal physician of Louis XIV, dies at 80
1775 On December - 16 the birth of Jane Austen, English novelist
1775 On December - 16 francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer
1777 On December - 16 janos Fusz, composer
1781 Georg Simon Lohlein, composer, dies at 56 on December - 16.
1783 On this day in history johann Adolf Hasse, Dutch operatic composer (Sesostrate), dies at 84
1790 Ludwig August Lebrun, composer, dies at 38 on December - 16.
1809 Marriage between Napoleon Bonaparte and Josephine disolved after thirteen years on this day in history.
1809 On this day in history napoleon Bonaparte and the Empress Josephine are divorced by an act of the French Senate.
1809 Napoleon Bonaparte divorces Empress Josephine by French Senate on this day in history.
1809 On this day in history peter P van Bosse, Dutch attorney/liberal minister of Finance
1811 Most violent & prolonged quakes in US begins in Midwest region on December - 16.
1811 Earthquake hits New Madrid, Missouri, causing widespread damage on December - 16.
1812 On December - 16 william Grose, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900
1816 On December - 16 vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Ital dancer/choreographer, dies at 73
1817 On this day in history leaders of Molukkas uprising hanged in Ambon
1819 Robert Selden Garnett, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861 on this day in history.
1822 Charles Edward Horsley, composer on December - 16.
1824 On this day in history great North Holland Canal opens
1825 On December - 16 henry Heth, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1826 On December - 16 benjamin W. Edwards rides into Mexican controlled Nacogdoches, Texas and declares himself ruler of the Republic of Fredonia.
1827 John A C Oudemans, Dutch geographer/astronomer on this day in history.