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Historical Events In December - 16

Tuesday, 18 June 2024

1828  John Beatty, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1914 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1830  On December - 16 john Frederick Hartranft, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1889  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1833  On December - 16 friedrich August Kanne, composer, dies at 55  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1834  Leon Walras, French economist (border use theory) on December - 16.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1835  Disaster struck Wall Street on this day in 1835, as a fire ravaged the hub of the financial community in lower Manhattan. The inside of the Merchants' Exchange building was nearly destroyed by the fire, leaving the New York Stock and Exchange Board without a home on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1835  On this day in history fire consumes over 600 buildings in New York NY  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1835  On this day in history the Wall Street area of New York City is destroyed by fire.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1835  On December - 16 fire consumes over 600 buildings in NYC  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1838  On this day in history boers beat Zulu chieftain Dingaan in South Africa  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1838  On December - 16 the Boers defeat the Zulus in South Africa.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1847  Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1850  On December - 16 history of New Zealand: The Charlotte-Jane and the Randolph bring the first of the Canterbury Pilgrims to Lyttelton.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1850  On this day in history fred Morley, cricketer (legendary Notts & England bowler 1880-83)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1851  On December - 16 theodoor H de Meester, Dutch premier (1905-08)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1852  The Evening Star newspaper begins publication in Washington, DC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1852  Andries H Potgieter, South African/Transvaal explorer, dies at 59 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1857  On this day in history earthquake in Naples, Italy  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1857  The birth of Edward Emerson Barnard, US astronomer on December - 16.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1857  Edward Emerson Barnard, Tenn, astronomer (Jupiter's 5th satellite) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1858  On this day in history dutch govt decides to vacate Schokland Island  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1858  Richard Bright, British Dr (Bright's disease/nephritis), dies at 69 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1859  On this day in history wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1861  Karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  Kingdom of Nepal accepts its constitution on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  Eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la robe) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1863  On December - 16 george Santayana, Spain, philosopher/poet/humanist (Last Puritan)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  Battle of Nashville on December - 16.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  On this day in history battle of Nashville ends after 4400 casualities  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1865  On this day in history victor Rousseau, Belgian sculptor  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1869  On this day in history albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1870  The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is lit for the first time on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1870  Stanislaw Duniecki, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1871  On this day in history willibald Alexis, German writer (Schloss Avalon), dies at 73  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1874  On this day in history abraham Capadose, physician/missionary, dies at 79  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In December - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1485  Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1584  John Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1614  Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1622  On this day in history birth of kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1652  Giovanni Maria Casini, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1714  On December - 16 birth of george Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1717  On December - 16 birth of elizabeth Carter, English writer (d. 1806)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In December - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0705  On December - 16 death of empress Wu of Zhou (b. 625)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0714  On this day in history pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0867  On December - 16 death of eberhard of Friuli  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0875  Ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0882  On this day in history john VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0999  Adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1325  Death of Charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (b. 1270) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1378  Death of Otto III of Montferrat on December - 16.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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