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Historical Events In December - 16

Monday, 19 April 2021

1828  On December - 16 john Beatty, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1914  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1833  On this day in history friedrich August Kanne, composer, dies at 55  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1834  Leon Walras, French economist (border use theory) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1835  On this day in history 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  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1835  Fire consumes over 600 buildings in New York NY on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1835  The Wall Street area of New York City is destroyed by fire on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1838  The Boers defeat the Zulus in South Africa on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1847  Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1850  On December - 16 fred Morley, cricketer (legendary Notts & England bowler 1880-83)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1851  On this day in history theodoor H de Meester, Dutch premier (1905-08)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1852  On December - 16 the Evening Star newspaper begins publication in Washington, DC.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1852  Andries H Potgieter, South African/Transvaal explorer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1857  On December - 16 earthquake in Naples, Italy  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1857  On December - 16 the birth of Edward Emerson Barnard, US astronomer  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1858  Dutch govt decides to vacate Schokland Island on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1859  Wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1861  On this day in history karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  On December - 16 kingdom of Nepal accepts its constitution  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1864  On December - 16 battle of Nashville  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  Battle of Nashville ends after 4400 casualities on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1865  On December - 16 victor Rousseau, Belgian sculptor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1869  Albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography) on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1870  On this day in history stanislaw Duniecki, composer, dies at 31  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1871  On December - 16 willibald Alexis, German writer (Schloss Avalon), dies at 73  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1584  On this day in history birth of john Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1614  On this day in history birth of eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1622  On December - 16 birth of kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1652  Giovanni Maria Casini, composer was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1716  On December - 16 birth of louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

0867  Death of Eberhard of Friuli on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0875  On this day in history ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0999  Adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68 on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1325  Death of Charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (b. 1270) on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1378  On December - 16 death of otto III of Montferrat  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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