Historical Events In July - 16
Friday, 07 August 2020
1848 Henri[cus A] Viotta, Dutch conductor/composer (Lexicon of Music) on July - 16.
1855 Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer on July - 16.
1856 On July - 16 statue of Laurens Jansz Coster unveiled in Haarlem
1857 Sir Henry Havelock arrives at Battle of Cawnpore on this day in history.
1857 On this day in history pierre-Jean de Baranger, poet, dies
1858 On this day in history eugene Ysaye, composer
1860 On July - 16 jens Otto Harry Jespersen, linguist/philologist
1861 Battle of Bull Run, the 1st major battle of the Civil War, is fought on July - 16.
1862 On this day in history david G Farragut became first rear admiral in US Navy
1862 David G Farragut is 1st rear admiral in US Navy on this day in history.
1862 On July - 16 ida Bell Wells-Barnett [Iola], US civil rights activist
1863 On this day in history utrecht-Swells railway opens
1864 On July - 16 victor JB Girardey, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 27
1865 George A Birmingham, [Rev James Owen Hannay], novelist on July - 16.
1867 On July - 16 amstel Hotel, "the dignified old lady" opens in Amsterdam
1868 On July - 16 louis-Francois Dauprat, composer, dies at 87
1871 Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln on this day in history.
1872 Roald Amundsen, Norway, explorer, discovered South Pole on this day in history.
1877 BĂ©la Schick, Hungarian/US children artist (Serum Krankheit) on this day in history.
1880 On July - 16 dr. Emily Stowe becomes the first woman licenced to practice medicine in Canada.
1882 On July - 16 edward Earle, Toronto Ont, actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight)
1886 On July - 16 ned Buntline, [Edward Zane Carroll Judson], author, dies
1887 On July - 16 "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, black sox player (Say it aint so, Joe)
1887 On this day in history nicaise de Keyser, Flemish painter (Battle at Woeringen), dies at 73
1888 Frits Zernike, invented phase-contrast microscope (Nobel 1953) on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education, dies at 83
1890 Gottfried Keller, novelist/poet, dies on this day in history.
1893 On July - 16 a Charlois discovers asteroid #371 Bohemia
1894 Many negro miners in Alabama killed by striking white miners on this day in history.
1894 Treaty of Aoki-Kimberley signed between Japan & England on this day in history.
1895 Archie MacLaren completes cricket 424 for Lancs v Somerset at Taunton on July - 16.
1896 On July - 16 mauritius R J Dekker [Boris Robazki], Dutch writer (Merkteken)
1896 Edmond-Louis-Antoine Huot de Goncourt, novelist, dies at 74 on July - 16.
1897 On July - 16 levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, dies