Historical Events In July - 16
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
1848 On July - 16 henri[cus A] Viotta, Dutch conductor/composer (Lexicon of Music)
1855 Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer on July - 16.
1856 On this day in history statue of Laurens Jansz Coster unveiled in Haarlem
1857 Sir Henry Havelock arrives at Battle of Cawnpore on this day in history.
1857 Pierre-Jean de Baranger, poet, dies on July - 16.
1858 Eugene Ysaye, composer on this day in history.
1860 On July - 16 jens Otto Harry Jespersen, linguist/philologist
1861 On this day in history battle of Bull Run, the 1st major battle of the Civil War, is fought
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 July - 16.
1862 Ida Bell Wells-Barnett [Iola], US civil rights activist on July - 16.
1863 On July - 16 utrecht-Swells railway opens
1864 Victor JB Girardey, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 27 on July - 16.
1865 On July - 16 george A Birmingham, [Rev James Owen Hannay], novelist
1867 Amstel Hotel, "the dignified old lady" opens in Amsterdam on July - 16.
1868 On this day in history louis-Francois Dauprat, composer, dies at 87
1871 On July - 16 tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln
1872 Roald Amundsen, Norway, explorer, discovered South Pole on July - 16.
1877 Béla Schick, Hungarian/US children artist (Serum Krankheit) on July - 16.
1880 Dr. Emily Stowe becomes the first woman licenced to practice medicine in Canada on July - 16.
1882 On July - 16 edward Earle, Toronto Ont, actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight)
1886 Ned Buntline, [Edward Zane Carroll Judson], author, dies on July - 16.
1887 On this day in history "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, black sox player (Say it aint so, Joe)
1887 Nicaise de Keyser, Flemish painter (Battle at Woeringen), dies at 73 on July - 16.
1888 Frits Zernike, invented phase-contrast microscope (Nobel 1953) on July - 16.
1889 Michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1890 On this day in history gottfried Keller, novelist/poet, dies
1893 A Charlois discovers asteroid #371 Bohemia on July - 16.
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 July - 16.
1895 On this day in history archie MacLaren completes cricket 424 for Lancs v Somerset at Taunton
1896 On this day in history mauritius R J Dekker [Boris Robazki], Dutch writer (Merkteken)
1896 On July - 16 edmond-Louis-Antoine Huot de Goncourt, novelist, dies at 74
1897 Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, dies on this day in history.