Historical Events In July - 16
Friday, 20 September 2019
1848 On this day in history henri[cus A] Viotta, Dutch conductor/composer (Lexicon of Music)
1855 On this day in history charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer
1856 Statue of Laurens Jansz Coster unveiled in Haarlem on July - 16.
1857 On July - 16 sir Henry Havelock arrives at Battle of Cawnpore
1857 Pierre-Jean de Baranger, poet, dies on July - 16.
1858 Eugene Ysaye, composer on July - 16.
1860 Jens Otto Harry Jespersen, linguist/philologist on this day in history.
1861 Battle of Bull Run, the 1st major battle of the Civil War, is fought on this day in history.
1862 On July - 16 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 this day in history utrecht-Swells railway opens
1864 On this day in history 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 Louis-Francois Dauprat, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1871 Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln on July - 16.
1872 Roald Amundsen, Norway, explorer, discovered South Pole on July - 16.
1877 BĂ©la 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 Edward Earle, Toronto Ont, actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight) on this day in history.
1886 Ned Buntline, [Edward Zane Carroll Judson], author, dies on this day in history.
1887 "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, black sox player (Say it aint so, Joe) on this day in history.
1887 Nicaise de Keyser, Flemish painter (Battle at Woeringen), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1888 On July - 16 frits Zernike, invented phase-contrast microscope (Nobel 1953)
1889 On July - 16 michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education, dies at 83
1890 On July - 16 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 July - 16.
1894 On July - 16 treaty of Aoki-Kimberley signed between Japan & England
1895 On July - 16 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 Edmond-Louis-Antoine Huot de Goncourt, novelist, dies at 74 on July - 16.
1897 On this day in history levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, dies