Historical Events In July - 16
Sunday, 16 February 2020
1848 On this day in history henri[cus A] Viotta, Dutch conductor/composer (Lexicon of Music)
1855 On July - 16 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 On this day in history eugene Ysaye, composer
1860 Jens Otto Harry Jespersen, linguist/philologist on this day in history.
1861 On July - 16 battle of Bull Run, the 1st major battle of the Civil War, is fought
1862 David G Farragut became first rear admiral in US Navy on July - 16.
1862 On July - 16 david G Farragut is 1st rear admiral in US Navy
1862 Ida Bell Wells-Barnett [Iola], US civil rights activist on July - 16.
1863 On this day in history utrecht-Swells railway opens
1864 Victor JB Girardey, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 27 on this day in history.
1865 George A Birmingham, [Rev James Owen Hannay], novelist on this day in history.
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 On this day in history tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln
1872 Roald Amundsen, Norway, explorer, discovered South Pole on this day in history.
1877 On July - 16 bĂ©la Schick, Hungarian/US children artist (Serum Krankheit)
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 this day in history.
1887 On July - 16 "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 On this day in history frits Zernike, invented phase-contrast microscope (Nobel 1953)
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 July - 16 archie MacLaren completes cricket 424 for Lancs v Somerset at Taunton
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 this day in history.
1897 On July - 16 levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, dies