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Historical Events In May - 16

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1768  On May - 16 cornelis Writer, fleet supervisor, dies at about 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1770  Marie Antoinette (age 14) marries the future King Louis VI of France (age 15) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1770  On May - 16 the Dauphin of France and Marie Antoinette get married  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1770  On this day in history marie Antoinette (14) marries future King Louis XVI (15) of France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1771  On this day in history the Battle of Alamance, a pre-American Revolutionary War battle between local militia and a group of rebels called "The Regulators", occurs in present-day Alamance County, North Carolina.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1777  Button Gwinnet, US revolutionary leader, dies from wounds on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1782  On this day in history john Sell Cotman, water color artist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1782  On this day in history daniuel Charles Solander, botanist, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1791  Near Moodus, Connecticut, the largest historical earthquake in Connecticut occurred on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  On this day in history denmark abolishes slave trade  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1795  Hedges Treaty Bataafse Republic becomes French vassel state on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1795  Hedges Treaty: Bataafse Republic becomes French vassel state on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1796  On this day in history lombardije Republic forms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1803  Britain and France renew war, the French complete their occupation of Hanover, and they threaten to invade England from Boulogne, where they begin to assemble an invasion fleet on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1803  On this day in history peace of Amiens ends  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1804  Napoleon declared Emperor of France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1804  On May - 16 senate & Tribune declare Napolean leader of France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1804  On May - 16 elizabeth Palmer Peabody, educator/founder (US kindergarten)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1805  Christian Brunings, hydraulic engineer, dies at 68 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1806  On this day in history george C Cadwalader, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1879  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  On May - 16 peninsular War-Allies defeat French at Albuera  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1815  On May - 16 the Governor of New South Wales, Lachlan Macquarie, officially names the town of Blackheath in the upper Blue Mountains.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1816  Henry Hopkins Sibley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1886 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1817  On May - 16 mississippi River steamboat service begins  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  Daniel Ammen, Capt (Union Navy), died in 1898 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  On this day in history alexander van Bylandt, military, dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1822  Greek War of Independence: The Turks capture the Greek town of Souli on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1822  Eduard Hille, Dutch composer/conductor on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1824  Edmund Kirby Smith, Fla, General (Confederate Army), died in 1893 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1827  Petrus J H Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Museum, Central station) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  On May - 16 william Congreve, English officer, dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  On this day in history jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, mathematician, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1831  David Edward Hughes, inventor (microphone, teleprinter) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  Philip Danforth Armour, founder (Armour Foods) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1558  On May - 16 birth of andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1578  On May - 16 birth of everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  On May - 16 birth of dudley North, financier/economist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  On this day in history birth of campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1710  William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1718  On May - 16 birth of maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1748  On this day in history birth of antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0942  Saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1265  On this day in history death of saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1434  On this day in history pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1569  On May - 16 death of dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  Death of William Adams, English navigator (b. 1564) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1657  On May - 16 death of andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  Death of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  On May - 16 pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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