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Historical Events In May - 16

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1768  Cornelis Writer, fleet supervisor, dies at about 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1770  On this day in history marie Antoinette (age 14) marries the future King Louis VI of France (age 15)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1770  On this day in history the Dauphin of France and Marie Antoinette get married  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1770  Marie Antoinette (14) marries future King Louis XVI (15) of France on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1771  On May - 16 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1782  Daniuel Charles Solander, botanist, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1791  On May - 16 near Moodus, Connecticut, the largest historical earthquake in Connecticut occurred  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1792  Denmark abolishes slave trade on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1796  Lombardije Republic forms on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1803  On May - 16 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  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1803  Peace of Amiens ends on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

1806  George C Cadwalader, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1879 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1811  On May - 16 peninsular War-Allies defeat French at Albuera  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1815  The Governor of New South Wales, Lachlan Macquarie, officially names the town of Blackheath in the upper Blue Mountains on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1816  On May - 16 henry Hopkins Sibley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1886  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1817  Mississippi River steamboat service begins on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1819  On May - 16 daniel Ammen, Capt (Union Navy), died in 1898  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1819  Alexander van Bylandt, military, dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1822  On this day in history eduard Hille, Dutch composer/conductor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1824  Edmund Kirby Smith, Fla, General (Confederate Army), died in 1893 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1827  On this day in history petrus J H Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Museum, Central station)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1830  Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, mathematician, dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1832  On this day in history philip Danforth Armour, founder (Armour Foods)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1558  Andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600) was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1578  Everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1659  Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1748  Antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In May - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0942  On this day in history saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1265  On May - 16 death of saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1434  On May - 16 pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1569  On this day in history death of dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  On May - 16 death of william Adams, English navigator (b. 1564)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1657  Death of Andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  Death of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  Pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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