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Historical Events In May - 16

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

1835  Felicia Dorothea Hemans, poet/hymn writer, dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1836  On May - 16 edgar Allan Poe marries his 13-year-old cousin Virginia.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1847  Kaspar Ett, German organist/composer, dies at 59 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1850  Arthur Henry Mann, organist/composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1857  On May - 16 juan Morel Campos, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1858  On this day in history frank Lynes, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1860  On May - 16 republican convention (Chicago) selects Abraham Lincoln candidate  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1860  -18] Chicago: Republican convention selects Abraham Lincoln candidate on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1861  On this day in history confederate Government offers war volunteers $10 premium  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1861  On May - 16 kentucky proclaims its neutrality  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1861  Confederate govt offers war volunteers $10 premium on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  Jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir builds first automobile on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  Jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir builds 1st automobile on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1863  Battle of Champion's Hill MS-bloodiest action of Vicksburg Campaign on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1863  Battle of Champion's Hill, MS-bloodiest action of Vicksburg Campaign on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1863  On this day in history lloyd Tilghman, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 47  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  Atlanta Campaign-battle of Resaca, ends (since May 13) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  On May - 16 battle of Bermuda Hundred VA  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  On this day in history last battles at Drewry's Bluff VA (6,666 casualties)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Resaca, ends (since May 13) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  Lean Bear, Cheyenne chief, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1866  On May - 16 charles Elmer Hires invents root beer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1866  Congress authorizes nickel 5¢ piece (replaces silver half-dime) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1866  The U S Congress authorizes the minting of a 5-cent coin The nickel is born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1866  Ernest Watson Burgess, US sociologist (ecological school) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1868  On this day in history president Andrew Johnson acquitted during Senate impeachment, by 1 vote  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1868  On this day in history the U S Senate falls one vote short of convicting President Andrew Johnson of one of the 11 articles of impeachment against him  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1868  Bedrich Smetana's opera "Dalibor," premieres in Prague on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1869  Cincinnati Reds play their 1st baseball game, win 41-7 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1872  On this day in history metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for first time  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1872  On May - 16 metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for 1st time  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1874  The first recorded dam disaster in US (Williamsburg MA) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1874  1st recorded dam disaster in US (Williamsburg Mass) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1558  On this day in history birth of andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1578  On May - 16 birth of everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606)  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 this day in history birth of dudley North, financier/economist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1659  On May - 16 birth of campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1710  On this day in history birth of william Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1718  Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799) was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1748  Antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch was born on this day in history.  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  Saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1434  Pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1569  Death of Dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr on May - 16.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  On this day in history death of thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  Pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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