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Historical Events In May - 16

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1835  Felicia Dorothea Hemans, poet/hymn writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  Edgar Allan Poe marries his 13-year-old cousin Virginia on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1847  Kaspar Ett, German organist/composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  On May - 16 arthur Henry Mann, organist/composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1857  Juan Morel Campos, composer on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  Frank Lynes, composer on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1860  Republican convention (Chicago) selects Abraham Lincoln candidate on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1860  On May - 16 -18] Chicago: Republican convention selects Abraham Lincoln candidate  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  Confederate Government offers war volunteers $10 premium on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On May - 16 kentucky proclaims its neutrality  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1861  On this day in history confederate govt offers war volunteers $10 premium  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  Jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir builds first automobile on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1863  On May - 16 battle of Champion's Hill MS-bloodiest action of Vicksburg Campaign  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  On this day in history battle of Champion's Hill, MS-bloodiest action of Vicksburg Campaign  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  On May - 16 lloyd Tilghman, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 47  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Atlanta Campaign-battle of Resaca, ends (since May 13) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history battle of Bermuda Hundred VA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Last battles at Drewry's Bluff VA (6,666 casualties) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Resaca, ends (since May 13) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history lean Bear, Cheyenne chief, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1866  Charles Elmer Hires invents root beer on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1866  On this day in history congress authorizes nickel 5¢ piece (replaces silver half-dime)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1866  The U S Congress authorizes the minting of a 5-cent coin The nickel is born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1868  President Andrew Johnson acquitted during Senate impeachment, by 1 vote on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  The U S Senate falls one vote short of convicting President Andrew Johnson of one of the 11 articles of impeachment against him on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  On this day in history bedrich Smetana's opera "Dalibor," premieres in Prague  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  On May - 16 cincinnati Reds play their 1st baseball game, win 41-7  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1872  Metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for first time on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1874  On this day in history the first recorded dam disaster in US (Williamsburg MA)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1874  1st recorded dam disaster in US (Williamsburg Mass) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 16

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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  Everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606) was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  On this day in history birth of ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  Dudley North, financier/economist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1710  William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782) was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1748  Antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0942  Saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1620  On this day in history death of william Adams, English navigator (b. 1564)  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 May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  On this day in history pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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