Historical Events In November - 16
Monday, 25 September 2023
1762 On November - 16 petronella Moens, Frisian author/poetess
1763 On November - 16 english journalist John Wilkes injured at duel
1764 On November - 16 native Americans surrender to British in Indian War of Chief Pontiac
1766 Rodolphe Kreitzer, France, composer/virtuoso violinist (Paris Conserv) on this day in history.
1766 On November - 16 dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter, dies at 81
1771 On this day in history west Indian Company & Amsterdam divide up Suriname
1773 John Hawkesworth, English writer on this day in history.
1775 Marian Paradeiser, composer, dies at 28 on this day in history.
1776 On this day in history hessians capture Fort Washington, Manhattan
1776 On November - 16 1st gun salute
1780 Robert Archibald Smith, composer on November - 16.
1793 On this day in history francis Danby, Irish painter
1797 Frederik Willem II, king of Prussia (1786-97), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1798 Kentucky becomes first state to nullify an act of Congress on this day in history.
1798 On November - 16 kentucky becomes 1st state to nullify an act of Congress
1801 The New York Post newspaper is founded on November - 16.
1801 1st edition of New York Evening Post on November - 16.
1805 Battle at Schongrabern: Russian army stop French on November - 16.
1807 On November - 16 francois Hainl, composer
1808 Mustapha IV, sultan of Turkey (1807-08), dies at 29 on November - 16.
1810 Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer on this day in history.
1822 On November - 16 charles Smith Hamilton, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1891
1824 On November - 16 nY City's Fifth Avenue opens for business
1827 On November - 16 james Southerton, cricketer (Test debut in the 1st ever Test at 49)
1829 On November - 16 anton G Rubinstein, Russian pianist/conductor/composer [OS]
1831 Karl von Clausewitz, Prussian strategist (Campaign 1813), dies at 51 on November - 16.
1835 On this day in history charles Darwins voyage published in Cambridge Philosophical Society
1835 Elliott Warren Rice, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1887 on this day in history.
1835 Louis Angely, German comedic poet (Paris in Pommern), dies at 48 on November - 16.
1840 Frederick Scotson Clark, composer on this day in history.
1841 N.E. Guerin of NY patents cork-filled life preserver on November - 16.
1841 Life preservers made of cork are patented by Napoleon Guerin (NYC) on this day in history.
1849 On this day in history a Russian court sentences Fyodor Dostoevsky to death for anti-government activities linked to a radical intellectual group; his sentence is later commuted to hard labor.
1854 On November - 16 jules van de Heuvel, Belgian lawyer/politician