Historical Events In November - 16
Monday, 25 September 2023
1856 Amsterdam post office at Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal opens on November - 16.
1859 On this day in history aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Groza," premieres in Moscow
1860 On this day in history edmund Schuecker, composer
1861 On this day in history vaclav Suk, composer
1862 Charles Thomas Biass Turner, cricketer (the "Terror") on November - 16.
1863 Battle of Campbell's Station TN, 492 casualities on this day in history.
1864 General William T. Sherman and his Union army troops begin their March to the Sea during the American Civil War on November - 16.
1864 On November - 16 confederate retreat at Lovejoy, Georgia
1870 On November - 16 spanish Cortes selects King Amadeus I
1870 Alfred Hill, composer on this day in history.
1874 On this day in history johanna HC Albregt, Dutch actress (Dumb August)/wife of Henri Dons
1875 On November - 16 battle at Gundet: Ethiopian emperor Yohannes beats Egyptians
1880 On this day in history alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat) [NS=11/28]
1882 On this day in history british HMS Flirt fire at & destroy Abari village in Niger
1883 On this day in history eugeen Van de Velde, Flemish musicologist/composer (In Tempore Belli)
1885 Canadian rebel leader of the MÃ©tis and "Father of Manitoba", Louis Riel is executed for treason on this day in history.
1885 Louis Riel, French rebel who fought against Canada, executed at 41 on November - 16.
1887 On November - 16 philip Frohman, US architect
1888 On November - 16 burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia)
1889 On this day in history august Croegaert, Flemish liturgist
1890 On November - 16 aloys-Henri-Gerard Fornerod, composer
1890 Johann A H Scheler, Belgian man of letters/librarian, dies at 71 on November - 16.
1893 On this day in history cornelis J van der Klauw, Dutch biologist/zoologist
1893 On November - 16 george Alexander Osborne, composer, dies at 87
1894 6,000 Armenians massacred by Turks in Kurdistan on this day in history.
1894 Count Richard Coudenhove Kalergi, Austrian politician on this day in history.
1895 Samuel F. Smith, composer of America, dies on November - 16.
1895 On November - 16 eduard Bagritsky, [Dzhubin], Russ poet/journalist (South-West)
1896 On November - 16 lawrence Tibbett, Bakersfield Calif, baritone (Metropolitan 1923-50)
1897 Halliwell Hobbes, Stratford-on-Avon Engld, actor (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde) on this day in history.
1899 Mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC) on November - 16.
1901 On this day in history 3 autos race on Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, fastest speed achieved by Henry Fournier who drives a mile in 51 4/5 seconds
1902 Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist on November - 16.
1903 On this day in history v Herbert & H Smith' musical "Babette," premieres in NYC