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Historical Events In August - 16

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1290  Charles van Valois weds Margaretha van Anjou on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1355  On this day in history philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1384  On August - 16 the Hongwu Emperor of Ming China, Emperor Dong, hears a case of a couple who tore paper money bills while fighting over them—a case considered equal to the act of destroying stamped government documents, which by law necessitated one hundred floggings by a bamboo rod. However, the Hongwu Emperor decided to pardon them, seeing as how their intention was not to tear up the money.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1397  On August - 16 albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1508  Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41 on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1513  On this day in history battle at Eguinegatte/Guinegate: Maximilian & Henry VIII beat France  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1518  Loyset Compère, French composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1550  On this day in history carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1570  King Janos Sigismund Zapolyai signs secret treaty with Maximilian II on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1603  On August - 16 silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri), dies at 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1622  On this day in history tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1625  Earnest Casimir of Nassau-Dietz appointed viceroy of Drenthe on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1661  On this day in history thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1665  On this day in history the arrival of 12 mares and 2 stallions; gift of Louis XlV to start a new breed of Canadian horse.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1666  Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1675  Bogdan Chmilnicki, cosack leader/murderer of 300,000 Jews, dies on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1678  On August - 16 andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1691  On this day in history yorktown Va founded  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1705  On this day in history jean/Jacobus Bernouilli, Swiss mathematician, dies at 50  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1717  On this day in history prince Eugenius of Savoye occupies Belgrade  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1738  Joe Miller, English comic, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1743  On August - 16 earliest boxing code of rules formulated in England (Jack Broughton)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1745  Skirmish at Laggan: Glengarry beats Royal Scots on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1748  On this day in history "Geldermalsen" sails to East-Indies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1748  On this day in history pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer, dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1769  On this day in history jean Aime Vernier, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1776  On this day in history philipp Jakob Riotte, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1777  Americans defeat British in Battle of Bennington, Vt on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1780  British decisively defeat Americans in Battle of Camden, SC on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1786  On this day in history henri-Jacques de Croes, Flemish composer/bandmaster, dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1794  On this day in history hungarian revolutionary Ignác Martinovics arrested in Vienna  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1795  On August - 16 heinrich August Marschner, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1797  On August - 16 comet C/1797 P1 (Bouvard-Herschel) approaches 0.0879 AUs of Earth  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1799  Vincenzo Manfredini, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1355  On August - 16 birth of philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1378  Hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425) was born on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1397  Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1401  On August - 16 birth of jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1550  On this day in history birth of carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1557  Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1573  Anna of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1598) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  On August - 16 birth of frederick V, Elector Palatine (d. 1632)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1027  On August - 16 death of giorgi I, King of Georgia (b. 998)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1297  On this day in history death of john II of Trebizond (b. 1262)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1327  Death of Roch, French saint (b. 1295) on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1358  Death of Duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298) on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1419  Death of Wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361) on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1443  On August - 16 death of ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1445  Death of Margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France), wife of the future King Louis XI (b. 1424) on August - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1508  On August - 16 henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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