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 This day in History - October 16
405 Historic Events for October 16
1723

Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer

Birth
1726

Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77

Death
1729

Pierre van Maldere, composer

Birth
1750

Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64

Death
1757

Austrian troops occupy Berlin

Event
1758

Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)

Birth
1765

Frederic Nicolas Duvernoy, composer

Birth
1774

Robert Fergusson, Scottish songwriter (Scottish Poems), dies

Death
1775

Portland, Maine burned by British

Event
1781

Washington takes Yorktown

Event
1791

Grigorij A Potemkin, Monarch of Tauris, dies

Death
1792

Francisco Moraz n, (L) president of Central America (1830-40)

Birth
1793

Marie Antoinette, queen of France, beheaded in France

Death
1795

M von B”hms "Oorlogscantate" premieres

Event
1799

Antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer, dies at 44

Death
1806

William Pitt Fessenden, Secy Treas (Union), died in 1869

Birth
1811

Gaetano Capocci, composer

Birth
1813

Battle at Leipzig (Napoleon vs Prussia, Austria and Russia)

Event
1814

Juan Jose Landaeta, composer, dies at 34

Death
1816

William Preston, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887

Birth
1817

Manuel C Piar, Cura‡aos/Venezulian freedom writer, dies

Death
1821

Albert Franz Doppler, composer

Birth
1825

Thomas Turpin Crittenden, Brig Genl (Union volunteers), died in 1905

Birth
1826

Piotr Studzinski, composer

Birth
1827

Arnold B”cklin, Switzerland, landscape/allegory painter

Birth