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 This day in History - November 16
354 Historic Events for November 16
1715

Girolamo Abos, composer

Birth
1717

Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, French philosopher/mathematician

Birth
1720

Carlo Antonio Campioni, composer

Birth
1724

Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged

Death
1730

Gualtherius "Wouter" van Doeveren, Zealand-Flanders physician

Birth
1757

Daniel Read, composer

Birth
1762

Petronella Moens, Frisian author/poetess

Birth
1763

English journalist John Wilkes injured at duel

Event
1764

Native Americans surrender to British in Indian War of Chief Pontiac

Event
1766

Rodolphe Kreitzer, France, composer/virtuoso violinist (Paris Conserv)

Birth
1766

Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter, dies at 81

Death
1771

West Indian Company and Amsterdam divide up Suriname

Event
1775

Marian Paradeiser, composer, dies at 28

Death
1776

1st gun salute - for US Andrea Doria at Ft St Eustatius

Event
1776

British troops captured Fort Washington during American Revolution

Event
1780

Robert Archibald Smith, composer

Birth
1793

Francis Danby, Irish painter

Birth
1797

Frederik Willem II, king of Prussia (1786-97), dies at 53

Death
1798

Kentucky becomes 1st state to nullify an act of Congress

Event
1801

1st edition of New York Evening Post

Event
1805

Battle at Sch”ngrabern: Russian army stop French

Event
1807

Fran‡ois Hainl, composer

Birth
1808

Mustapha IV, sultan of Turkey (1807-08), dies at 29

Death
1810

Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer

Birth
1811

Earthquake in Missouri caused the Mississippi River to flow backwards

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