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 This day in History - January 16
361 Historic Events for January 16
1794

Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline and Fall), dies in London at 56

Death
1795

French army under Pichegru occupies Utrecht Neth

Event
1804

Karl August Krebs, composer

Birth
1807

Charles Henry Davis, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1877

Birth
1815

Adolph Trube, composer

Birth
1815

Henry Wagner "Old Brains" Halleck, Maj-General (Union Army)

Birth
1817

Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55

Death
1819

Godert baron van der de Capellen becomes governor of Dutch-Indies

Event
1832

Charles Darwin lands at San Tiago, Cape Verde

Event
1834

Albert Lindley Lee, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1907

Birth
1837

James Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887

Birth
1838

Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS]

Death
1842

Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies

Death
1847

K lm n Miksz th, Hungary, writer (Wonderparaplu)

Birth
1849

Wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69

Death
1853

Johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor/theater director (Kathleen)

Birth
1853

Andr‚ Michelin, France, industrialist/tire manufacturer (Michelin)

Birth
1863

-Aug 23rd) Cruise of CSS Florida

Event
1864

Frank Bacon, actor/author (Lightnin)

Birth
1864

Anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68

Death
1864

Heavy fighting takes place near Dandridge, Tennessee

Event
1865

Gen Wm Sherman issues Field Order #15 (land for blacks)

Event
1865

Drunken sailor attacks munitions at Ft Fisher NC, 40 die

Event
1865

SF Dramatic Chronicle started

Event
1865

Confederate brig-gen John Pegram marries Hetty Cary

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