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 This day in History - June 16
386 Historic Events for June 16
632

Origin of Persian [Yezdegird] Era

Event
956

Hugo, the Great, duke of France, dies

Death
1216

Innocent III, pope, dies at 54

Death
1246

Lutgardis/Ludgardis, Flemish mystic/saint, dies at about 64

Death
1338

German monarch declares pope and king's decree redundant

Event
1361

John Tauler, German mystic (Gottesfreunde) dies at about 61

Death
1487

Battle at Stoke: Henry VII beats John de la Pole and Lord Lovell

Event
1492

Jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded

Death
1567

Mary, Queen of Scots, imprisoned in Lochleven Castle prison Scotland

Event
1575

Hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen the Jonghe], medical/historian, dies at 63

Death
1583

Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent

Birth
1620

Carlo Saraceni, [Carlo Veniziano], Italian painter (Judith), dies

Death
1624

Judge directs US colony Virginia to English crown

Event
1633

Nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer

Birth
1637

Giovanni Paulo Colonna, composer

Birth
1644

Johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist, dies at 54

Death
1651

Marsilio Casentini, composer, dies at 74

Death
1671

Stenka Razin, Cossack rebel leader, tortured and executed in Moscow

Death
1673

Peace of Vossem: Fren King Louis XIV and Frederik Willem of Brandenburg

Event
1722

John Churchill up Marlborough, English general strategist, dies at 72

Death
1745

English fleet occupies Cap Breton on St Lawrence River

Event
1746

Battle at Piacenza: Austria and Sardinia beat Spanish and French army

Event
1752

Giulio Alberoni, Spanish/Italian minister/cardinal, dies at 88

Death
1752

Meingosus Gaelle, composer

Birth
1755

British capture Fort Beaus‚jour, expel Acadians

Event