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 This day in History - June 16
386 Historic Events for June 16
1858

Gustav V, king of Sweden (1907-50)

Birth
1858

Eugene Ysaye, composer

Birth
1858

Abraham Lincoln says "A house divided against itself cannot stand"

Event
1861

Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian

Birth
1861

Battle of Vienna, VA and Secessionville, SC (James Island)

Event
1863

Paul Antonin Vidal, composer

Birth
1864

Union Gen Grant begin siege of Petersburg, Va

Event
1864

Skirmish at Golgotha Georgia

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1864

Battle of Lynchburg VA

Event
1871

Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of Mystic Shrine founded, NYC

Event
1873

Pres Grant decrees Wallowa Valley for Nez-Perc‚ indians

Event
1874

Arthur Meighen, (C) 9th PM of Canada (1920-21, 1926)

Birth
1879

Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)

Birth
1879

Theo[dorus J] Thijssen, Dutch writer (Kees the boy)

Birth
1879

Gilbert and Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theater NYC

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1880

James Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies

Death
1880

Salvation Army forms in Londo

Event
1881

Austria-Hungary and Serbia sign military treaty

Event
1882

17" hailstones weighing 1.75 lbs fall in Dubuque Iowa

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1883

1st baseball "Ladies' Day" (NY Gothams beat Cleve Spiders 5-2)

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1884

1st roller coaster used (Coney Island NY)

Event
1888

Bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown)

Birth
1890

Stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], England, comedian (Laurel and Hardy)

Birth
1892

Lupino Lane, London England, actress (Love Parade)

Birth
1892

Victor Tesch, Belgian lawyer/min of Justice, dies at 80

Death