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 This day in History - July 16
387 Historic Events for July 16
1647

Massaniello, [Tommaso Aniello], Napolitan rebel, murdered

Death
1659

Princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II

Event
1661

1st banknotes in Europe were issued by Bank of Stockholm

Event
1664

A Gryphius, writer, dies at 47

Death
1683

Turkish troops under Kara Mustafa attain Vienna

Event
1691

Fran‡ois-Michel Le Tellier, marquis de Louvois, statesman, dies

Death
1698

Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer, dies at 84

Death
1704

John Kay, England, machinist, invented flying shuttle

Birth
1715

Charles, Prince de Rohan-Soubise, marshal of France

Birth
1722

Joseph Wilton, sculptor

Birth
1723

Joshua Reynolds, England, portrait painter (Simplicity)

Birth
1725

Georg Simon Lohlein, composer

Birth
1728

Henri Moreau, composer

Birth
1729

Johann David Heinichen, composer, dies at 46

Death
1730

Elijiah Fenton, poet, dies

Death
1736

Thomas Yalden, poet/fable writer, dies

Death
1746

Giuseppe Piazzi, Italian monk/discoverer (1st asteroid-Ceres)

Birth
1747

Giuseppe Maria Crespi, painter/etcher, dies

Death
1762

Jacques Hotteterre, composer, dies at 87

Death
1764

Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia (1740-41), murdered at 23

Death
1769

Father Junipero Serra founds Mission San Diego, 1st mission in Calif

Event
1775

John Adams graduates Harvard

Event
1782

Louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik, dies at 61

Death
1782

Mozart's opera "Das Entfuhrung aus dem Serail," premieres in Vienna

Event
1790

Congress establishes District of Columbia

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