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 This day in History - July 16
387 Historic Events for July 16
1796

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, painter

Birth
1798

US Public Health Service forms and US Marine Hospital authorized

Event
1801

Pope Pius VII and 1st consul Napoleon sign concord

Event
1801

Julius Plcker, German mathematician/physicist (Plcker formulas)

Birth
1821

Mary Baker Eddy, founded Christian Science (Science and Health)

Birth
1822

Luigi Arditi, violinist/composer

Birth
1823

James Isham Gilbert, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1827

Josiah Spode, potter, dies

Death
1829

Robert Brown Potter, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1887

Birth
1834

Carlo Angeloni, composer

Birth
1834

Peter Leyten, bishop of Breda (1885-1914)

Birth
1839

Philipus J Hoedemaker, Dutch theologist

Birth
1843

Hubert MAJ van Asch van Wijck, politician, dies at 68

Death
1845

NY Yacht Club holds its 1st regatta

Event
1848

Henri[cus A] Viotta, Dutch conductor/composer (Lexicon of Music)

Birth
1855

Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer

Birth
1856

Statue of Laurens Jansz Coster unveiled in Haarlem

Event
1857

Pierre-Jean de B‚ranger, poet, dies

Death
1857

Sir Henry Havelock arrives at Battle of Cawnpore

Event
1858

EugŠne Ysaije, Belgium, violinist/conductor/composer (Pierill Hou‹ou)

Birth
1860

Jens Otto Harry Jespersen, linguist/philologist

Birth
1861

Battle of Bull Run, the 1st major battle of the Civil War, is fought

Event
1861

Manassas Campaign [->JUL 22]

Event
1862

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett [Iola], US civil rights activist

Birth
1862

David G Farragut is 1st rear admiral in US Navy

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