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 This day in History - September 16
434 Historic Events for September 16
1837

Pedro V van Alcantara, king of Portugal (1853-61), dies

Death
1837

Pedro V van Alcantara, king of Portugal (1853-61)

Birth
1838

James J Hill, Canada, RR entrepreneur (Great Northern Railroad)

Birth
1845

John Kinker, translator/philosopher/poet, dies at 81

Death
1847

Albert Ross Parsons, composer

Birth
1847

United Shakespeare Company buys his home in Stratford-upon-Avon

Event
1848

Slavery abolished in all French territories

Event
1857

Mexican constitution of force (fiercely attacked by Pope Pius IX)

Event
1857

Typesetting machine patent

Event
1858

Andrew Bonar Law, British PM (C, 1922-23)

Birth
1858

1st overland mail for California

Event
1859

Lake Nyasa, which forms Malawi's boundary with Tanzania and Mozambique discovered by British explorer David Livingstone

Event
1861

Battle of Princeton WV

Event
1861

British Post Office Savings Banks opens

Event
1862

Battle of Antietam, bloodiest day in Civil War (Sharpsburg Md)

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1862

Liliuokalani, queen of Hawaii (1891-93) marries John Owen Dominis

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1862

Gen Bragg's army surrounds 4,000 federals at Munfordville, KY

Event
1864

Battle of Coggin's Point, Virginia (Hampton-Rosser Cattle Raid)

Event
1867

Ottawa Rough Riders and Senators play Canadian Football game

Event
1872

Henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, Dutch/Flemish actress (Rose Kate)

Birth
1873

German troops leave France

Event
1875

James Cash Penney, department store founder (J C Penney)

Birth
1877

James J Jeans, cosmologist/astrophysicist (Mysterious Universe)

Birth
1877

Willem H Rassers, Dutch cultural anthropologist (Panji)

Birth
1878

Karl Albiker, German sculptor (German Art, female nudes)

Birth