April 16

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The April 16 is the 106th day of the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years ), thus remain still 259 days until the end of the year.

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Events

Politics and world events

1346: Stefan Uroš IV. Dušan
1525: Countess Helfenstein begs mercy for her husband
1746: Battle of Culloden
1799: Battle of Mount Tabor
1871: The constitution of the German Empire
1888: German annexation ceremony
1925: The Sveta Nedelja Cathedral after the attack
1947: Bernard Baruch
  • 1947 : The US financier and politician Bernard Baruch uses the term " Cold War " for the first time in a speech in front of a larger audience and thus makes it known.
1949: Berlin Airlift

economy

  • 1853 : With the opening of the railway line between Bombay and Thane , the first Indian passenger train runs. This is also the first railway connection in Asia.
1894: Barmer Bergbahn

science and technology

1705: Isaac Newton
1912: Harriet Quimby in a Blériot monoplane
Depiction of the SARS-associated coronavirus without scale

Culture

1782: Luigi Cherubini

society

1913: Albert Schweitzer
1964: Vienna Danube Park with Danube Tower
2007: The locations of the rampage

religion

Disasters

Angers suspension bridge before 1850
1850: The collapsed suspension bridge

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

nature and environment

1908: Natural Bridges National Monument

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

Abraham Calov (* 1612)

18th century

  • 1702 : Juan de Balmaceda , Spanish lawyer, colonial administrator and governor of Chile
  • 1728 : Joseph Black , British physicist and chemist from Scotland, discoverer of carbon dioxide, magnesium and latent heat
Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (* 1755)

19th century

1801-1850

August Hergenhahn (* 1804)
Sandor Wagner (* 1838)

1851-1900

Harry Chauvel (* 1865)
Ernst Thälmann (* 1886)

20th century

1901-1925

Frits Philips (* 1905)
Peter Ustinov (* 1921)

1926-1950

Benedict XVI. (* 1927)
Robert Stigwood (* 1934)
Margrethe II (* 1940)

1951-1975

Bill Walker (born 1951)
Henri of Luxembourg (* 1955)
Jeff Dunham (born 1962)
Kai Wiesinger (* 1966)
Andreas Dittmer (* 1972)

1976-2000

Shu Qi (* 1976)
Boris Diaw (* 1982)
Senta-Sofia Delliponti (* 1990)

21st century

Died

Before the 17th century

17th and 18th centuries

Aphra Behn († 1689)

19th century

Francisco de Goya († 1828)
Cornelius de Greiff († 1863)

20th century

1901-1950

Adolf Quensen († 1911)

1951-2000

Heinrich Claß († 1953)
Kawabata Yasunari († 1972)
Ralph Ellison († 1994)

21st century

Kurt Mühlenhaupt († 2006)

Holidays and memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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