What Happened on June 16, 1815

Historical Events

  • Battle at Quatre-Bras: allies strike French

Victory in Battle

French army under Napoleon defeats Prussia in the Battle of Ligny, Napoleon's last military victory

Famous Deaths

  • Frederik Willem, Duke of Brunswick (1813-15), dies in battle at 43
1815 Highlights

About June 16, 1815

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 207 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini