On This Day in History for June 16

Events in History

  • 632 Origin of Persian [Yezdegird] Era
  • 1487 Battle of Stoke, Nottinghamshire: Henry VII beats John de la Pole & Lord Lovell
  • 1567 Mary, Queen of Scots, imprisoned in Lochleven Castle prison, Scotland
  • 1624 Virginia becomes an English crown colony following the bankruptcy of the London Company
  • 1673 Peace of Vossem: French King Louis XIV and Frederik Willem of Brandenburg
  • 1745 British fleet occupies Cape Breton on St Lawrence River
  • 1746 Battle at Piacenza: Austria & Sardinia beat Spanish and French army
  • 1755 British capture Fort Beauséjour, expel Acadians
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Weddings in History

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