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On 16 August the grounded prize Heureux was set on fire and destroyed as no longer fit for service and on 18 August Guerrier and Mercure were also burnt.
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On September 16, Sam Rayburn will have served as Speaker twice as long as any predecessor and I am proud to join with others in marking this date, and in expressing my esteem for that notable American, Sam Rayburn.
On August 16, 1837, Lincoln wrote Mary a letter suggesting he would not blame her if she ended the relationship.
On October 16, 1854, in his " Peoria Speech ", Lincoln declared his opposition to slavery, which he repeated en route to the presidency.
On December 16, 1773, after officials in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor.
On 5 December 2009 AZ announced that Koeman no longer was in charge of AZ, after losing 7 of the first 16 games in the Dutch competition.
On her way to Burgundy to support her nephew Rudolf III against a rebellion, she died at Selz Abbey on December 16, 999, days short of the millennium she thought would bring the Second Coming of Christ.
On 16 June 1913, just a few months after the end of the first war, the Bulgarian government ordered an attack on Serbian and Greek positions in Macedonia, without declaring war.
* 2007: On September 16, 2007, hunter Rick Jacobs captured an image of a supposed Sasquatch by using an automatically triggered camera attached to a tree, prompting a spokesperson for the Pennsylvania Game Commission to say that it was likely an image of " a bear with a severe case of mange.
On the right of these French and Bavarian positions, between Oberglauheim and Blenheim, Tallard deployed 64 French and Walloon squadrons ( 16 drawn from Marsin ) supported by nine French battalions standing near the Höchstädt road.
On September 16 they won their 82nd game, securing the first season with a winning record since 1997.
On 16 December 2006 he became the first player for the West Indies to pass 10, 000 One Day International runs.
On 22 June, Nelson encountered a brig sailing from Ragusa and was told that the French had sailed eastwards from Malta on 16 June.
On July 16, 1858, in order to avoid the temptation of prostitutes, Corbett castrated himself with a pair of scissors.
On 29 ( 16 ) June 1913 General Savov, under direct orders of tsar Ferdinand I, issued attacking orders against both Greece and Serbia without consulting the Bulgarian government and without any official declaration of war.
On his birthday, 16 April, City Lights was screened at a gala at the Dominion Theatre in London, the site of its British premiere in 1931.
On March 16, 1992, the UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia ( UNTAC ) arrived in Cambodia to begin implementation of the UN Settlement Plan.
On March 16, 1517, the Fifth Council of the Lateran closed its activities with a number of reform proposals ( on the selection of bishops, taxation, censorship and preaching ) but not on the major problems that confronted the Church in Germany and other parts of Europe.
On March 2, 1983 CD players and discs ( 16 titles from CBS Records ) were released in the United States and other markets.
On April 17, 2008, Colorado beat the San Diego Padres, 2 – 1, in a 22-inning road game that spanned 6 hours and 16 minutes.
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On August 3, two massive headlands reared out of the mists -- great gateways never before, so far as Hudson knew, seen by Europeans.
On August 6, 1861, Lincoln signed the Confiscation Act that authorized judiciary proceedings to confiscate and free slaves who were used to support the Confederate war effort.
On August 12, 2011, a plaque was unveiled on the Wolff building at Third Ave and La Mesa Bl commemorating Dwan and the Flying A Studios origins in La Mesa, California.
On publication of the latter, Poirot was the only fictional character to be given an obituary in the New York Times ; 6 August 1975 " Hercule Poirot is Dead ; Famed Belgian Detective ".
On 31 August, in the great Charles Alcock-edited magazine Cricket: A Weekly Record of The Game, there appeared a mock obituary:
* On the second Saturday in August, people can wander through the Night Market in the balmy Summer evening.
On 11 August 2009, a magnitude 7 earthquake struck near the Andaman Islands, causing a tsunami warning to go into effect.
On 20 August 1233, Andrew had a meeting with the legate of Pope Gregory IX in the woods of Bereg, and they made an agreement which ensured the privileges of the clergy.
On 19 August 1978 — the anniversary of the US backed pro-Shah coup d ' état which overthrew the nationalists and popular Iranian prime minister, Dr. Mohammed Mossadegh — the Cinema Rex, a movie theatre in Abadan, Iran, was set ablaze by four Islamic Revolution sympathizers in an attempt to help the cause of Iran's Islamic Revolution.
On 3 September 1928, Fleming returned to his laboratory having spent August on holiday with his family.
On August 21, 2009 it was announced that the institution had changed its name to Crandall University in honour of Rev.
On her return to Haworth, she met William Weightman ( 1814 – 1842 ), her father's new curate, who started work in the parish in August 1839.
On August 30, 2011, Sports Illustrated senior writer Peter King, who correctly predicted the 2011 Super Bowl, made his predictions for the 2011 season and picked the Falcons to defeat the San Diego Chargers in the 2012 Super Bowl.
On August 5, 2008 Dan Haren signed a four-year, $ 44. 75 million deal with the Diamondbacks worth a guaranteed $ 41. 25 million through 2012 and including a $ 15. 5 million club option for 2013 with a $ 3. 5 million buyout.
On August 11, 2008, Dallas Buck, RHP Micah Owings, and C Wilkin Castillo were traded to the Reds ( in last place in the NL Central at the time ) in exchange for OF Adam Dunn.
On August 31, the Diamondbacks acquired former World Series MVP David Eckstein to fill the hole at second base which was opened after Orlando Hudson was placed on the disabled list.
On 17 August 2008 club chairman and owner Franco Sensi died after a long illness ; his place at the chairmanship of the club was successively taken by his daughter Rosella.
On August 19, 1727, Bradley then embarked upon a further series of observations using a telescope of his own erected at the Rectory, Wanstead.
On 3 August 2007, Mexican archaeologists announced discovery of what is believed to be the tomb of Ahuizotl beneath a sculpture of Tlaltecuhtli near the Zócalo in Mexico City.
On August 20, 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt established the Alexander Archipelago Forest Reserve, which formed the heart of the Tongass National Forest that covers most of the region.
On August 28, Nami and Ahmed al-Haznawi reportedly bothered a Delray Beach resident, Maria Siscar Simpson, to let them through her apartment to retrieve a towel that had fallen off their balcony onto hers.