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Emperor Julian marches back up the Tigris and burns his fleet of supply ships. During the withdrawal Roman forces suffering several attacks from the Persians. (16. June 363)

Yazdegerd III ascends to the throne as king (shah) of the Persian Empire. He becomes the last ruler of the Sassanid Dynasty (modern Iran). (16. June 632)

Ming–Hồ War: Retired King Hồ Quý Ly and his son King Hồ Hán Thương of Hồ Dynasty are captured by Ming Dynasty. (16. June 1407)

Battle of Stoke Field, the final engagement of the Wars of the Roses. (16. June 1487)

Mary, Queen of Scots, recognizes Philip II of Spain as her heir and successor. (16. June 1586)

British troops take Cape Breton Island, which is now part of Nova Scotia, Canada. (16. June 1745)

War of the Austrian Succession: New England colonial troops under the command of William Pepperell capture the French Fortress of Louisbourg in Louisbourg, Nova Scotia (Old Style). (16. June 1745)

War of Austrian Succession: Austria and Sardinia defeat a Franco-Spanish army at the Battle of Piacenza. (16. June 1746)

French and Indian War: the French surrender Fort Beauséjour to the British, leading to the expulsion of the Acadians. (16. June 1755)

Foundation of Harrodsburg, Kentucky. (16. June 1774)

Spain declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain, and the Great Siege of Gibraltar begins. (16. June 1779)

First Battle of Groix otherwise known as "Cornwallis' Retreat". (16. June 1795)

Battle of Ligny and Battle of Quatre Bras, two days before the Battle of Waterloo. (16. June 1815)

Lord Byron reads Fantasmagoriana to his four house guests at the Villa Diodati, Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley, Claire Clairmont, and John Polidori, and inspires his challenge that each guest write a ghost story, which culminated in Mary Shelley writing the novel Frankenstein, John Polidori writing the short story The Vampyre, and Byron writing the poem Darkness. (16. June 1816)

The formation of the London Working Men's Association gives rise to the Chartist Movement. (16. June 1836)

The Papal conclave of 1846 concludes. Pope Pius IX is elected Pope beginning the longest reign in the history of the papacy. (16. June 1846)

Abraham Lincoln delivers his House Divided speech in Springfield, Illinois. (16. June 1858)

The Battle of Morar takes place during the Indian Mutiny. (16. June 1858)

The University Tests Act allows students to enter the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Durham without religious tests (except for those intending to study theology). (16. June 1871)

The Victoria Hall theatre panic in Sunderland, England kills 183 children. (16. June 1883)

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