This Day In History
Thursday, September 16, 2021
On This Day


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in 1760
Luigi Cherubini

Luigi Cherubini was an Italian composer who spent most of his working life in France. His most significant compositions are operas and sacred music. Beethoven regarded Cherubini as the greatest of his contemporaries.


in 1638
John Harvard

John Harvard was an English minister in America whose deathbed[citation needed] bequest to the Massachusetts Bay Colony's fledgling New College was so gratefully received that the school was renamed Harvard College in his honor.
in 1836
Aaron Burr

Aaron Burr, Jr. was an important political figure in the early history of the United States of America.
in 1901
William McKinley

William McKinley, Jr. was the 25th President of the United States (1897–1901). He is best known for winning fiercely fought elections, while supporting the gold standard and high tariffs; he succeeded in forging a Republican coalition that for the most part dominated national politics until the 1930s. He also led the nation to victory in 100 days in the Spanish–American War.
in 2009
Keith Floyd

Keith Floyd was a British celebrity chef, television personality and restaurateur, who hosted cooking shows for the BBC and published many books combining cookery and travel. On television, his eccentric style of presentation endeared him to millions of viewers worldwide.
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