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Subject: Today In History Oct 16
Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2004 10:41:40 EDT


Oct 16, 1775 Portland, Maine is burned by the British
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Oct 16, 1781 George Washington captures Yorktown, Virginia
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Oct 16, 1793 Queen Marie Antoinette is guillotined at age 37
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Oct 16, 1430 Happy Birthday King James II of Scotland
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Oct 16, 1758 Happy Birthday Noah Webster-Webster's Dictionary
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Oct 16, Boss's Day in US
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Oct 16, 1755 Delaware Indians attack Penn's Creek, Snyder County,
Pennsylvania
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Oct 16, 1690 William Phips, 37 ships and 2,200 men ask for surrender of
Quebec from Count Frontenac
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Oct 16, 1820 Cape Breton Island rejoins Nova Scotia
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Oct 16, 1785 Forest fires cause black rain in Eastern Canada
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Oct 16, 1731 French build Fort St. Frederic at Crown Point, New York
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Oct 16, 1710 British capture Port Royal, Nova Scotia
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Oct 16, 1834 The Houses of Parliament in London burn down
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Oct 16, World Food Day
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Oct 16, 1649 The colony of Maine passes legislation granting religious
freedom to all as long as they behave acceptably


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