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Likely date of the Battle of Megiddo between Thutmose III and a large Canaanite coalition under the King of Kadesh, the first battle to have been recorded in what is accepted as relatively reliable detail. (16. April 1457. BC)

Masada, a Jewish fortress, falls to the Romans after several months of siege, ending the Great Jewish Revolt. (16. April 73)

Dušan the Mighty is proclaimed Emperor, with the Serbian Empire occupying much of the Balkans. (16. April 1346)

The Revolt of the Comuneros begins in Spain against the rule of Charles V. (16. April 1520)

Martin Luther's first appearance before the Diet of Worms to be examined by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and the other estates of the empire. (16. April 1521)

Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina. (16. April 1582)

The Battle of Culloden is fought between the French-supported Jacobites and the British Hanoverian forces commanded by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, in Scotland. After the battle many highland traditions were banned and the Highlands of Scotland were cleared of inhabitants. (16. April 1746)

The University of Münster in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany is founded. (16. April 1780)

Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Mount Tabor – Napoleon drives Ottoman Turks across the River Jordan near Acre. (16. April 1799)

The United States Senate ratifies the Rush-Bagot Treaty, establishing the border with Canada. (16. April 1818)

The accidental shooting of a Māori by an English sailor results in the opening of the Wanganui Campaign of the New Zealand land wars. (16. April 1847)

The first passenger rail opens in India, from Bori Bunder, Bombay to Thane. (16. April 1853)

The Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is wound up. (16. April 1858)

American Civil War: Battle at Lee's Mills in Virginia. (16. April 1862)

American Civil War: The District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act, a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia, becomes law. (16. April 1862)

American Civil War: Siege of Vicksburg – ships led by Union Admiral David Dixon Porter move through heavy Confederate artillery fire on approach to Vicksburg, Mississippi. (16. April 1863)

In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle. (16. April 1881)

Natural Bridges National Monument is established in Utah. (16. April 1908)

Harriet Quimby becomes the first woman to fly an airplane across the English Channel. (16. April 1912)

Vladimir Lenin returns to Petrograd, Russia from exile in Switzerland. (16. April 1917)

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