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  •  This page is only available in Dutch.
    Van 1702 tot 1747 kende Nederland (ookwel Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden) zijn Tweede Stadhouderloze Tijdperk.
  • A Spanish treasure fleet of 10 ships under Admiral Ubilla leaves Havana, Cuba for Spain. Seven days later, 9 of them sink in a storm off the coast of Florida. A few centuries later, treasure is salvaged from these wrecks.
  • King Louis XIV of France dies after a reign of 72 years?the longest of any major European monarch.
  • Pocotaligo Massacre triggers the start of the Yamasee War in colonial South Carolina.
Weather

The temperature on April 16, 1715 was about 15.0 °C.

Source: KNMI (weather station Delft/Rijnsburg/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from April 16, 1715 at Delpher

Born on April 16
Died on April 16

Names that were popular for boys in 1715
  • Jan
  • Joannes
  • Cornelis
  • Pieter
  • Johannes
  • Hendrik
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Gerrit
  • Willem
  • Jean
  • Jacobus
  • Johann
  • Dirk
  • Adrianus
Names that were popular for girls in 1715
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Catharina
  • Marie
  • Elisabeth
  • Joanna
  • Cornelia
  • Johanna
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Grietje
  • Aaltje
  • Adriana
  • Jannetje
  • Antje