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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Friday, 28 November 2014

1245  Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296) was born on January - 16.  

1409  René I of Naples (d. 1480) was born on January - 16.  

1477  On January - 16 birth of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)  

1501  On January - 16 birth of anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)  

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born on January - 16.  

1616  On this day in history birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  

1626  Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on January - 16.  

1634  Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716) was born on January - 16.  

1672  Francesco Mancini, composer was born on this day in history.  

1675  Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French writer (d. 1755) was born on this day in history.  

1697  On this day in history birth of richard Savage, poet  

1728  On this day in history birth of niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola)  

1749  Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda) was born on this day in history.  

1757  Samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem) was born on this day in history.  

1804  Karl August Krebs, composer was born on this day in history.  

1807  Charles Henry Davis, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1877 was born on January - 16.  

1815  Adolph Trube, composer was born on this day in history.  

1815  Henry Wagner "Old Brains" Halleck, Maj-General (Union Army) was born on January - 16.  

1834  Albert Lindley Lee, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1907 was born on this day in history.  

1836  King Francis II of the Two Sicilies (d. 1894) was born on January - 16.  

1837  On this day in history birth of james Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887  

1838  On this day in history birth of franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917)  

1844  On January - 16 birth of ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919)  

1853  On January - 16 birth of andre Michelin, France, industrialist/tire manufacturer (Michelin)  

1853  Johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor/theater director (Kathleen) was born on January - 16.  

1853  On January - 16 birth of gen Sir Ian Hamilton, British military commander (d. 1947)  

1853  Vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov, Russian philosopher (d. 1900) was born on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history birth of frank Bacon, actor/author (Lightnin)  

1868  Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, composer was born on this day in history.  

1870  Wilhelm Normann, German chemist (hardening of oils) was born on this day in history.  

1872  Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre) was born on January - 16.  

1872  Henri-Paul Busser, composer was born on January - 16.  

1873  On this day in history birth of boyd Alexander, English explorer  

1874  On this day in history birth of robert Service, England, Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0308  Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on this day in history.  

0429  On this day in history honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]  

0960  On January - 16 death of polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople  

1343  Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on this day in history.  

1400  On January - 16 death of john Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)  

1545  Death of George Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484) on this day in history.  

1547  Death of Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477) on January - 16.  

1554  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on this day in history.