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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Sunday, 25 January 2015

1245  On this day in history birth of edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)  

1409  On January - 16 birth of rené I of Naples (d. 1480)  

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

1501  On this day in history birth of anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)  

1587  On this day in history birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

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

1634  On January - 16 birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)  

1672  On January - 16 birth of francesco Mancini, composer  

1675  Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French writer (d. 1755) was born on January - 16.  

1697  Richard Savage, poet was born on January - 16.  

1728  On January - 16 birth of niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola)  

1749  Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda) was born on January - 16.  

1757  On January - 16 birth of samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem)  

1804  On this day in history birth of karl August Krebs, composer  

1807  Charles Henry Davis, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1877 was born on this day in history.  

1815  On January - 16 birth of adolph Trube, composer  

1815  On this day in history birth of henry Wagner "Old Brains" Halleck, Maj-General (Union Army)  

1834  On this day in history birth of albert Lindley Lee, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1907  

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

1837  On January - 16 birth of james Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887  

1838  On January - 16 birth of franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917)  

1844  Ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919) was born on January - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1853  Gen Sir Ian Hamilton, British military commander (d. 1947) was born on January - 16.  

1853  Vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov, Russian philosopher (d. 1900) was born on January - 16.  

1864  Frank Bacon, actor/author (Lightnin) was born on this day in history.  

1868  On this day in history birth of cyril Metodej Hrazdira, composer  

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  On January - 16 birth of henri-Paul Busser, composer  

1873  Boyd Alexander, English explorer was born on January - 16.  

1874  On January - 16 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 this day in history death of polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople  

1343  On this day in history robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies  

1400  Death of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352) on January - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1554  On this day in history death of christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480)