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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Friday, 25 March 2016

1245  Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296) was born on this day in history.  

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  Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559) was born on this day in history.  

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1634  On this day in history birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)  

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

1675  On this day in history birth of louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French writer (d. 1755)  

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

1728  Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola) was born on January - 16.  

1749  On this day in history birth of vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda)  

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

1804  On January - 16 birth of karl August Krebs, composer  

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

1815  Adolph Trube, composer was born on January - 16.  

1815  Henry Wagner "Old Brains" Halleck, Maj-General (Union Army) was born on this day in history.  

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

1836  On this day in history birth of king Francis II of the Two Sicilies (d. 1894)  

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  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  On January - 16 birth of johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor/theater director (Kathleen)  

1853  Gen Sir Ian Hamilton, British military commander (d. 1947) was born on this day in history.  

1853  On January - 16 birth of vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov, Russian philosopher (d. 1900)  

1864  On January - 16 birth of frank Bacon, actor/author (Lightnin)  

1868  On January - 16 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 this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies  

0429  Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on January - 16.  

0960  Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on January - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1545  Death of George Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484) on January - 16.  

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

1554  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on January - 16.  

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