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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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

1409  René I of Naples (d. 1480) was born on this day in history.  

1477  Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547) was born on January - 16.  

1501  Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559) was born on January - 16.  

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

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on January - 16.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1728  Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola) was born on this day in history.  

1749  On January - 16 birth of vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda)  

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 this day in history.  

1815  On January - 16 birth of adolph Trube, composer  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1838  Franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917) was born on this day in history.  

1844  On this day in history birth of ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919)  

1853  Andre Michelin, France, industrialist/tire manufacturer (Michelin) was born on January - 16.  

1853  On January - 16 birth of johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor/theater director (Kathleen)  

1853  On this day in history birth of gen Sir Ian Hamilton, British military commander (d. 1947)  

1853  On this day in history birth of vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov, Russian philosopher (d. 1900)  

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  On January - 16 birth of wilhelm Normann, German chemist (hardening of oils)  

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  On January - 16 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 January - 16.  

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

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

1343  On January - 16 robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies  

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 January - 16.  

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.