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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Thursday, 18 December 2014

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

1409  On this day in history birth of rené I of Naples (d. 1480)  

1477  On this day in history 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 January - 16.  

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

1616  On January - 16 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 this day in history.  

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 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  On this day in history birth of charles Henry Davis, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1877  

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

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

1834  On January - 16 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  James Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887 was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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  On this day in history birth of henri-Paul Busser, composer  

1873  On January - 16 birth of boyd Alexander, English explorer  

1874  Robert Service, England, Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee) was born on this day in history.  

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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  On January - 16 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  On January - 16 death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)  

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)