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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

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

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

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 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 January - 16.  

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

1672  Francesco Mancini, composer was born on January - 16.  

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

1697  On January - 16 birth of richard Savage, poet  

1728  On January - 16 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 January - 16.  

1804  Karl August Krebs, composer was born on January - 16.  

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  On January - 16 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 this day in history.  

1837  James Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887 was born on January - 16.  

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

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

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

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

1868  Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, composer was born on January - 16.  

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

1872  On this day in history birth of edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre)  

1872  On January - 16 birth of henri-Paul Busser, composer  

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

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

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0308  On January - 16 marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies  

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 January - 16.  

1400  Death of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352) on this day in history.  

1545  On this day in history 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  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on this day in history.