Famous Deaths In January - 16
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
0308 Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on this day in history.
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 Death of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352) on January - 16.
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 January - 16.
1554 Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on this day in history.
1585 On January - 16 death of edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, English admiral (b. 1512)
1595 On this day in history murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies
1659 Death of Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) on this day in history.
1703 Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1710 On January - 16 death of emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675)
1711 Death of Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (b. 1651) on January - 16.
1747 On January - 16 death of barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680)
1748 On January - 16 death of arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684)
1750 Death of Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667) on January - 16.
1752 Death of Francis Blomefield, English topographer (b. 1705) on this day in history.
1794 Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline & Fall), dies in London at 56 on January - 16.
1809 On January - 16 death of john Moore, British general (b. 1761)
1817 On this day in history antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55
1834 On this day in history death of jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette, French mathematician (b. 1769)
1838 On January - 16 aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS]
1842 Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies on January - 16.
1849 Wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69 on January - 16.
1856 On this day in history death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)
1864 On January - 16 anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68
1865 On this day in history death of edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828)
1879 Death of Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) on this day in history.
1886 On this day in history amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51
1891 On this day in history clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54
1892 On January - 16 imakita Kosen, Zen teacher/abbot of Engagkuji monastery, dies
1893 On January - 16 johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74
1898 On January - 16 death of charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)