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Famous Deaths In January - 16

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

0308  Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on January - 16.  

0429  On January - 16 honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]  

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

1343  On this day in history robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies  

1400  On this day in history 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  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on January - 16.  

1585  On this day in history death of edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, English admiral (b. 1512)  

1595  On January - 16 murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies  

1659  Death of Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) on January - 16.  

1703  On this day in history matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64  

1710  Death of Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675) on this day in history.  

1711  On this day in history death of joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (b. 1651)  

1747  Death of Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680) on January - 16.  

1748  Death of Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684) on this day in history.  

1750  Death of Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667) on January - 16.  

1752  Death of Francis Blomefield, English topographer (b. 1705) on January - 16.  

1794  On this day in history edward Gibbon, historian (Decline & Fall), dies in London at 56  

1809  On January - 16 death of john Moore, British general (b. 1761)  

1817  On January - 16 antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55  

1834  Death of Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette, French mathematician (b. 1769) on January - 16.  

1838  On this day in history 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  Death of Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) on this day in history.  

1864  On January - 16 anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68  

1865  On January - 16 death of edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828)  

1879  On this day in history death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

1886  Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51 on January - 16.  

1891  Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54 on January - 16.  

1892  On January - 16 imakita Kosen, Zen teacher/abbot of Engagkuji monastery, dies  

1893  Johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74 on January - 16.  

1898  On this day in history death of charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296) was born on January - 16.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

1626  On this day in history birth of lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699)  

1634  Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.