Famous Deaths In January - 16
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
0308 Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on January - 16.
0429 On this day in history honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]
0960 Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on January - 16.
1343 On January - 16 robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies
1400 Death of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352) on this day in history.
1545 Death of George Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484) on this day in history.
1547 On this day in history death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)
1554 Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on this day in history.
1585 Death of Edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, English admiral (b. 1512) on January - 16.
1595 On this day in history murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies
1659 On January - 16 death of charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)
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 On this day in history death of barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680)
1748 On this day in history death of arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684)
1750 On this day in history death of ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667)
1752 On this day in history death of francis Blomefield, English topographer (b. 1705)
1794 Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline & Fall), dies in London at 56 on January - 16.
1809 Death of John Moore, British general (b. 1761) on January - 16.
1817 Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55 on January - 16.
1834 On this day in history death of jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette, French mathematician (b. 1769)
1838 Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS] on this day in history.
1842 On this day in history thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies
1849 On this day in history wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69
1856 Death of Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) on this day in history.
1864 Anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68 on January - 16.
1865 Death of Edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828) on January - 16.
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 January - 16 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 Death of Charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802) on January - 16.