Famous Deaths In January - 16
Friday, 31 July 2015
0308 On January - 16 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 January - 16.
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 On January - 16 death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)
1554 Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on January - 16.
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 On this day in history death of charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)
1703 Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1710 Death of Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675) on this day in history.
1711 On January - 16 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 January - 16.
1750 Death of Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1809 Death of John Moore, British general (b. 1761) on this day in history.
1817 Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55 on January - 16.
1834 Death of Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette, French mathematician (b. 1769) on this day in history.
1838 Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS] on January - 16.
1842 Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies on this day in history.
1849 On January - 16 wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69
1856 On January - 16 death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)
1864 On this day in history 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 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 On January - 16 johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74
1898 On this day in history death of charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)