Famous Deaths In January - 16
Friday, 24 February 2017
0308 Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on January - 16.
0429 Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on January - 16.
0960 On January - 16 death of polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople
1343 Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on January - 16.
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 On January - 16 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 On January - 16 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 On January - 16 death of charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)
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 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 On this day in history death of arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684)
1750 Death of Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667) on this day in history.
1752 On this day in history death of francis Blomefield, English topographer (b. 1705)
1794 On January - 16 edward Gibbon, historian (Decline & Fall), dies in London at 56
1809 Death of John Moore, British general (b. 1761) on this day in history.
1817 Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies
1849 On January - 16 wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69
1856 Death of Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) on January - 16.
1864 On this day in history anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68
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 January - 16 amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51
1891 Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1892 Imakita Kosen, Zen teacher/abbot of Engagkuji monastery, dies on this day in history.
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)