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Famous Deaths In January - 16

Monday, 24 November 2014

0308  Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on this day in history.  

0429  Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on this day in history.  

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

1343  On January - 16 robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies  

1400  On January - 16 death of john Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)  

1545  Death of George Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484) on January - 16.  

1547  On January - 16 death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)  

1554  On January - 16 death of christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480)  

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

1595  Murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675)  

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

1747  On January - 16 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 this day in history.  

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 January - 16 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 this day in history.  

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 January - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1879  On January - 16 death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

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 January - 16.  

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

1898  Death of Charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802) on January - 16.  

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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  On January - 16 birth of rené I of Naples (d. 1480)  

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  On January - 16 birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on January - 16.  

1626  Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on January - 16.  

1634  On January - 16 birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)