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Famous Deaths In January - 16

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

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 this day in history 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  Death of Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477) on January - 16.  

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

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 January - 16.  

1711  Death of Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (b. 1651) on January - 16.  

1747  Death of Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680) on this day in history.  

1748  On January - 16 death of arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684)  

1750  On January - 16 death of ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667)  

1752  On this day in history death of francis Blomefield, English topographer (b. 1705)  

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  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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1856  Death of Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) on January - 16.  

1864  On January - 16 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 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 January - 16.  

1892  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  On this day in history birth of edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)  

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

1477  Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547) was born on January - 16.  

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  On this day in history birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  

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

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

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