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Famous Deaths In January - 16

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

0429  On this day in history honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]  

0960  On this day in history death of polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople  

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 January - 16.  

1545  On January - 16 death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)  

1547  Death of Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477) on this day in history.  

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

1585  Death of Edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, English admiral (b. 1512) on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history death of barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680)  

1748  On January - 16 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  On January - 16 edward Gibbon, historian (Decline & Fall), dies in London at 56  

1809  Death of John Moore, British general (b. 1761) on January - 16.  

1817  Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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 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  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  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 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 Birthdays In January - 16

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1245  Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296) was born on January - 16.  

1409  On this day in history birth of rené I of Naples (d. 1480)  

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  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born on January - 16.  

1616  On January - 16 birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  

1626  Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on this day in history.  

1634  Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.