Famous Deaths In January - 16
Saturday, 25 October 2014
0308 On January - 16 marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies
0429 On January - 16 honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]
0960 Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1545 On this day in history 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 Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on January - 16.
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 January - 16.
1659 Death of Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) on this day in history.
1703 On this day in history matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64
1710 On this day in history death of emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675)
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 Death of Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history death of john Moore, British general (b. 1761)
1817 On this day in history antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55
1834 Death of Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette, French mathematician (b. 1769) on January - 16.
1838 Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS] on this day in history.
1842 On this day in history thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies
1849 Wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69 on January - 16.
1856 On January - 16 death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)
1864 Anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1865 On this day in history death of edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828)
1879 Death of Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 January - 16.