Famous Deaths In January - 16
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
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.