Famous Deaths In January - 16
Saturday, 10 October 2015
0308 On January - 16 marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies
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 this day in history.
1400 On this day in history death of john Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)
1545 On January - 16 death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)
1547 On this day in history death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)
1554 On this day in history 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 On this day in history murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies
1659 Death of Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) on this day in history.
1703 Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64 on January - 16.
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 Death of Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680) on January - 16.
1748 Death of Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684) on January - 16.
1750 On this day in history death of ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667)
1752 On January - 16 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 Death of John Moore, British general (b. 1761) on January - 16.
1817 On January - 16 antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55
1834 On this day in history 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 On this day in history wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69
1856 Death of Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) on this day in history.
1864 Anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68 on January - 16.
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 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 On January - 16 imakita Kosen, Zen teacher/abbot of Engagkuji monastery, dies
1893 On January - 16 johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74
1898 On January - 16 death of charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)