Famous Deaths In January - 16
Sunday, 26 June 2016
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 Death of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352) on January - 16.
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 On this day in history death of christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480)
1585 Death of Edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, English admiral (b. 1512) on January - 16.
1595 On January - 16 murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies
1659 Death of Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) on January - 16.
1703 On January - 16 matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64
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 Death of Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684) on this day in history.
1750 On this day in history death of ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667)
1752 Death of Francis Blomefield, English topographer (b. 1705) on January - 16.
1794 On January - 16 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 January - 16.
1834 Death of Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette, French mathematician (b. 1769) on January - 16.
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 Wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69 on January - 16.
1856 On this day in history death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)
1864 On this day in history anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68
1865 Death of Edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828) on January - 16.
1879 On January - 16 death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)
1886 Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51 on January - 16.
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 Johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74 on January - 16.
1898 On January - 16 death of charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)