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Famous Deaths In January - 16

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0308  On January - 16 marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies  

0429  On January - 16 honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]  

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

1343  On this day in history 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  Death of George Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484) on this day in history.  

1547  On this day in history death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)  

1554  On January - 16 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 January - 16 death of joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (b. 1651)  

1747  On January - 16 death of barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680)  

1748  Death of Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684) on January - 16.  

1750  On January - 16 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  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  On January - 16 death of jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette, French mathematician (b. 1769)  

1838  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1856  On January - 16 death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)  

1864  On January - 16 anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68  

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 January - 16.  

1886  Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1891  Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54 on January - 16.  

1892  On this day in history imakita Kosen, Zen teacher/abbot of Engagkuji monastery, dies  

1893  Johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74 on January - 16.  

1898  Death of Charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802) on January - 16.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296) was born on this day in history.  

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

1477  On this day in history birth of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)  

1501  Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559) was born on January - 16.  

1587  On January - 16 birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

1626  On this day in history birth of lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699)  

1634  Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716) was born on January - 16.