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Famous Deaths In January - 16

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

0308  Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on January - 16.  

0429  On this day in history honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]  

0960  Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on January - 16.  

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  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  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on this day in history.  

1585  Death of Edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, English admiral (b. 1512) on January - 16.  

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  On this day in history matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64  

1710  Death of Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline & Fall), dies in London at 56 on January - 16.  

1809  Death of John Moore, British general (b. 1761) on January - 16.  

1817  Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55 on January - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1842  On this day in history thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies  

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  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 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  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  René I of Naples (d. 1480) was born on January - 16.  

1477  Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547) was born on January - 16.  

1501  Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559) was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 16 birth of lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699)  

1634  On this day in history birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)