Famous Deaths In January - 16
Saturday, 28 November 2015
0308 On January - 16 marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies
0429 Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on January - 16.
0960 Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.
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 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 January - 16 murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies
1659 Death of Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) on this day in history.
1703 On January - 16 matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64
1710 Death of Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675) on January - 16.
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 January - 16 death of ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667)
1752 Death of Francis Blomefield, English topographer (b. 1705) on January - 16.
1794 Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline & Fall), dies in London at 56 on January - 16.
1809 On January - 16 death of john Moore, British general (b. 1761)
1817 Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies
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 this day in history.
1864 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1886 Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51 on this day in history.
1891 On this day in history clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54
1892 Imakita Kosen, Zen teacher/abbot of Engagkuji monastery, dies on January - 16.
1893 Johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history death of charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)