Famous Deaths In January - 16
Friday, 31 October 2014
0308 On January - 16 marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies
0429 On this day in history honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]
0960 Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.
1343 Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on January - 16.
1400 Death of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352) on January - 16.
1545 Death of George Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484) on January - 16.
1547 Death of Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477) on this day in history.
1554 Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on January - 16.
1585 On January - 16 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 On this day in history death of charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)
1703 On January - 16 matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64
1710 Death of Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675) on January - 16.
1711 Death of Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (b. 1651) on this day in history.
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 Death of Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667) on January - 16.
1752 Death of Francis Blomefield, English topographer (b. 1705) on this day in history.
1794 Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline & Fall), dies in London at 56 on this day in history.
1809 Death of John Moore, British general (b. 1761) on this day in history.
1817 On January - 16 antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55
1834 Death of Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette, French mathematician (b. 1769) on January - 16.
1838 Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS] on January - 16.
1842 On this day in history thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies
1849 Wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1856 On this day in history death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)
1864 Anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1865 On January - 16 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 January - 16.
1891 On January - 16 clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54
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 this day in history.
1898 Death of Charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802) on this day in history.