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Famous Deaths In January - 16

Sunday, 24 May 2015

0308  On this day in history 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  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  On January - 16 death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)  

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  Death of Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) on this day in history.  

1703  Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1710  On January - 16 death of emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675)  

1711  Death of Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (b. 1651) on January - 16.  

1747  On this day in history death of barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680)  

1748  On January - 16 death of arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684)  

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

1809  Death of John Moore, British general (b. 1761) on this day in history.  

1817  On this day in history antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55  

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  Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies on January - 16.  

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  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  On January - 16 death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

1886  On this day in history amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51  

1891  Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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  On January - 16 death of charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  On January - 16 birth of edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)  

1409  René I of Naples (d. 1480) was born on this day in history.  

1477  Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547) was born on this day in history.  

1501  On January - 16 birth of anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)  

1587  On this day in history birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on January - 16.  

1626  On January - 16 birth of lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699)  

1634  On January - 16 birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)