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Famous Deaths In January - 16

Saturday, 25 October 2014

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

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

0960  Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on January - 16.  

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

1595  Murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies on January - 16.  

1659  Death of Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) on this day in history.  

1703  On this day in history matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64  

1710  On this day in history death of emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675)  

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

1747  Death of Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680) on this day in history.  

1748  Death of Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684) on this day in history.  

1750  Death of Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667) on this day in history.  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

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

1849  Wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69 on January - 16.  

1856  On January - 16 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 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 January - 16.  

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

1892  On January - 16 imakita Kosen, Zen teacher/abbot of Engagkuji monastery, dies  

1893  On this day in history 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

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1245  On this day in history 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  On January - 16 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  On this day in history birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  

1626  Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on this day in history.  

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