Famous Deaths In January - 16
Monday, 02 March 2015
0308 Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on January - 16.
0429 On January - 16 honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]
0960 On January - 16 death of polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople
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 this day in history.
1547 Death of Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477) on January - 16.
1554 On this day in history 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 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 Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64 on January - 16.
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 On this day in history death of barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680)
1748 Death of Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684) on this day in history.
1750 On January - 16 death of ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667)
1752 On this day in history death of francis Blomefield, English topographer (b. 1705)
1794 On January - 16 edward Gibbon, historian (Decline & Fall), dies in London at 56
1809 On this day in history death of john Moore, British general (b. 1761)
1817 Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55 on January - 16.
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 Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies on this day in history.
1849 On this day in history wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69
1856 On January - 16 death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)
1864 On January - 16 anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68
1865 Death of Edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828) on this day in history.
1879 On January - 16 death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)
1886 On January - 16 amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51
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 Johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74 on January - 16.
1898 On January - 16 death of charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)