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Famous Deaths In January - 16

Friday, 24 February 2017

0308  Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on January - 16.  

0429  Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on January - 16.  

0960  On January - 16 death of polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople  

1343  Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on January - 16.  

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  On January - 16 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  On January - 16 death of edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, English admiral (b. 1512)  

1595  On January - 16 murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies  

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1659  On January - 16 death of charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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  On January - 16 wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69  

1856  Death of Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) on January - 16.  

1864  On this day in history anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68  

1865  Death of Edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828) on January - 16.  

1879  Death of Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) on this day in history.  

1886  On January - 16 amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51  

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

1892  Imakita Kosen, Zen teacher/abbot of Engagkuji monastery, dies on this day in history.  

1893  On January - 16 johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74  

1898  On this day in history 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

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1245  Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296) was born on January - 16.  

1409  On January - 16 birth of rené I of Naples (d. 1480)  

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 this day in history birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1616  On January - 16 birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  

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

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

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