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Famous Deaths In January - 16

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0308  Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on this day in history.  

0429  Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on this day in history.  

0960  Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on January - 16.  

1343  Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on this day in history.  

1400  On this day in history death of john Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)  

1545  Death of George Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484) on January - 16.  

1547  On January - 16 death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)  

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 January - 16.  

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

1659  On this day in history death of charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)  

1703  On this day in history 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 January - 16.  

1747  Death of Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680) on January - 16.  

1748  Death of Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684) on January - 16.  

1750  On this day in history death of ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667)  

1752  Death of Francis Blomefield, English topographer (b. 1705) on January - 16.  

1794  Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline & Fall), dies in London at 56 on January - 16.  

1809  Death of John Moore, British general (b. 1761) on January - 16.  

1817  On January - 16 antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55  

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 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  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 January - 16.  

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  Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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

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

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.  

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

1501  Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559) was born on this day in history.  

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born on this day in history.  

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

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

1634  Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.