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Famous Deaths In January - 16

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

0429  On this day in history honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]  

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

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 January - 16.  

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

1595  On this day in history murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies  

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

1703  On January - 16 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 this day in history.  

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

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 January - 16.  

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

1817  On January - 16 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 January - 16.  

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

1849  Wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1856  On this day in history 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 January - 16 death of edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828)  

1879  Death of Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) on January - 16.  

1886  Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51 on January - 16.  

1891  On January - 16 clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history 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 January - 16.  

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