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Famous Deaths In January - 16

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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

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

0960  On this day in history 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  Death of George Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484) on January - 16.  

1547  On this day in history death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)  

1554  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on January - 16.  

1585  On this day in history death of edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, English admiral (b. 1512)  

1595  Murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies on this day in history.  

1659  Death of Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) on January - 16.  

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

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  On January - 16 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 this day in history.  

1752  On January - 16 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 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  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 January - 16.  

1886  On this day in history amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51  

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

1892  On this day in history 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  On January - 16 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

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  On January - 16 birth of edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)  

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  On January - 16 birth of anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)  

1587  On January - 16 birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

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

1626  Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on January - 16.  

1634  On January - 16 birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)