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Historical Events In May - 16

Thursday, 24 May 2018

0942  Saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0955  Alberich II, (bastard?) son of Octavianus elected pope on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1165  Ramjbam & his family reach Acre Palestine on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1204  Baldwin IX, Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1434  Pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  On May - 16 florence becomes a republic  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1532  Sir Thomas More resigns as English Lord Chancellor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On this day in history protestant German monarch surrenders to Karel in Wittenberg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1558  On May - 16 andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1568  Mary Queen of Scotland flees to England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1569  On May - 16 dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1571  On this day in history johannes Kepler, by his own calculations, is conceived at 4 37 AM  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1571  On this day in history johannes Kepler, by his own calculations, is conceived at 4:37 AM  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1584  7 Westfriese towns divide monasteries of Egmond/Blokker/St-Pietersdal on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1605  On this day in history camillo Borghese elected to succeed Pope Leo XI becomes Paul V  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1606  2,000 foreigners murdered in Russia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  On May - 16 dudley North, financier/economist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  Battle at Zólty Wody Bohdan Chmielricki's cosacks beat John Casimir on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  On May - 16 battle at Zolty Wody: Bohdan Chmielricki's cosacks beat John Casimir  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  On May - 16 battle at Zólty Wody: Bohdan Chmielricki's cosacks beat John Casimir  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  On this day in history pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  On May - 16 jacob Leisler, becomes 1st American colonist hanged for treason  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1703  Charles Perrault, author/fairy tale writer, dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1747  On May - 16 prince Willem V sworn in as Admiral-General of Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1747  On May - 16 prince Willem V sworn in as admiral-general of Neth  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1748  On May - 16 antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1754  On May - 16 giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1761  John Opie, artist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1762  Ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer, dies at 86 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1763  Samuel Johnson meets his future biographer James Boswell in London on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1763  James Boswell's 1st meeting with Samuel Johnson on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1763  Louis-Nicolas Vauquelin, chemist (discovered chromium, beryllium) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1558  On this day in history birth of andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1578  Everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606) was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  Dudley North, financier/economist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1710  William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1718  Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1748  Antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0942  On this day in history saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1265  On this day in history death of saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1434  Pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1569  On this day in history death of dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  On May - 16 death of william Adams, English navigator (b. 1564)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1657  On this day in history death of andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  Death of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  On this day in history pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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