Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In April - 16

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

0073  Masada, a Jewish fortress, falls to the Romans after several months of siege, ending the Jewish Revolt on April - 16.  

0556  On this day in history pelagius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0744  al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph on April - 16.  

0924  On this day in history berengar of Friuli, King of Italy  

1071  On this day in history five centuries of Byzantine rule in Italy end April 16 as Bari falls to Robert Guiscard after a 3-year Norman siege  

1071  On April - 16 bari falls to Robert Guiscard, ending Byzantine rule in Italy.  

1115  Svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113] on April - 16.  

1118  On April - 16 adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily  

1198  Duke Frederick I of Austria on April - 16.  

1346  King Stefanus IX of Serbia proclaims himself czar of Greece on this day in history.  

1395  Azzo X d'Este is defeated at the Battle of Portomaggiore by Venetian-Ferrarese troops on April - 16.  

1446  Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on this day in history.  

1496  David van Bourgondie, Bishop of Utrecht (1456-96), dies at about 69 on April - 16.  

1509  French army under Louis XII enters Alps on April - 16.  

1521  On this day in history martin Luther arrives at Diet of Worms  

1529  Louis de Berquin, French humanist/reformer/heretic, burned at stake on this day in history.  

1582  Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina on April - 16.  

1619  Denijs Calvaert/Caluwaert, [Dionisio Fiamingo], Flemish painter, dies on April - 16.  

1628  Cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand on this day in history.  

1632  Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed supreme commander on April - 16.  

1635  Frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter on April - 16.  

1645  On this day in history tobias Hume, English composer  

1648  John Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre) on April - 16.  

1652  On this day in history clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)  

1660  Hans Sloane, England, physician/naturalist/founder (British Museum) on this day in history.  

1673  On this day in history francesco Feroci, composer  

1682  On April - 16 john Hadley, mathematician/inventor (1st reflecting telescope)  

1687  George Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1697  On April - 16 johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer  

1703  Caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke on April - 16.  

1705  On April - 16 isaac Newton is knighted. From then on, just call him Sir  

1705  Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College on this day in history.  

1724  On April - 16 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9)  

1728  On this day in history joseph Zwart, Scottish chemist/physicist  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | Next Page »

Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In April - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0778  On April - 16 birth of king Louis the Pious (d. 840)  

1319  On this day in history birth of king John II of France (d. 1364)  

1495  On April - 16 birth of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557)  

1628  Cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand was born on this day in history.  

1635  Frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  

1646  Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708) was born on April - 16.  

1648  John Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre) was born on this day in history.  

1652  On this day in history birth of clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)  

Advertisements

Famous Deaths In April - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  On April - 16 death of otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32)  

0744  Death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph on this day in history.  

0924  On this day in history death of berengar of Friuli, King of Italy  

1113  On this day in history death of sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050)  

1115  On this day in history svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113]  

1118  Death of Adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily on this day in history.  

1198  Death of Duke Frederick I of Austria on April - 16.  

1446  On April - 16 filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know