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Historical Events In April - 16

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

0073  On this day in history masada, a Jewish fortress, falls to the Romans after several months of siege, ending the Jewish Revolt.  

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

0744  On April - 16 al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph  

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

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

1071  Bari falls to Robert Guiscard, ending Byzantine rule in Italy on this day in history.  

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

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

1198  On April - 16 duke Frederick I of Austria  

1346  On April - 16 king Stefanus IX of Serbia proclaims himself czar of Greece  

1395  On this day in history azzo X d'Este is defeated at the Battle of Portomaggiore by Venetian-Ferrarese troops.  

1446  On this day in history filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies  

1496  David van Bourgondie, Bishop of Utrecht (1456-96), dies at about 69 on this day in history.  

1509  French army under Louis XII enters Alps on this day in history.  

1521  Martin Luther arrives at Diet of Worms on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1619  On this day in history denijs Calvaert/Caluwaert, [Dionisio Fiamingo], Flemish painter, dies  

1628  On this day in history cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand  

1632  Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed supreme commander on this day in history.  

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

1645  On this day in history tobias Hume, English composer  

1648  On this day in history john Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre)  

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

1660  On April - 16 hans Sloane, England, physician/naturalist/founder (British Museum)  

1673  On April - 16 francesco Feroci, composer  

1682  John Hadley, mathematician/inventor (1st reflecting telescope) on April - 16.  

1687  On April - 16 george Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham, dies at 59  

1697  On April - 16 johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer  

1703  On April - 16 caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke  

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

1705  On April - 16 queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College  

1724  On this day in history 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9)  

1728  Joseph Zwart, Scottish chemist/physicist on April - 16.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0778  King Louis the Pious (d. 840) was born on April - 16.  

1319  King John II of France (d. 1364) was born on this day in history.  

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

1628  On April - 16 birth of cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand  

1635  On this day in history birth of frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter  

1646  On April - 16 birth of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708)  

1648  On this day in history birth of john Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre)  

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

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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  On April - 16 death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph  

0924  Death of Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on this day in history.  

1113  Death of Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050) on April - 16.  

1115  On April - 16 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  On April - 16 death of duke Frederick I of Austria  

1446  On this day in history filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies  

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