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Historical Events In December - 16

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

0714  Pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies on December - 16.  

0755  On December - 16 an Lushan revolts against Chancellor Yang Guozhong at Fanyang, initiating the An Shi Rebellion during the Tang Dynasty of China.  

0867  On this day in history eberhard of Friuli  

0875  On this day in history ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75  

0882  On this day in history marinus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding John VIII  

0882  John VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies on December - 16.  

0999  On December - 16 adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68  

1378  On this day in history otto III of Montferrat  

1379  John Fitzalan, Marshal of England on December - 16.  

1392  Nanboku-chō on December - 16.  

1404  On this day in history albrecht of Bavaria, duke of Bavaria, dies at about 74  

1431  On this day in history king Henry VI of England crowned king of France  

1485  On this day in history the birth of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife  

1485  Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII on this day in history.  

1538  King Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants on December - 16.  

1575  On December - 16 the 1575 Valdivia earthquake takes place.  

1577  Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory on this day in history.  

1598  On December - 16 seven Year War: Battle of Noryang Point  

1617  On December - 16 spanish viceroy Hernando Arias de Saavedra founds provinces Rio de la Plata (Argentina)/Guaira (Paraguay)  

1622  On this day in history kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder  

1631  On December - 16 mount Vesuvius, Italy erupts, destroys 6 villages & kills 4,000  

1631  On December - 16 mount Vesuvious, Italy erupts, destroys 6 villages & kills 4,000  

1652  Giovanni Maria Casini, composer on this day in history.  

1653  On this day in history oliver Cromwell became lord protector of England, Scotland & Ireland  

1653  On this day in history oliver Cromwell becomes 'Lord protector of England'  

1653  On December - 16 oliver Cromwell is named lord protector of England, Scotland and Ireland.  

1653  Oliver Cromwell sworn in as English Lord Protector on December - 16.  

1659  On December - 16 general Monck demands free parliamentary election in Scotland  

1670  Dorothy, 1st English marquis of Halifax, dies on December - 16.  

1672  John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1673  Juan de Padilla, composer, dies at 68 on December - 16.  

1689  English Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution on this day in history.  

1707  On December - 16 last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan.  

1719  Adrian "Aart" van Wijck, Dutch theologist (anti-jansenism), dies at 78 on December - 16.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1485  On this day in history birth of catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII  

1584  On this day in history birth of john Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654)  

1614  Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674) was born on this day in history.  

1622  On this day in history birth of kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder  

1652  On this day in history birth of giovanni Maria Casini, composer  

1714  On this day in history birth of george Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770)  

1716  On December - 16 birth of louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798)  

1717  Elizabeth Carter, English writer (d. 1806) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In December - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0705  On this day in history death of empress Wu of Zhou (b. 625)  

0714  Pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies on December - 16.  

0867  On December - 16 death of eberhard of Friuli  

0875  On this day in history ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75  

0882  On this day in history john VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies  

0999  Adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68 on this day in history.  

1325  On this day in history death of charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (b. 1270)  

1378  On this day in history death of otto III of Montferrat  

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