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Historical Events In December - 16

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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 December - 16 eberhard of Friuli  

0875  Ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75 on December - 16.  

0882  On December - 16 marinus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding John VIII  

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

0999  On this day in history adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68  

1378  Otto III of Montferrat on this day in history.  

1379  On this day in history john Fitzalan, Marshal of England  

1392  On December - 16 nanboku-chō  

1404  Albrecht of Bavaria, duke of Bavaria, dies at about 74 on this day in history.  

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

1485  On December - 16 the birth of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife  

1485  Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII on December - 16.  

1538  On December - 16 king Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants  

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

1577  On this day in history danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory  

1598  Seven Year War: Battle of Noryang Point on this day in history.  

1617  Spanish viceroy Hernando Arias de Saavedra founds provinces Rio de la Plata (Argentina)/Guaira (Paraguay) on this day in history.  

1622  Kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder on December - 16.  

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

1631  On this day in history 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  Oliver Cromwell becomes 'Lord protector of England' on this day in history.  

1653  On this day in history oliver Cromwell is named lord protector of England, Scotland and Ireland.  

1653  On December - 16 oliver Cromwell sworn in as English Lord Protector  

1659  General Monck demands free parliamentary election in Scotland on this day in history.  

1670  Dorothy, 1st English marquis of Halifax, dies on this day in history.  

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  On December - 16 english Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution  

1707  Last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan on December - 16.  

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  Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII was born on December - 16.  

1584  John Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654) was born on this day in history.  

1614  On this day in history birth of eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674)  

1622  Kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder was born on this day in history.  

1652  On December - 16 birth of giovanni Maria Casini, composer  

1714  George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770) was born on this day in history.  

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

1717  On this day in history birth of elizabeth Carter, English writer (d. 1806)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0705  On December - 16 death of empress Wu of Zhou (b. 625)  

0714  Pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies on this day in history.  

0867  Death of Eberhard of Friuli on December - 16.  

0875  Ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

0882  John VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies on this day in history.  

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

1325  Death of Charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (b. 1270) on December - 16.  

1378  Death of Otto III of Montferrat on December - 16.  

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