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Historical Events In December - 16

Saturday, 08 May 2021

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

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

0999  Adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68 on December - 16.  

1378  On this day in history otto III of Montferrat  

1379  On December - 16 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  King Henry VI of England crowned king of France on this day in history.  

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

1485  On December - 16 catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII  

1538  King Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants on this day in history.  

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

1577  On December - 16 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 December - 16.  

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

1631  Mount Vesuvius, Italy erupts, destroys 6 villages & kills 4,000 on December - 16.  

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  Oliver Cromwell became lord protector of England, Scotland & Ireland on this day in history.  

1653  On December - 16 oliver Cromwell becomes 'Lord protector of England'  

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

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

1659  General Monck demands free parliamentary election in Scotland on December - 16.  

1670  On December - 16 dorothy, 1st English marquis of Halifax, dies  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history adrian "Aart" van Wijck, Dutch theologist (anti-jansenism), dies at 78  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1485  On December - 16 birth of catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII  

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

1614  On December - 16 birth of eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674)  

1622  On December - 16 birth of kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder  

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

1714  George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770) was born on December - 16.  

1716  Louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798) was born on December - 16.  

1717  On December - 16 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  Death of Empress Wu of Zhou (b. 625) on this day in history.  

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

0867  Death of Eberhard of Friuli on this day in history.  

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

0882  On December - 16 john VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies  

0999  Adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68 on December - 16.  

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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