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Historical Events In December - 16

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

0714  On December - 16 pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies  

0755  An Lushan revolts against Chancellor Yang Guozhong at Fanyang, initiating the An Shi Rebellion during the Tang Dynasty of China on this day in history.  

0867  Eberhard of Friuli on this day in history.  

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

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  On December - 16 nanboku-chō  

1404  On December - 16 albrecht of Bavaria, duke of Bavaria, dies at about 74  

1431  King Henry VI of England crowned king of France on this day in history.  

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 December - 16.  

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  On this day in history seven Year War: Battle of Noryang Point  

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

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

1631  On this day in history 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 December - 16.  

1653  On December - 16 oliver Cromwell became lord protector of England, Scotland & Ireland  

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

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

1653  On this day in history oliver Cromwell sworn in as English Lord Protector  

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

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  On December - 16 juan de Padilla, composer, dies at 68  

1689  English Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution on December - 16.  

1707  On this day in history last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan.  

1719  On December - 16 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  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 December - 16.  

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

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

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

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

1716  Louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798) was born on this day in history.  

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 December - 16.  

0714  On this day in history pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies  

0867  On December - 16 death of eberhard of Friuli  

0875  On December - 16 ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75  

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 this day in history.  

1325  On December - 16 death of charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (b. 1270)  

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

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