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