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Historical Events In December - 16

Tuesday, 27 September 2022

0714  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1378  Otto III of Montferrat on December - 16.  

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

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

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

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

1575  The 1575 Valdivia earthquake takes place on December - 16.  

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

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

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

1622  On December - 16 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 December - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1659  On this day in history general Monck demands free parliamentary election in Scotland  

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

1672  On December - 16 john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63  

1673  On this day in history juan de Padilla, composer, dies at 68  

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

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

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 December - 16.  

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

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  Death of Empress Wu of Zhou (b. 625) on December - 16.  

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

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 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  On this day in history 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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