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Historical Events In December - 16

Friday, 18 September 2020

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

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

0867  On this day in history eberhard of Friuli  

0875  On this day in history ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75  

0882  On December - 16 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  On December - 16 adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68  

1378  On December - 16 otto III of Montferrat  

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

1392  Nanboku-chō on December - 16.  

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

1431  On December - 16 king Henry VI of England crowned king of France  

1485  The birth of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife on this day in history.  

1485  Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII on this day in history.  

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

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

1577  Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory on December - 16.  

1598  On this day in history seven Year War: Battle of Noryang Point  

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

1652  Giovanni Maria Casini, composer on December - 16.  

1653  Oliver Cromwell became lord protector of England, Scotland & Ireland on December - 16.  

1653  Oliver Cromwell becomes 'Lord protector of England' on December - 16.  

1653  On December - 16 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 December - 16.  

1670  On this day in history 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 December - 16.  

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

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  On December - 16 birth of john Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654)  

1614  Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674) was born on December - 16.  

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 December - 16 birth of george Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770)  

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 December - 16.  

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  John VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies on December - 16.  

0999  Adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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