Famous Deaths In April - 16
Saturday, 23 February 2019
0069 Death of Otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32) on this day in history.
0744 Death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph on April - 16.
0924 Death of Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on this day in history.
1113 Death of Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050) on April - 16.
1115 On this day in history svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113]
1118 Death of Adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily on this day in history.
1198 On April - 16 death of duke Frederick I of Austria
1446 Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on this day in history.
1496 David van Bourgondie, Bishop of Utrecht (1456-96), dies at about 69 on this day in history.
1529 On April - 16 death of louis de Berquin, French humanist/reformer/heretic, burned at stake
1619 Denijs Calvaert/Caluwaert, [Dionisio Fiamingo], Flemish painter, dies on this day in history.
1645 Death of Tobias Hume, English composer on April - 16.
1687 George Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham, dies at 59 on April - 16.
1689 Death of Aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640) on April - 16.
1743 On April - 16 cornelis van Bijnkershoek, Dutch lawyer (Roman law), dies at 69
1756 Jacques Cassini, Fr astronomer (Discover rings of Saturn), dies at 79 on April - 16.
1760 Death of Laurence, 4th Earl Ferrers, executed for murder of his steward on this day in history.
1783 Death of Christian Mayer, Czech astronomer (b. 1719) on this day in history.
1788 Death of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, French naturalist (b. 1707) on this day in history.
1825 On this day in history john Henry Fuseli, painter/art writer (Tracks in the Snow), dies at 84
1828 On April - 16 francisco Goya y Lucientes, Spanish painter/cartoonist, dies at 82
1846 On April - 16 domenico Dragonetti, composer, dies at 83
1850 Marie [Gresholtz] Tussaud, maker of wax figures, dies on this day in history.
1858 Johann Baptist Cramer, Ger/Brit pianist/composer/publisher, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1859 Death of Alexis de Tocqueville, French historian (b. 1805) on April - 16.
1860 Carolina, duchess of Berry/daughter of crown prince of Naples, dies on April - 16.
1865 On April - 16 robert C Tyler, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle
1870 Anatoli O Demidov, Russian ruler of Donato/traveller, dies on April - 16.
1876 On April - 16 augustin-Philippe Peellaert, composer, dies at 83
1879 On April - 16 bernadette, st/(saw Virgin Mary at Lourdes), dies in Nevers France
1881 On April - 16 george William Martin, composer, dies at 56
1888 Death of Zygmunt Florenty Wróblewski, Polish physicist (b. 1845) on this day in history.
1899 On April - 16 death of emilio Jacinto, Filipino poet and revolutionary (b 1875)
1904 Death of Maximilian Kronberger, German poet (b. 1888) on this day in history.