Famous Deaths In April - 16
Saturday, 31 October 2020
0069 On this day in history death of otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32)
0744 Death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph on April - 16.
0924 On April - 16 death of berengar of Friuli, King of Italy
1113 On April - 16 death of sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050)
1115 On April - 16 svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113]
1118 On April - 16 death of adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily
1198 On this day in history death of duke Frederick I of Austria
1446 Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on April - 16.
1496 On this day in history david van Bourgondie, Bishop of Utrecht (1456-96), dies at about 69
1529 Death of Louis de Berquin, French humanist/reformer/heretic, burned at stake on April - 16.
1619 Denijs Calvaert/Caluwaert, [Dionisio Fiamingo], Flemish painter, dies on this day in history.
1645 On this day in history death of tobias Hume, English composer
1687 On this day in history george Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham, dies at 59
1689 On April - 16 death of aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640)
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 this day in history.
1760 On April - 16 death of laurence, 4th Earl Ferrers, executed for murder of his steward
1783 Death of Christian Mayer, Czech astronomer (b. 1719) on April - 16.
1788 On this day in history death of georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, French naturalist (b. 1707)
1825 John Henry Fuseli, painter/art writer (Tracks in the Snow), dies at 84 on April - 16.
1828 On this day in history francisco Goya y Lucientes, Spanish painter/cartoonist, dies at 82
1846 On April - 16 domenico Dragonetti, composer, dies at 83
1850 On this day in history marie [Gresholtz] Tussaud, maker of wax figures, dies
1858 On April - 16 johann Baptist Cramer, Ger/Brit pianist/composer/publisher, dies at 87
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history bernadette, st/(saw Virgin Mary at Lourdes), dies in Nevers France
1881 George William Martin, composer, dies at 56 on April - 16.
1888 Death of Zygmunt Florenty Wróblewski, Polish physicist (b. 1845) on April - 16.
1899 On this day in history death of emilio Jacinto, Filipino poet and revolutionary (b 1875)
1904 Death of Maximilian Kronberger, German poet (b. 1888) on April - 16.