Famous Deaths In January - 16
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0308 On this day in history marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies
0429 Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on this day in history.
0960 Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on January - 16.
1343 On January - 16 robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies
1400 On this day in history death of john Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)
1545 On January - 16 death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)
1547 On this day in history death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)
1554 On January - 16 death of christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480)
1585 On this day in history death of edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, English admiral (b. 1512)
1595 On this day in history murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies
1659 Death of Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) on January - 16.
1703 On January - 16 matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64
1710 Death of Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675) on January - 16.
1711 Death of Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (b. 1651) on January - 16.
1747 On January - 16 death of barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680)
1748 Death of Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684) on January - 16.
1750 On January - 16 death of ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667)
1752 Death of Francis Blomefield, English topographer (b. 1705) on January - 16.
1794 On January - 16 edward Gibbon, historian (Decline & Fall), dies in London at 56
1809 Death of John Moore, British general (b. 1761) on this day in history.
1817 Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55 on January - 16.
1834 On this day in history death of jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette, French mathematician (b. 1769)
1838 On January - 16 aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS]
1842 On this day in history thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies
1849 Wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69 on January - 16.
1856 On this day in history death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)
1864 On January - 16 anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68
1865 On this day in history death of edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828)
1879 On this day in history death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)
1886 On this day in history amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51
1891 On this day in history clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54
1892 On January - 16 imakita Kosen, Zen teacher/abbot of Engagkuji monastery, dies
1893 Johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1898 On January - 16 death of charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)