Famous Deaths In May - 16
Sunday, 07 August 2022
0942 On this day in history saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies
1265 Death of Saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165) on May - 16.
1434 On May - 16 pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60
1569 On May - 16 death of dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr
1620 Death of William Adams, English navigator (b. 1564) on May - 16.
1657 Death of Andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591) on this day in history.
1667 Death of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607) on May - 16.
1669 Pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies on this day in history.
1691 On May - 16 death of jacob Leisler, becomes 1st American colonist hanged for treason
1703 Charles Perrault, author/fairy tale writer, dies on May - 16.
1754 On this day in history giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, composer, dies at 76
1762 On May - 16 ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer, dies at 86
1768 On May - 16 cornelis Writer, fleet supervisor, dies at about 81
1777 On May - 16 button Gwinnet, US revolutionary leader, dies from wounds
1778 Death of Robert Darcy, 4th Earl of Holderness, English diplomat (b. 1718) on May - 16.
1782 On May - 16 daniuel Charles Solander, botanist, dies
1790 Death of Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician (b. 1720) on this day in history.
1805 Christian Brunings, hydraulic engineer, dies at 68 on May - 16.
1819 On this day in history alexander van Bylandt, military, dies at 75
1829 On this day in history william Congreve, English officer, dies at 56
1830 On May - 16 jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, mathematician, dies
1835 Felicia Dorothea Hemans, poet/hymn writer, dies on this day in history.
1847 On this day in history kaspar Ett, German organist/composer, dies at 59
1862 On this day in history lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40
1863 Lloyd Tilghman, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 47 on this day in history.
1864 Death of Lean Bear, Cheyenne chief, murdered on May - 16.
1880 Karl August Krebs, composer, dies at 76 on May - 16.
1891 On this day in history death of ion Brătianu, Romanian statesman (b. 1821)
1892 John Banvard, painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas), dies on May - 16.
1903 On May - 16 eduard Rappoldi, composer, dies at 72
1904 N I Bobrikov, Russian governor-general in Finland, dies on this day in history.
1910 On May - 16 henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53
1913 On this day in history death of louis Perrier, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1849)
1918 Eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64 on May - 16.