Famous Deaths In May - 16
Tuesday, 06 June 2023
0942 On this day in history saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies
1265 On May - 16 death of saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165)
1434 On May - 16 pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60
1569 On this day in history death of dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr
1620 Death of William Adams, English navigator (b. 1564) on May - 16.
1657 On May - 16 death of andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591)
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 Death of Jacob Leisler, becomes 1st American colonist hanged for treason on this day in history.
1703 Charles Perrault, author/fairy tale writer, dies on May - 16.
1754 On May - 16 giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, composer, dies at 76
1762 Ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1768 On this day in history cornelis Writer, fleet supervisor, dies at about 81
1777 On this day in history button Gwinnet, US revolutionary leader, dies from wounds
1778 On May - 16 death of robert Darcy, 4th Earl of Holderness, English diplomat (b. 1718)
1782 Daniuel Charles Solander, botanist, dies on this day in history.
1790 Death of Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician (b. 1720) on May - 16.
1805 On May - 16 christian Brunings, hydraulic engineer, dies at 68
1819 Alexander van Bylandt, military, dies at 75 on May - 16.
1829 On this day in history william Congreve, English officer, dies at 56
1830 Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, mathematician, dies on this day in history.
1835 On May - 16 felicia Dorothea Hemans, poet/hymn writer, dies
1847 Kaspar Ett, German organist/composer, dies at 59 on May - 16.
1862 Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 on this day in history.
1863 On this day in history lloyd Tilghman, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 47
1864 On this day in history death of lean Bear, Cheyenne chief, murdered
1880 On May - 16 karl August Krebs, composer, dies at 76
1891 Death of Ion Brătianu, Romanian statesman (b. 1821) on May - 16.
1892 On May - 16 john Banvard, painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas), dies
1903 Eduard Rappoldi, composer, dies at 72 on May - 16.
1904 On May - 16 n I Bobrikov, Russian governor-general in Finland, dies
1910 Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1913 Death of Louis Perrier, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1849) on this day in history.
1918 On May - 16 eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64
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