Famous Deaths In May - 16
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
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 this day in history.
1434 Pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60 on this day in history.
1569 On May - 16 death of dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr
1620 On this day in history death of william Adams, English navigator (b. 1564)
1657 On this day in history 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 May - 16.
1691 Death of Jacob Leisler, becomes 1st American colonist hanged for treason on this day in history.
1703 On May - 16 charles Perrault, author/fairy tale writer, dies
1754 On May - 16 giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, composer, dies at 76
1762 On May - 16 ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer, dies at 86
1768 Cornelis Writer, fleet supervisor, dies at about 81 on this day in history.
1777 On May - 16 button Gwinnet, US revolutionary leader, dies from wounds
1778 On this day in history death of robert Darcy, 4th Earl of Holderness, English diplomat (b. 1718)
1782 Daniuel Charles Solander, botanist, dies on this day in history.
1790 On this day in history death of philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician (b. 1720)
1805 On this day in history christian Brunings, hydraulic engineer, dies at 68
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 this day in history jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, mathematician, dies
1835 On May - 16 felicia Dorothea Hemans, poet/hymn writer, dies
1847 Kaspar Ett, German organist/composer, dies at 59 on May - 16.
1862 On May - 16 lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40
1863 On this day in history lloyd Tilghman, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 47
1864 Death of Lean Bear, Cheyenne chief, murdered on May - 16.
1880 On May - 16 karl August Krebs, composer, dies at 76
1891 On this day in history death of ion BrńÉtianu, 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 May - 16.
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 May - 16.
1918 On this day in history eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64