Famous Deaths In May - 16
Sunday, 26 January 2020
0942 Saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies on this day in history.
1265 On May - 16 death of saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165)
1434 On this day in history pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60
1569 Death of Dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr on May - 16.
1620 On May - 16 death of william Adams, English navigator (b. 1564)
1657 On this day in history death of andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591)
1667 On this day in history death of thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607)
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 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 this day in history ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer, dies at 86
1768 Cornelis Writer, fleet supervisor, dies at about 81 on May - 16.
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 On May - 16 death of philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician (b. 1720)
1805 On May - 16 christian Brunings, hydraulic engineer, dies at 68
1819 On May - 16 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 On May - 16 kaspar Ett, German organist/composer, dies at 59
1862 On this day in history 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 On this day in history death of lean Bear, Cheyenne chief, murdered
1880 On this day in history karl August Krebs, composer, dies at 76
1891 On this day in history death of ion BrÄƒtianu, Romanian statesman (b. 1821)
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 N I Bobrikov, Russian governor-general in Finland, dies on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53
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