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Historical Events In April - 16

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

0073  Masada, a Jewish fortress, falls to the Romans after several months of siege, ending the Jewish Revolt on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0556  On this day in history pelagius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0744  On April - 16 al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0924  Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1071  Five centuries of Byzantine rule in Italy end April 16 as Bari falls to Robert Guiscard after a 3-year Norman siege on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1071  On this day in history bari falls to Robert Guiscard, ending Byzantine rule in Italy.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1115  Svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113] on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1118  Adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1198  Duke Frederick I of Austria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1346  On this day in history king Stefanus IX of Serbia proclaims himself czar of Greece  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1395  On this day in history azzo X d'Este is defeated at the Battle of Portomaggiore by Venetian-Ferrarese troops.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1446  Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1496  David van Bourgondie, Bishop of Utrecht (1456-96), dies at about 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1509  On this day in history french army under Louis XII enters Alps  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  On April - 16 martin Luther arrives at Diet of Worms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1529  Louis de Berquin, French humanist/reformer/heretic, burned at stake on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1582  Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Denijs Calvaert/Caluwaert, [Dionisio Fiamingo], Flemish painter, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1628  On April - 16 cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  On this day in history albrecht von Wallenstein appointed supreme commander  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  On April - 16 frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1645  Tobias Hume, English composer on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  John Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre) on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1652  On this day in history clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1660  On this day in history hans Sloane, England, physician/naturalist/founder (British Museum)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  Francesco Feroci, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1682  John Hadley, mathematician/inventor (1st reflecting telescope) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1687  George Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham, dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1697  On this day in history johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1703  Caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1705  Isaac Newton is knighted. From then on, just call him Sir on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1705  Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1724  1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9) on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1728  Joseph Zwart, Scottish chemist/physicist on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In April - 16

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0778  King Louis the Pious (d. 840) was born on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1319  On this day in history birth of king John II of France (d. 1364)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1495  On April - 16 birth of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1628  On April - 16 birth of cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  On this day in history birth of frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1646  Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708) was born on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  On this day in history birth of john Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1652  On this day in history birth of clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In April - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  On this day in history death of otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0744  On April - 16 death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0924  Death of Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1113  Death of Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050) on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1115  Svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113] on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1118  Death of Adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1198  Death of Duke Frederick I of Austria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1446  Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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