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Historical Events In April - 16

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

0073  On April - 16 masada, a Jewish fortress, falls to the Romans after several months of siege, ending the Jewish Revolt.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0556  On April - 16 pelagius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0744  al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1198  Duke Frederick I of Austria on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1395  On April - 16 azzo X d'Este is defeated at the Battle of Portomaggiore by Venetian-Ferrarese troops.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1446  On this day in history filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1496  David van Bourgondie, Bishop of Utrecht (1456-96), dies at about 69 on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1509  On April - 16 french army under Louis XII enters Alps  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  On this day in history martin Luther arrives at Diet of Worms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1529  On this day in history louis de Berquin, French humanist/reformer/heretic, burned at stake  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 April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1632  Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed supreme commander on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  Frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1652  On April - 16 clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1673  On this day in history francesco Feroci, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1682  John Hadley, mathematician/inventor (1st reflecting telescope) on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1687  George Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham, dies at 59 on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1697  On April - 16 johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1703  Caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1705  On April - 16 queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1724  1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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0778  On this day in history birth of king Louis the Pious (d. 840)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1319  King John II of France (d. 1364) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1628  Cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  Frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  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 April - 16 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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0069  On April - 16 death of otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0744  Death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1113  Death of Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1118  Death of Adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1198  On this day in history death of duke Frederick I of Austria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1446  On this day in history filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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