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Historical Events In April - 16

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

0744  al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0924  On April - 16 berengar of Friuli, King of Italy  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1071  Bari falls to Robert Guiscard, ending Byzantine rule in Italy on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

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1395  Azzo X d'Este is defeated at the Battle of Portomaggiore by Venetian-Ferrarese troops on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1446  On this day in history filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1496  On this day in history david van Bourgondie, Bishop of Utrecht (1456-96), dies at about 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1509  French army under Louis XII enters Alps on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1529  On April - 16 louis de Berquin, French humanist/reformer/heretic, burned at stake  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1582  Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1619  On this day in history denijs Calvaert/Caluwaert, [Dionisio Fiamingo], Flemish painter, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1632  On this day in history albrecht von Wallenstein appointed supreme commander  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1635  On this day in history frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1645  On April - 16 tobias Hume, English composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1648  John Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1652  Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1660  Hans Sloane, England, physician/naturalist/founder (British Museum) on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1673  Francesco Feroci, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1682  On April - 16 john Hadley, mathematician/inventor (1st reflecting telescope)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1697  On April - 16 johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1703  On this day in history caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1705  Isaac Newton is knighted. From then on, just call him Sir on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1705  On this day in history queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

1495  On this day in history birth of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1628  On this day in history birth of cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1646  On this day in history birth of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1648  John Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre) was born on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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Famous Deaths In April - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  Death of Otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32) on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0744  Death of al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph on April - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1113  On this day in history death of sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (b. 1050)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1446  On April - 16 filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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