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Historical Events In April - 16

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

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

0924  On April - 16 berengar of Friuli, King of Italy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1071  On April - 16 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  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  On this day in history duke Frederick I of Austria  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 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  On this day in history david van Bourgondie, Bishop of Utrecht (1456-96), dies at about 69  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1509  French army under Louis XII enters Alps on April - 16.  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 April - 16 louis de Berquin, French humanist/reformer/heretic, burned at stake  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1582  On April - 16 spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  On April - 16 denijs Calvaert/Caluwaert, [Dionisio Fiamingo], Flemish painter, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1632  On April - 16 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  Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40) on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1673  Francesco Feroci, composer on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1705  On this day in history 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  On April - 16 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1728  On April - 16 joseph Zwart, Scottish chemist/physicist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0778  King Louis the Pious (d. 840) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1319  King John II of France (d. 1364) was born on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1495  Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.  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  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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0069  Death of Otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32) on April - 16.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1115  Svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113] on April - 16.  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  On April - 16 death of duke Frederick I of Austria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1446  Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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