Historical Events In April - 16
Tuesday, 27 July 2021
0073 On April - 16 masada, a Jewish fortress, falls to the Romans after several months of siege, ending the Jewish Revolt.
0556 On this day in history pelagius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0744 On April - 16 al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph
0924 Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on April - 16.
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.
1071 On April - 16 bari falls to Robert Guiscard, ending Byzantine rule in Italy.
1115 Svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113] on April - 16.
1118 On this day in history adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily
1198 On this day in history duke Frederick I of Austria
1346 On April - 16 king Stefanus IX of Serbia proclaims himself czar of Greece
1395 Azzo X d'Este is defeated at the Battle of Portomaggiore by Venetian-Ferrarese troops on this day in history.
1446 Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on this day in history.
1496 David van Bourgondie, Bishop of Utrecht (1456-96), dies at about 69 on this day in history.
1509 On this day in history french army under Louis XII enters Alps
1521 Martin Luther arrives at Diet of Worms on April - 16.
1529 Louis de Berquin, French humanist/reformer/heretic, burned at stake on this day in history.
1582 Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina on April - 16.
1619 On this day in history denijs Calvaert/Caluwaert, [Dionisio Fiamingo], Flemish painter, dies
1628 Cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand on April - 16.
1632 On April - 16 albrecht von Wallenstein appointed supreme commander
1635 Frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter on this day in history.
1645 Tobias Hume, English composer on this day in history.
1648 On April - 16 john Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre)
1652 Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40) on April - 16.
1660 Hans Sloane, England, physician/naturalist/founder (British Museum) on this day in history.
1673 Francesco Feroci, composer on this day in history.
1682 On April - 16 john Hadley, mathematician/inventor (1st reflecting telescope)
1687 George Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1697 Johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer on April - 16.
1703 Caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke on this day in history.
1705 Isaac Newton is knighted. From then on, just call him Sir on this day in history.
1705 On April - 16 queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College
1724 On April - 16 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9)
1728 Joseph Zwart, Scottish chemist/physicist on this day in history.