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Historical Events In April - 16

Monday, 21 October 2019

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

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

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

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

1071  On April - 16 bari falls to Robert Guiscard, ending Byzantine rule in Italy.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1115  On April - 16 svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113]  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 April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1346  King Stefanus IX of Serbia proclaims himself czar of Greece on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1446  Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on this day in history.  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 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  On this day in history spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina.  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 this day in history 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 this day in history frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1645  On April - 16 tobias Hume, English composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1652  Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40) on April - 16.  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  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1697  Johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1319  On April - 16 birth of king John II of France (d. 1364)  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  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  John Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre) was born on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1652  Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40) was born on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1113  On this day in history 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 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  On this day in history 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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