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Historical Events In April - 16

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

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

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

0924  Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on April - 16.  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  Bari falls to Robert Guiscard, ending Byzantine rule in Italy on April - 16.  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  On this day in history adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1198  On April - 16 duke Frederick I of Austria  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  On this day in history azzo X d'Este is defeated at the Battle of Portomaggiore by Venetian-Ferrarese troops.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1446  Filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies on April - 16.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  Martin Luther arrives at Diet of Worms on this day in history.  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 April - 16.  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  Cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand on April - 16.  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  Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40) on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1660  On April - 16 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  On April - 16 john Hadley, mathematician/inventor (1st reflecting telescope)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1705  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  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  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 April - 16.  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 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 this day in history birth of clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In April - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  On this day in history death of otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32)  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 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  On this day in history death of adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily  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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