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Historical Events In April - 16

Tuesday, 31 March 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  Pelagius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

0924  Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy on this day in history.  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 April - 16.  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  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 April - 16.  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 April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  On April - 16 martin Luther arrives at Diet of Worms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1529  Louis de Berquin, French humanist/reformer/heretic, burned at stake on April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1582  Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1632  On April - 16 albrecht von Wallenstein appointed supreme commander  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  John Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre) on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  Francesco Feroci, composer on this day in history.  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 April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1705  On April - 16 isaac Newton is knighted. From then on, just call him Sir  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 April - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0778  On April - 16 birth of king Louis the Pious (d. 840)  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 this day in history birth of cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  Frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1646  On April - 16 birth of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708)  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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  On this day in history death of berengar of Friuli, King of Italy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1115  On this day in history svjatopolk II, great monarch of Kiev, dies [or 1113]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1446  On April - 16 filippo Brunelleschi, architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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