Historical Events In December - 16
Saturday, 14 December 2019
0714 Pippin II, of HÃ©ristal, Duke/prince of France, dies on December - 16.
0755 An Lushan revolts against Chancellor Yang Guozhong at Fanyang, initiating the An Shi Rebellion during the Tang Dynasty of China on December - 16.
0867 Eberhard of Friuli on December - 16.
0875 On December - 16 ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75
0882 On December - 16 marinus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding John VIII
0882 John VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies on December - 16.
0999 On this day in history adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68
1378 On December - 16 otto III of Montferrat
1379 John Fitzalan, Marshal of England on this day in history.
1392 Nanboku-chÅ on this day in history.
1404 Albrecht of Bavaria, duke of Bavaria, dies at about 74 on December - 16.
1431 On December - 16 king Henry VI of England crowned king of France
1485 On December - 16 the birth of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife
1485 Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII on this day in history.
1538 On this day in history king Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants
1575 On December - 16 the 1575 Valdivia earthquake takes place.
1577 Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory on December - 16.
1598 On this day in history seven Year War: Battle of Noryang Point
1617 Spanish viceroy Hernando Arias de Saavedra founds provinces Rio de la Plata (Argentina)/Guaira (Paraguay) on December - 16.
1622 On December - 16 kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder
1631 On December - 16 mount Vesuvius, Italy erupts, destroys 6 villages & kills 4,000
1631 On December - 16 mount Vesuvious, Italy erupts, destroys 6 villages & kills 4,000
1652 Giovanni Maria Casini, composer on December - 16.
1653 Oliver Cromwell became lord protector of England, Scotland & Ireland on this day in history.
1653 On December - 16 oliver Cromwell becomes 'Lord protector of England'
1653 Oliver Cromwell is named lord protector of England, Scotland and Ireland on this day in history.
1653 Oliver Cromwell sworn in as English Lord Protector on December - 16.
1659 On this day in history general Monck demands free parliamentary election in Scotland
1670 On December - 16 dorothy, 1st English marquis of Halifax, dies
1672 John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1673 On December - 16 juan de Padilla, composer, dies at 68
1689 On this day in history english Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution
1707 Last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan on December - 16.
1719 On this day in history adrian "Aart" van Wijck, Dutch theologist (anti-jansenism), dies at 78