Historical Events In December - 16
Friday, 21 February 2020
0714 On December - 16 pippin II, of HÃ©ristal, Duke/prince of France, dies
0755 On December - 16 an Lushan revolts against Chancellor Yang Guozhong at Fanyang, initiating the An Shi Rebellion during the Tang Dynasty of China.
0867 On this day in history eberhard of Friuli
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 this day in history.
0999 Adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68 on December - 16.
1378 Otto III of Montferrat on this day in history.
1379 On December - 16 john Fitzalan, Marshal of England
1392 On December - 16 nanboku-chÅ
1404 On December - 16 albrecht of Bavaria, duke of Bavaria, dies at about 74
1431 On December - 16 king Henry VI of England crowned king of France
1485 The birth of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife on this day in history.
1485 On this day in history catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII
1538 On December - 16 king Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants
1575 The 1575 Valdivia earthquake takes place on this day in history.
1577 On December - 16 danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory
1598 On this day in history seven Year War: Battle of Noryang Point
1617 On December - 16 spanish viceroy Hernando Arias de Saavedra founds provinces Rio de la Plata (Argentina)/Guaira (Paraguay)
1622 On this day in history kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder
1631 On this day in history mount Vesuvius, Italy erupts, destroys 6 villages & kills 4,000
1631 On this day in history mount Vesuvious, Italy erupts, destroys 6 villages & kills 4,000
1652 Giovanni Maria Casini, composer on December - 16.
1653 On this day in history oliver Cromwell became lord protector of England, Scotland & Ireland
1653 Oliver Cromwell becomes 'Lord protector of England' on this day in history.
1653 Oliver Cromwell is named lord protector of England, Scotland and Ireland on December - 16.
1653 Oliver Cromwell sworn in as English Lord Protector on this day in history.
1659 On this day in history general Monck demands free parliamentary election in Scotland
1670 Dorothy, 1st English marquis of Halifax, dies on December - 16.
1672 John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1673 On this day in history juan de Padilla, composer, dies at 68
1689 On December - 16 english Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution
1707 On this day in history last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan.
1719 Adrian "Aart" van Wijck, Dutch theologist (anti-jansenism), dies at 78 on December - 16.