Historical Events In December - 16
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
0714 Pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies on this day in history.
0755 An Lushan revolts against Chancellor Yang Guozhong at Fanyang, initiating the An Shi Rebellion during the Tang Dynasty of China on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
0999 On December - 16 adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68
1378 Otto III of Montferrat on this day in history.
1379 John Fitzalan, Marshal of England on December - 16.
1392 On December - 16 nanboku-chō
1404 On December - 16 albrecht of Bavaria, duke of Bavaria, dies at about 74
1431 King Henry VI of England crowned king of France on December - 16.
1485 The birth of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife on December - 16.
1485 Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII on this day in history.
1538 King Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants on this day in history.
1575 The 1575 Valdivia earthquake takes place on December - 16.
1577 On this day in history danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory
1598 On December - 16 seven Year War: Battle of Noryang Point
1617 Spanish viceroy Hernando Arias de Saavedra founds provinces Rio de la Plata (Argentina)/Guaira (Paraguay) on this day in history.
1622 On this day in history kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder
1631 Mount Vesuvius, Italy erupts, destroys 6 villages & kills 4,000 on this day in history.
1631 Mount Vesuvious, Italy erupts, destroys 6 villages & kills 4,000 on December - 16.
1652 Giovanni Maria Casini, composer on this day in history.
1653 Oliver Cromwell became lord protector of England, Scotland & Ireland on this day in history.
1653 On this day in history oliver Cromwell becomes 'Lord protector of England'
1653 On December - 16 oliver Cromwell is named lord protector of England, Scotland and Ireland.
1653 On this day in history oliver Cromwell sworn in as English Lord Protector
1659 On December - 16 general Monck demands free parliamentary election in Scotland
1670 On December - 16 dorothy, 1st English marquis of Halifax, dies
1672 On December - 16 john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63
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 On this day in history last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan.
1719 On this day in history adrian "Aart" van Wijck, Dutch theologist (anti-jansenism), dies at 78