Historical Events In December - 16
Thursday, 01 October 2020
0714 On this day in history pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies
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 Marinus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding John VIII on this day in history.
0882 John VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies on December - 16.
0999 Adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
1378 On December - 16 otto III of Montferrat
1379 On this day in history john Fitzalan, Marshal of England
1392 Nanboku-chō on this day in history.
1404 On this day in history 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 King Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants on December - 16.
1575 On December - 16 the 1575 Valdivia earthquake takes place.
1577 On this day in history danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory
1598 Seven Year War: Battle of Noryang Point on December - 16.
1617 Spanish viceroy Hernando Arias de Saavedra founds provinces Rio de la Plata (Argentina)/Guaira (Paraguay) on this day in history.
1622 Kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder on December - 16.
1631 On this day in history 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 On December - 16 giovanni Maria Casini, composer
1653 Oliver Cromwell became lord protector of England, Scotland & Ireland on December - 16.
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 December - 16 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 Juan de Padilla, composer, dies at 68 on December - 16.
1689 On December - 16 english Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution
1707 Last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan on December - 16.
1719 On December - 16 adrian "Aart" van Wijck, Dutch theologist (anti-jansenism), dies at 78