Historical Events In December - 16
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0714 On December - 16 pippin II, of Héristal, 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 Eberhard of Friuli on December - 16.
0875 On this day in history 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 On December - 16 john VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies
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 On December - 16 john Fitzalan, Marshal of England
1392 On this day in history nanboku-chō
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 The birth of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife on this day in history.
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 December - 16 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 December - 16.
1622 On December - 16 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 On this day in history giovanni Maria Casini, composer
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 this day in history oliver Cromwell is named lord protector of England, Scotland and Ireland.
1653 On December - 16 oliver Cromwell sworn in as English Lord Protector
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 On this day in history john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63
1673 Juan de Padilla, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1689 On December - 16 english Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution
1707 On December - 16 last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan.
1719 Adrian "Aart" van Wijck, Dutch theologist (anti-jansenism), dies at 78 on this day in history.