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Historical Events In May - 16

Friday, 24 May 2019

0942  Saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0955  Alberich II, (bastard?) son of Octavianus elected pope on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1165  Ramjbam & his family reach Acre Palestine on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1204  On May - 16 baldwin IX, Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1434  Pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  Florence becomes a republic on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1532  Sir Thomas More resigns as English Lord Chancellor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On this day in history protestant German monarch surrenders to Karel in Wittenberg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1558  On this day in history andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1568  On May - 16 mary Queen of Scotland flees to England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1569  On this day in history dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1571  Johannes Kepler, by his own calculations, is conceived at 4 37 AM on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1571  Johannes Kepler, by his own calculations, is conceived at 4:37 AM on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1584  7 Westfriese towns divide monasteries of Egmond/Blokker/St-Pietersdal on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1605  On this day in history camillo Borghese elected to succeed Pope Leo XI becomes Paul V  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1606  On May - 16 2,000 foreigners murdered in Russia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  On May - 16 ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  Dudley North, financier/economist on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  Battle at Zólty Wody Bohdan Chmielricki's cosacks beat John Casimir on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  On May - 16 battle at Zolty Wody: Bohdan Chmielricki's cosacks beat John Casimir  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  Battle at Zólty Wody: Bohdan Chmielricki's cosacks beat John Casimir on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  Pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  Jacob Leisler, becomes 1st American colonist hanged for treason on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1703  On this day in history charles Perrault, author/fairy tale writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1747  On this day in history prince Willem V sworn in as Admiral-General of Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1747  Prince Willem V sworn in as admiral-general of Neth on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1748  On May - 16 antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1754  Giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1761  On May - 16 john Opie, artist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1762  On this day in history ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer, dies at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1763  On May - 16 samuel Johnson meets his future biographer James Boswell in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1763  James Boswell's 1st meeting with Samuel Johnson on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1763  Louis-Nicolas Vauquelin, chemist (discovered chromium, beryllium) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1558  Andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1578  On this day in history birth of everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  On May - 16 birth of dudley North, financier/economist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  On this day in history birth of campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1710  On May - 16 birth of william Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1718  On May - 16 birth of maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1748  On May - 16 birth of antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0942  Saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1265  Death of Saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1434  Pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1569  Death of Dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  Death of William Adams, English navigator (b. 1564) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1657  On this day in history death of andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  Death of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  On May - 16 pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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