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Historical Events In May - 16

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

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

1165  On May - 16 ramjbam & his family reach Acre Palestine  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1204  On this day in history baldwin IX, Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1434  On this day in history pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1527  On this day in history florence becomes a republic  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1532  On May - 16 sir Thomas More resigns as English Lord Chancellor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1547  Protestant German monarch surrenders to Karel in Wittenberg on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1558  On May - 16 andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1568  Mary Queen of Scotland flees to England on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1569  Dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1571  On May - 16 johannes Kepler, by his own calculations, is conceived at 4:37 AM  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1605  Camillo Borghese elected to succeed Pope Leo XI becomes Paul V on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1606  On May - 16 2,000 foreigners murdered in Russia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  On this day in history ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1641  On this day in history dudley North, financier/economist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1648  Battle at Zolty Wody: Bohdan Chmielricki's cosacks beat John Casimir on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1691  Jacob Leisler, becomes 1st American colonist hanged for treason on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1703  Charles Perrault, author/fairy tale writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1747  On May - 16 prince Willem V sworn in as Admiral-General of Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1747  Prince Willem V sworn in as admiral-general of Neth on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1748  On this day in history antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1754  On this day in history giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1761  John Opie, artist on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1762  On May - 16 ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer, dies at 86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1763  Samuel Johnson meets his future biographer James Boswell in London on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1763  On May - 16 james Boswell's 1st meeting with Samuel Johnson  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1763  On this day in history louis-Nicolas Vauquelin, chemist (discovered chromium, beryllium)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1578  On May - 16 birth of everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  On this day in history birth of ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1641  On this day in history birth of dudley North, financier/economist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1659  On May - 16 birth of campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1718  On this day in history birth of maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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Famous Deaths In May - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0942  On May - 16 saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1265  On this day in history death of saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1569  Death of Dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  Death of William Adams, English navigator (b. 1564) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1657  On May - 16 death of andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  On this day in history death of thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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