Historical Events In September - 16
Saturday, 04 April 2020
0096 Titus Flavius Domitianus, emperor of Rome (81-96), murdered at 45 on this day in history.
0655 On this day in history martinus I, bannished Pope (649-53), dies
0827 Pope Valentine on this day in history.
1087 On this day in history victor III, [Dauferio/Desiderius], Italian Pope (1086-87), dies
1380 Charles V, the Wise, King of France (1364-80), dies on this day in history.
1386 Traversari Ambrosius, Italian humanist//sciencist/general on September - 16.
1387 On September - 16 the birth of King Henry V of England
1387 Henry V, king of England (1413-22) on September - 16.
1394 Clement VII, [Robert de Geneve], Pope (1378-94), dies on this day in history.
1400 Owain GlyndĹµr is declared Prince of Wales by his followers on September - 16.
1498 On September - 16 tomas de Torquemada, inquisitor who burned 10,000 people, dies
1542 On this day in history diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded
1547 On September - 16 abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch East Indies poet
1557 On this day in history jacques Mauduit, composer
1574 On this day in history samuel Coster, Dutch physician/playwright (Polyxena)
1575 On this day in history king Johan Casimir of Palts promises military aid to hugenots
1584 On this day in history matthias Gallas, Austria earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna/general-major
1597 French troops chase away Albrecht of Austria on September - 16.
1630 On this day in history mass village of Shawmut changes name to Boston
1638 Louis XIV, [Sun King], king of France (1643-1715) [NS] on this day in history.
1652 Spanish troops occupy Dunkerk on this day in history.
1652 On September - 16 dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, Dutch composer, dies at 61
1654 Russian troops occupy Smolensk on Poland on September - 16.
1662 On this day in history flamsteed sees solar eclipse, first known astronomical observation
1662 Flamsteed sees solar eclipse, 1st known astronomical observation on this day in history.
1666 On this day in history "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi becomes Islamiet
1668 King John II Casimir of Poland resigns, flees to France on September - 16.
1672 Anne Bradstreet, American poet, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
1685 On this day in history john Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera)
1696 Lambert Pietkin, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1701 James Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the "Old Pretender", becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland on this day in history.
1702 On September - 16 emperor Leopold I declares war on France, Cologne & Bavaria
1729 On September - 16 willem KH Friso installed as viceroy of Groningen
1736 On September - 16 johann N Tetens, German/Danish philosopher/mathematician