Historical Events In September - 16
Friday, 15 November 2019
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 On this day in history pope Valentine
1087 Victor III, [Dauferio/Desiderius], Italian Pope (1086-87), dies on this day in history.
1380 On September - 16 charles V, the Wise, King of France (1364-80), dies
1386 Traversari Ambrosius, Italian humanist//sciencist/general on this day in history.
1387 On September - 16 the birth of King Henry V of England
1387 Henry V, king of England (1413-22) on this day in history.
1394 On this day in history clement VII, [Robert de Geneve], Pope (1378-94), dies
1400 Owain GlyndĹµr is declared Prince of Wales by his followers on this day in history.
1498 Tomas de Torquemada, inquisitor who burned 10,000 people, dies on September - 16.
1542 On this day in history diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded
1547 On this day in history abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch East Indies poet
1557 Jacques Mauduit, composer on September - 16.
1574 Samuel Coster, Dutch physician/playwright (Polyxena) on this day in history.
1575 King Johan Casimir of Palts promises military aid to hugenots on this day in history.
1584 Matthias Gallas, Austria earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna/general-major on this day in history.
1597 French troops chase away Albrecht of Austria on this day in history.
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 On September - 16 spanish troops occupy Dunkerk
1652 On September - 16 dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, Dutch composer, dies at 61
1654 On September - 16 russian troops occupy Smolensk on Poland
1662 On September - 16 flamsteed sees solar eclipse, first known astronomical observation
1662 Flamsteed sees solar eclipse, 1st known astronomical observation on this day in history.
1666 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi becomes Islamiet on this day in history.
1668 King John II Casimir of Poland resigns, flees to France on September - 16.
1672 On September - 16 anne Bradstreet, American poet, dies (birth date unknown)
1685 John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera) on this day in history.
1696 On this day in history lambert Pietkin, composer, dies at 83
1701 James Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the "Old Pretender", becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland on September - 16.
1702 On September - 16 emperor Leopold I declares war on France, Cologne & Bavaria
1729 On this day in history willem KH Friso installed as viceroy of Groningen
1736 On September - 16 johann N Tetens, German/Danish philosopher/mathematician