Historical Events In September - 16
Thursday, 24 September 2020
0096 Titus Flavius Domitianus, emperor of Rome (81-96), murdered at 45 on September - 16.
0655 Martinus I, bannished Pope (649-53), dies on this day in history.
0827 Pope Valentine on this day in history.
1087 On this day in history victor III, [Dauferio/Desiderius], Italian Pope (1086-87), dies
1380 On this day in history charles V, the Wise, King of France (1364-80), dies
1386 On this day in history traversari Ambrosius, Italian humanist//sciencist/general
1387 On this day in history the birth of King Henry V of England
1387 On this day in history henry V, king of England (1413-22)
1394 On this day in history clement VII, [Robert de Geneve], Pope (1378-94), dies
1400 On September - 16 owain Glyndŵr is declared Prince of Wales by his followers.
1498 On this day in history tomas de Torquemada, inquisitor who burned 10,000 people, dies
1542 Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded on September - 16.
1547 Abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch East Indies poet on September - 16.
1557 On September - 16 jacques Mauduit, composer
1574 On this day in history samuel Coster, Dutch physician/playwright (Polyxena)
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 On this day in history french troops chase away Albrecht of Austria
1630 On September - 16 mass village of Shawmut changes name to Boston
1638 On this day in history louis XIV, [Sun King], king of France (1643-1715) [NS]
1652 Spanish troops occupy Dunkerk on September - 16.
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 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi becomes Islamiet on September - 16.
1668 On September - 16 king John II Casimir of Poland resigns, flees to France
1672 Anne Bradstreet, American poet, dies (birth date unknown) on September - 16.
1685 On September - 16 john Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera)
1696 On September - 16 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 this day in history.
1702 Emperor Leopold I declares war on France, Cologne & Bavaria on this day in history.
1729 Willem KH Friso installed as viceroy of Groningen on this day in history.
1736 On this day in history johann N Tetens, German/Danish philosopher/mathematician