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Historical Events on 16th January, What Happened on January 16th This Day in History

2013:An estimated 41 international workers are taken hostage in an attack in the town of In Aménas, Algeria.
2006:Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is sworn in as Liberia's new president. She becomes Africa's first female elected head of state.
2005:Romanian university lecturer and novelist Adriana Iliescu gives birth at 66 to her daughter Eliza, breaking the record for the oldest birth mother in the world
2003:The Space Shuttle Columbia takes off for mission STS-107 which would be its final one. Columbia disintegrated 16 days later on re-entry.
2002:The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda, and the remaining members of the Taliban.
2001:Congolese President Laurent-Désiré Kabila is assassinated by one of his own bodyguards.
2001:US President Bill Clinton awards former President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service in the Spanish–American War.
1992:El Salvador officials and rebel leaders sign the Chapultepec Peace Accords in Mexico City, Mexico ending the 12-year Salvadoran Civil War that claimed at least 75,000 lives.
1991:The Coalition Forces go to war with Iraq, beginning the Gulf War (U.S. Time).
1986:First meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force.
1979:The last Iranian Shah flees Iran with his family for good and relocates to Egypt.
1970:Buckminster Fuller receives the Gold Medal award from the American Institute of Architects.
1969:Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 4 and Soyuz 5 perform the first-ever docking of manned spacecraft in orbit, the first-ever transfer of crew from one space vehicle to another, and the only time such a transfer was accomplished with a space walk.
1969:Czech student Jan Palach commits suicide by self-immolation in Prague, Czechoslovakia, in protest against the Soviets' crushing of the Prague Spring the year before.
1964:Hello, Dolly! (musical) starring Carol Channing opened on Broadway, beginning a run of 2,844 performances.
1956:President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt vows to reconquer Palestine.
1945:Adolf Hitler moves into his underground bunker, the so-called Führerbunker.
1942:Crash of TWA Flight 3, killing all 22 aboard, including film star Carole Lombard.
1939:The Irish Republican Army (IRA) begins a bombing and sabotage campaign in England.
1924:Eleftherios Venizelos becomes Prime Minister of Greece for the fourth time.
1920:The League of Nations holds its first council meeting in Paris, France.
1919:Temperance movement: The United States ratifies the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, authorizing Prohibition in the United States one year after ratification.
1909:Ernest Shackleton's expedition finds the magnetic South Pole.
1900:The United States Senate accepts the Anglo-German treaty of 1899 in which the United Kingdom renounces its claims to the Samoan islands.
1896:Defeat of Cymru Fydd at South Wales Liberal Federation AGM, Newport, Monmouthshire.
1883:The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act, establishing the United States Civil Service, is passed.
1878:Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)
1862:Hartley Colliery Disaster: 204 men and boys killed in a mining disaster, prompted a change in UK law which henceforth required all collieries to have at least two independent means of escape.
1847:John C. Frémont is appointed Governor of the new California Territory.
1809:Peninsular War: The British defeat the French at the Battle of La Coruña.
1786:Virginia enacted the Statute for Religious Freedom authored by Thomas Jefferson.
1780:American Revolutionary War: Battle of Cape St. Vincent.
1761:The British capture Pondichéry, India from the French.
1707:The Scottish Parliament ratifies the Act of Union, paving the way for the creation of Great Britain.
1605:The first edition of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha (Book One of Don Quixote) by Miguel de Cervantes is published in Madrid, Spain.
1581:The English Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism.
1572:Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England.
1556:Philip II becomes King of Spain.
1547:Ivan IV of Russia aka Ivan the Terrible becomes Czar of Russia.
1492:The first grammar of the Spanish language is presented to Queen Isabella I.
1412:The Medici family is appointed official banker of the Papacy.
1362:A storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German city of Rungholt on the island of Strand.
1120:The Council of Nablus is held, establishing the earliest surviving written laws of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem.
929:Emir Abd-ar-Rahman III established the Caliphate of Córdoba.
550:Gothic War: The Ostrogoths, under King Totila, conquer Rome after a long siege, by bribing the Isaurian garrison.
378:General Siyaj K'ak' conquers Tikal, enlarging the domain of King Spearthrower Owl of Teotihuacán.
27:Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus is granted the title Augustus by the Roman Senate, marking the beginning of the Roman Empire.

January 16 Birthdays, Who born on January 16th


1995 Mikaela Turik (Australian-Canadian cricketer)
1993 Hannes Anier (Estonian footballer)
1993 Amandine Hesse (French tennis player)
1992 Maja Keuc (Slovenian singer)
1991 Matt Duchene (Canadian ice hockey player)
1989 Yvonne Zima (American actress)
1988 Nicklas Bendtner (Danish footballer)
1988 Li Xiaoxia (Chinese table tennis player)
1988 Jorge Torres Nilo (Mexican footballer)
1987 Charlotte Henshaw (English swimmer)
1987 Lauren McAvoy (English model)
1986 Mason Gamble (American actor)
1986 Irina Kuzmina (Latvian tennis player)
1986 Paula Pareto (Argentine martial artist)
1986 Johannes Rahn (German footballer)
1986 Mark Trumbo (American baseball player)
1986 Reto Ziegler (Swiss footballer)
1985 Joe Flacco (American football player)
1985 Gintaras Januševičius (Lithuanian pianist)
1985 Sidharth Malhotra (Indian actor)
1985 Jonathan Richter (Danish footballer)
1985 Pablo Zabaleta (Argentine footballer)
1984 Stephan Lichtsteiner (Swiss footballer)
1984 Jared Slingerland (Canadian guitarist (Left Spine Down and Front Line Assembly))
1984 Kurt Travis (American singer-songwriter (Dance Gavin Dance and A Lot Like Birds))
1983 Emanuel Pogatetz (Austrian footballer)
1983 Andriy Rusol (Ukrainian footballer)
1982 Preston (English singer-songwriter (The Ordinary Boys))
1982 Tuncay Şanlı (Turkish footballer)
1982 Birgitte Hjort Sørensen (Danish actress)
1981 Jamie Lundmark (Canadian ice hockey player)
1981 Nick Valensi (American guitarist (The Strokes))
1981 Bobby Zamora (English footballer)
1980 Seydou Keita (Malian footballer)
1980 Lin-Manuel Miranda (American actor and composer)
1980 Albert Pujols (Dominican-American baseball player)
1980 Katalin Vad (Hungarian porn actress and model)
1979 Aaliyah (American singer)
1979 Muntadhar al-Zaidi (Iraqi journalist)
1979 Mark Anthony Fernandez (Filipino actor)
1979 Brenden Morrow (Canadian ice hockey player)
1978 Alfredo Amézaga (Mexican baseball player)
1977 Jeff Foster (American basketball player)
1977 Ariel Ze'evi (Israeli martial artist)
1976 Viktor Maslov (Russian race car driver)
1976 Martina Moravcová (Slovak swimmer)
1975 Greg Strause (American director and producer)
1975 Gillian Iliana Waters (American actress)
1974 Marlon Anderson (American baseball player)
1974 Brent Hinds (American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Mastodon))
1974 Kate Moss (English model)
1973 Josie Davis (American actress and producer)
1972 Ruben Bagger (Danish footballer)
1972 Ang Christou (Australian footballer)
1972 Dameon Clarke (Canadian actor)
1972 Yuri Drozdov (Russian footballer)
1972 Ezra Hendrickson (Vincentian footballer)
1972 Salah Hissou (Moroccan runner)
1972 Joe Horn (American football player)
1972 Richard T. Jones (Japanese-American actor)
1972 Greg Page (Australian singer and actor (The Wiggles))
1972 Alen Peternac (Croatian footballer)
1971 Sergi Bruguera (Spanish tennis player)
1971 Jonathan Mangum (American actor)
1970 Rick Bognar (Canadian wrestler)
1970 Garth Ennis (British comics writer)
1970 Brendan O'Hare (Scottish drummer (Teenage Fanclub)
1970 Ron Villone (American baseball player)
1969 Neil Back (England rugby player)
1969 Marinus Bester (German footballer)
1969 Roy Jones (Jr.)
1969 Per "Dead" Ohlin (Swedish singer-songwriter (Mayhem and Morbid) (d. 1991))
1969 Rich Ward (American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Fozzy)
1968 Danni Ashe (American model and businesswoman)
1968 David Chokachi (American actor)
1968 Rebecca Stead (American author)
1965 Maxine Jones (American singer (En Vogue))
1965 Jill Sobule (American singer-songwriter and guitarist)
1964 Deyan Nedelchev (Bulgarian pop singer)
1963 James May (English journalist and television host)
1962 Joel Fitzgibbon (Australian politician)
1962 Denis O'Hare (Irish-American actor)
1962 John T. Riedl (American computer scientist (d. 2013))
1962 Paul Webb (English bass player (Talk Talk and .O.rang))
1961 Ronnie Lee Gardner (American criminal (d. 2010))
1961 Paul Raven (English bass player (Killing Joke)
1959 Sade Adu (Nigerian-English singer-songwriter and producer)
1959 Juanita Bynum (American actress)
1959 Lisa Milroy (Canadian painter)
1958 Anatoli Boukreev (Russian mountaineer (d. 1997))
1958 Lena Ek (Swedish politician)
1958 Marla Frazee (American children's author and illustrator)
1957 Jurijs Andrejevs (Latvian footballer)
1957 Ricardo Darín (Argentine actor)
1957 Mark Pawsey (English politician)
1956 Jennifer Dale (Canadian actress)
1956 Wayne Daniel (Barbadian cricketer)
1956 Martin Jol (Dutch footballer and manager)
1956 Ivan Safronov (Russian journalist (d. 2007))
1955 Jerry M. Linenger (American doctor and astronaut)
1954 Vasili Zhupikov (Russian footballer and coach)
1953 Robert Jay Mathews (American militant)
1953 John Stephen Hill (Canadian actor)
1952 Fuad II of Egypt ()
1952 L. Blaine Hammond (American pilot and astronaut)
1952 Piercarlo Ghinzani (Italian racing driver)
1952 Julie Anne Peters (American young adult author)
1951 Glenn Ordway (American radio host)
1950 Debbie Allen (American actress)
1950 Brian Castro (Australian author)
1950 Robert Schimmel (American comedian (d. 2010))
1950 Damo Suzuki (Japanese singer and guitarist (Can))
1949 Anne F. Beiler (American businesswoman)
1949 Roy Foster (Irish historian)
1949 Oliver Humperdink (American wrestling manager (d. 2011))
1949 Caroline Munro (English actress and singer)
1949 Andrew Refshauge (Australian politician)
1948 John Carpenter (American director)
1948 Dalvanius Prime (New Zealand singer-songwriter (d. 2002))
1948 Ruth Reichl (American critic)
1948 Cliff Thorburn (Canadian snooker player)
1947 Elaine Murphy (English psychogeriatrician and politician)
1947 Magdalen Nabb (English author (d. 2007))
1947 Sara Jane Olson (American terrorist)
1947 Harvey Proctor (English politician)
1947 Laura Schlessinger (American physiologist)
1947 Harald Stabell (Norwegian lawyer)
1946 Kabir Bedi (Indian actor)
1946 Ronnie Milsap (American singer and pianist)
1946 Katia Ricciarelli (Italian soprano)
1945 Wim Suurbier (Dutch footballer)
1944 Gerd Klier (German footballer (d. 2011))
1944 Jim Stafford (American singer-songwriter)
1943 Gavin Bryars (English bassist and composer)
1943 Brian Ferneyhough (English-American composer)
1942 René Angélil (Canadian singer and manager)
1942 Barbara Lynn (American singer-songwriter and guitarist)
1941 Christine Truman (English tennis player)
1940 Lepa Lukić (Serbian singer)
1939 Mac Curtis (American singer (d. 2013))
1938 Michael Pataki (American actor (d. 2010))
1938 Jô Soares (Brazilian comedian)
1938 Marina Vaizey (American art critic)
1937 Lorraine Bayly (Australian actress)
1937 Luiz Bueno (Brazilian race car driver (d. 2011))
1936 Michael White (Scottish film producer)
1935 A. J. Foyt (American race car driver)
1934 Marilyn Horne (American soprano)
1933 Susan Sontag (American author (d. 2004))
1932 Victor Ciocâltea (Romanian chess player (d. 1983))
1932 Dian Fossey (American primatologist (d. 1985))
1931 Robert L. Park (American physicist)
1931 Johannes Rau (German politician)
1930 Clarence Ray Allen (American murderer (d. 2006))
1930 Mary Ann McMorrow (American judge (d. 2013))
1930 Norman Podhoretz (American author)
1930 Paula Tilbrook (English actress)
1929 Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah (Sri Lankan anthropologist and academic)
1928 William Kennedy (American journalist and author)
1928 Pilar Lorengar (Spanish soprano (d. 1996))
1926 O. P. Nayyar (Indian film music director and composer (d. 2007))
1925 Peter Hirsch (English metallurgist)
1925 James Robinson Risner (American general (d. 2013))
1924 Katy Jurado (Mexican actress (d. 2002))
1923 Gene Feist (American playwright and director)
1923 Anthony Hecht (American poet (d. 2004))
1923 Keith Shackleton (English artist)
1922 Ernesto Bonino (Italian singer (d. 2008))
1921 Francesco Scavullo (American photographer (d. 2004))
1920 Alberto Crespo (Argentine race car driver (d. 1991))
1920 Elliott Reid (American actor and screenwriter (d. 2013))
1919 Jerome Horwitz (American scientist (d. 2012))
1918 Nel Benschop (Dutch poet (d. 2005))
1918 Allan Ekelund (Swedish film producer (d. 2009))
1918 Clem Jones (Australian politician)
1918 Stirling Silliphant (American screenwriter and producer (d. 1996))
1917 Carl Karcher (American businessman)
1916 Philip Lucock (English-Australian minister and politician (d. 1996))
1915 Leslie H. Martinson (American director)
1914 Roger Wagner (French-American conductor (d. 1992))
1911 Eduardo Frei Montalva (Chilean politician)
1911 Roger Lapébie (French cyclist (d. 1996))
1910 Dizzy Dean (American baseball player (d. 1974))
1908 Ethel Merman (American actress and singer (d. 1984))
1908 Günther Prien (German captain (d. 1941))
1907 Alexander Knox (Canadian actor (d. 1995))
1907 Paul Nitze (American banker and politician (d. 2004))
1906 Johannes Brenner (Estonian footballer (d. 1975))
1906 Diana Wynyard (English actress (d. 1964))
1905 Ernesto Halffter (Spanish composer and conductor (d. 1989))
1903 William Grover-Williams (English-French race car driver (d. 1945))
1902 Eric Liddell (Scottish runner)
1901 Fulgencio Batista (Cuban army officer and politician)
1901 Frank Zamboni (American inventor and businessman)
1900 Edith Frank (German Holocaust victim)
1898 Margaret Booth (American film editor (d. 2002))
1898 Irving Rapper (English-American director and producer (d. 1999))
1897 Carlos Pellicer (Mexican poet (d. 1977))
1896 Ruth Rose (American screenwriter (d. 1978))
1895 T. M. Sabaratnam (Ceylon Tamil politician (d. 1966))
1895 Nat Schachner (American author (d. 1955))
1894 Irving Mills (American publisher (d. 1985))
1893 Daisy Kennedy (Australian violinist (d. 1981))
1888 Osip Brik (Russian author and critic (d. 1945))
1886 John Hamilton (American actor (d. 1958))
1885 Zhou Zuoren (Chinese author (d. 1967))
1882 Robert Lane (Canadian soccer player (d. 1940))
1882 Margaret Wilson (American novelist (d. 1973))
1880 Samuel Jones (American high jumper (d. 1954))
1878 Harry Carey (American actor (d. 1947))
1875 Leonor Michaelis (German biochemist (d. 1947))
1874 Robert W. Service (Canadian poet (d. 1958))
1872 Henri Büsser (French organist)
1872 Edward Gordon Craig (English actor)
1870 Jüri Jaakson (Estonian politician and businessman (d. 1942))
1855 Eleanor Marx (English social activist and translator (d. 1898))
1853 Johnston Forbes-Robertson (English actor and manager (d. 1937))
1853 Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton (Greek-English military commander (d. 1947))
1853 André Michelin (French businessman)
1844 Ismail Qemali (Albanian politician)
1838 Franz Brentano (German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917))
1836 Francis II of the Two Sicilies (d. 1894) ()
1834 Robert R. Hitt (American politician)
1821 John C. Breckinridge (American general and politician)
1815 Henry Halleck (American general (d. 1872))
1807 Charles Henry Davis (American admiral (d. 1877))
1757 Richard Goodwin Keats (English admiral (d. 1834))
1749 Vittorio Alfieri (Italian playwright (d. 1803))
1728 Niccolò Piccinni (Italian composer (d. 1800))
1691 Peter Scheemakers (Flemish sculptor (d. 1781))
1675 Louis de Rouvroy (duc de Saint-Simon)
1634 Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter (Norwegian poet (d. 1716))
1626 Lucas Achtschellinck (Flemish painter (d. 1699))
1616 François de Vendôme (Duc de Beaufort)
1516 Bayinnaung (Burmese king (d. 1581))
1501 Anthony Denny (English confidant of Henry VIII (d. 1559))
1477 Johannes Schöner (German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547))
1409 René of Anjou (King of Naples (d. 1480))
1245 Edmund Crouchback (English prince and crusader (d. 1296))
1093 Isaac Komnenos (Byzantine sebastokratōr (d. 1152))

January 16 deaths, Who died on January 16th


2014 Russell Johnson (American actor (b. 1924))
2014 Dave Madden (Canadian-born American actor (b. 1931))
2013 Wayne D. Anderson (American baseball player and coach (b. 1930))
2013 André Cassagnes (French toy maker)
2013 Robert Citron (American politician (b. 1925))
2013 Burhan Doğançay (Turkish painter (b. 1929))
2013 Noé Hernández (Mexican race walker (b. 1978))
2013 Barry Holloway (Australian-Papua New Guinean politician (b. 1934))
2013 Samson Kimobwa (Kenyan runner (b. 1955))
2013 Yevdokiya Mekshilo (Russian skier (b. 1931))
2013 Gussie Moran (American tennis player (b. 1923))
2013 Pauline Phillips (American columnist and radio host)
2013 Kroum Pindoff (Greek-Canadian businessman (b. 1915))
2013 Nic Potter (English bass player and songwriter (Van der Graaf Generator and The Misunderstood) (b. 1951))
2013 John R. Powers (American author and playwright (b. 1945))
2013 Perrette Pradier (French actress (b. 1938))
2013 Glen P. Robinson (American businessman)
2013 Aslan Usoyan (Georgian-Russian mobster (b. 1937))
2012 Gustav Leonhardt (Dutch pianist and conductor (b. 1928))
2010 Glen Bell (American businessman)
2009 Joe Erskine (American boxer and runner (b. 1930))
2009 John Mortimer (English lawyer and author (b. 1923))
2009 Andrew Wyeth (American painter (b. 1917))
2007 Ron Carey (American actor (b. 1935))
2007 Benny Parsons (American race car driver and sportscaster (b. 1941))
2006 Stanley Biber (American surgeon (b. 1923))
2005 Marjorie Williams (American journalist (b. 1958))
2004 Kalevi Sorsa (Finnish politician 34th Prime Minister of Finland (b. 1930))
2003 Richard Wainwright (English politician (b. 1918))
2002 Robert Hanbury Brown (English astronomer and physicist (b. 1916))
2002 Bobo Olson (American boxer (b. 1928))
2002 Ron Taylor (American actor and singer (b. 1952))
2001 Auberon Waugh (English author and journalist (b. 1939))
2000 Will "Dub" Jones (American singer (The Coasters and The Cadets) (b. 1928))
2000 Robert R. Wilson (American physicist (b. 1914))
1999 Jim McClelland (Australian jurist and politician (b. 1915))
1998 Dimitris Horn (Greek actor (b. 1921))
1997 Ennis Cosby (American son of Bill Cosby (b. 1969))
1997 Markus Hoffmann (German actor (b. 1971))
1996 Marcia Davenport (American author and critic (b. 1903))
1996 Kaye Webb (British journalist and publisher(b. 1914))
1995 Eric Mottram (English poet and critic (b. 1924))
1993 Glenn Corbett (American actor (b. 1930))
1993 Jón Páll Sigmarsson (Icelandic strongman and powerlifter (b. 1960))
1989 Prem Nazir (Indian actor (b. 1926))
1988 Andrija Artuković (Croatian politician (b. 1899))
1988 Ballard Berkeley (English actor (b. 1904))
1987 Bertram Wainer (Australian physician and activist (b. 1928))
1986 Herbert W. Armstrong (American evangelist)
1985 Robert Fitzgerald (American poet and translator (b. 1910))
1982 Red Smith (American columnist (b. 1905))
1981 Bernard Lee (English actor (b. 1908))
1979 Ted Cassidy (American actor (b. 1932))
1979 August Heissmeyer (German SS officer (b. 1897))
1978 A. V. Kulasingham (Sri Lankan Tamil lawyer (b. 1890))
1975 Israel Abramofsky (Russian-American painter (b. 1888))
1972 Teller Ammons (American politician)
1972 Ross Bagdasarian (Sr.)
1971 Philippe Thys (Belgian cyclist (b. 1890))
1969 Vernon Duke (Russian-American composer and songwriter (b. 1903))
1968 Bob Jones (Sr.)
1968 Panagiotis Poulitsas (Greek judge and archeologist (b. 1881))
1967 Robert J. Van de Graaff (American physicist (b. 1901))
1963 Ike Quebec (American saxophonist (b. 1918))
1962 Frank Hurley (Australian photographer (b. 1885))
1962 Ivan Meštrović (Croatian sculptor)
1961 Max Schöne (German swimmer (b. 1880))
1960 Arthur Darby (English rugby player (b. 1876))
1959 Phan Khôi (Vietnamese journalist and author (b. 1887))
1957 Alexander Cambridge (1st Earl of Athlone)
1957 Arturo Toscanini (Italian conductor (b. 1867))
1942 Prince Arthur (Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (b. 1850))
1942 Villem Grünthal-Ridala (Estonian poet)
1942 Carole Lombard (American actress (b. 1908))
1942 Ernst Scheller (German politician)
1939 William O'Connor (American fencer (b. 1864))
1938 Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay Indian author (b. 1876) ()
1936 Albert Fish (American serial killer (b. 1870))
1935 Ma Barker (American criminal (b. 1871))
1920 Reginald De Koven (American composer and critic (b. 1859))
1919 Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves (Brazilian politician)
1917 George Dewey (American admiral (b. 1837))
1917 Herbert von Petersdorff (German swimmer (b. 1882))
1906 Marshall Field (American businessman)
1901 Jules Barbier (French poet (b. 1825))
1901 Arnold Böcklin (Swiss painter (b. 1827))
1901 Hiram Rhodes Revels (American minister and politician (b. 1822))
1898 Charles Pelham Villiers (English lawyer and politician (b. 1802))
1891 Léo Delibes (French composer (b. 1836))
1886 Amilcare Ponchielli (Italian composer (b. 1834))
1879 Octave Crémazie (Canadian poet (b. 1827))
1865 Edmond François Valentin About (French journalist and author (b. 1828))
1864 Anton Schindler (Austrian biographer (b. 1795))
1856 Thaddeus William Harris (American entomologist and botanist (b. 1795))
1834 Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette (French mathematician (b. 1769))
1817 Alexander J. Dallas (Jamacian-American politician)
1809 John Moore (English general (b. 1761))
1794 Edward Gibbon (English historian and politician (b. 1737))
1752 Francis Blomefield (English historian (b. 1705))
1750 Ivan Trubetskoy (Russian field marshal (b. 1667))
1748 Arnold Drakenborch (Dutch scholar (b. 1684))
1747 Barthold Heinrich Brockes (German poet (b. 1680))
1711 Joseph Vaz (Indian priest and apostle (b. 1651))
1710 Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675) ()
1659 Charles Annibal Fabrot (French lawyer (b. 1580))
1592 John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern (b. 1543) ()
1585 Edward Clinton (1st Earl of Lincoln)
1554 Christiern Pedersen (Danish publisher and scholar (b. 1480))
1547 Johannes Schöner (German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477))
1545 George Spalatin (German reformer (b. 1484))
1400 John Holland (1st Duke of Exeter)
1387 Elizabeth of Bosnia (b. 1339) ()
1327 Nikephoros Choumnos (Byzantine politician and scholar (b. 1250))
960 Patriarch Polyeuctus of Constantinople (b. 956) ()
654 Gao Jifu (Chinese chancellor (b. 596))
378 Chak Tok Ich'aak I (Mayan king)