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 This day in History - September 16
434 Historic Events for September 16
96

Titus Flavius Domitianus, emperor of Rome (81-96), murdered at 45

Death
655

Martinus I, bannished Pope (649-53), dies

Death
1087

Victor III, [Dauferio/Desiderius], Italian Pope (1086-87), dies

Death
1380

Charles V, the Wise, King of France (1364-80), dies

Death
1386

Traversari Ambrosius, Italian humanist//sciencist/general

Birth
1387

Henry V, king of England (1413-22)

Birth
1394

Clement VII, [Robert de GenŠve], Pope (1378-94), dies

Death
1498

Tomas de Torquemada, inquisitor who burned 10,000 people, dies

Death
1542

Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded

Death
1547

Abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch East Indies poet

Birth
1557

Jacques Mauduit, composer

Birth
1574

Samuel Coster, Dutch physician/playwright (Polyxena)

Birth
1575

King Johan Casimir of Palts promises military aid to hugenots

Event
1584

Matthias Gallas, Austria earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna/general-major

Birth
1589

Michael Bajus, [Michel de Bay], Belgian theologist, dies at 76?

Death
1597

French troops chase away Albrecht of Austria

Event
1630

Mass village of Shawmut changes name to Boston

Event
1638

Louis XIV, [Sun King], king of France (1643-1715) [NS]

Birth
1651

Engelbrecht K„mpfer, German/Neth VOC surgeon

Birth
1652

Spanish troops occupy Dunkerk

Event
1652

Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, Dutch composer, dies at 61

Death
1654

Russian troops occupy Smolensk on Poland

Event
1662

Flamsteed sees solar eclipse, 1st known astronomical observation

Event
1666

"Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi becomes Islamiet

Event
1668

King John II Casimir of Poland resigns, flees to France

Event