The following is a list of notable world figures who died on September 16th.

  1. 96 - Domitian, Roman Emperor (b. 51)
  2. 307 - Flavius Valerius Severus, deposed Roman Emperor (murder)
  3. 1087 - Pope Victor III
  4. 1100 - Bernold of Constance, German chronicler
  5. 1345 - John IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1295)
  6. 1380 - King Charles V of France (b. 1338)
  7. 1394 - Avignon Pope Clement VII (b. 1342)
  8. 1406 - Cyprian, Metropolitan of Moscow
  9. 1589 - Michael Baius, Flemish theologian (b. 1513)
  10. 1672 - Anne Bradstreet, American colonial poet
  11. 1701 - James II of England and VII of Scotland (b. 1633)
  12. 1736 - Gabriel Fahrenheit, German physicist (b. 1686)
  13. 1775 - Allen Bathurst, 1st Earl Bathurst, English privy councillor (b. 1684)
  14. 1803 - Nicolas Baudin, French explorer (b. 1754)
  15. 1824 - King Louis XVIII of France (b. 1755)
  16. 1829 - Nikolay Raevsky, Russian general and statesman (b. 1771)
  17. 1864 - John Hanning Speke, English explorer (b. 1827)
  18. 1865 - Christian Julius De Meza, Danish general (b. 1792)
  19. 1911 - Edward Whymper, English mountain climber (b. 1840)
  20. 1925 - Alexander Alexandrovich Friedman, Russian physicist (b. 1888)
  21. 1932 - Ronald Ross, English physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1857)
  22. 1933 - George Gore, baseball player (b. 1857)
  23. 1944 - Gustav Bauer, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1870)
  24. 1945 - John McCormack, Irish tenor (b. 1884)
  25. 1950 - Pedro de Cordoba, American actor (b. 1881)
  26. 1965 - Ahn Eak-tai, a Korean musician, composer, and conductor (b. 1906)
  27. 1973 - Victor Jara, Chilean folk singer and activist (murdered)
  28. 1975 - Irene Hayes, Ziegfeld girl and businesswoman (b.1896)
  29. 1977 - Marc Bolan, English musician (b. 1947)
  30. 1977 - Maria Callas, American-born soprano (b. 1923)
  31. 1980 - Jean Piaget, Swiss psychologist (b. 1896)
  32. 1992 - Millicent Fenwick, American politician and writer (b. 1910)
  33. 1993 - Rok Petrovic, Slovenian skier (b. 1966)
  34. 1996 - McGeorge Bundy, U.S. National Security Advisor (b. 1919)
  35. 2000 - Georgiy Gongadze, Ukrainian journalist (b. 1969)
  36. 2001 - Samuel Z. Arkoff, American film producer (b. 1918)
  37. 2002 - James Gregory, American actor (b. 1911)
  38. 2003 - Erich Hallhuber, German actor (b. 1951)
  39. 2003 - Sheb Wooley, singer and actor (b. 1921)
  40. 2006 - Rob Levin, creator of Freenode. (b. 1955)