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Historical Events Happened In January - 16

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0308  On January - 16 marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies  

0429  Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on January - 16.  

0550  On January - 16 gothic War (535-552): The Ostrogoths, under King Totila, conquer Rome after a long siege, by bribing the Isaurian garrison.  

0960  Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on January - 16.  

1120  The Council of Nablus is held, establishing the earliest surviving written laws of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem on January - 16.  

1219  On January - 16 floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, 1,000s killed  

1325  On this day in history laure de Noves, beloved of Petrarch, marries Hugues de Sade  

1343  Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on this day in history.  

1362  A great storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German island of Strand and the city of Rungholt on January - 16.  

1412  The Medici family is appointed official banker of the Papacy on this day in history.  

1492  On January - 16 the first grammar of a modern language, in the Spanish language, is presented to Queen Isabella.  

1493  Columbus returns to Spain on his first trip on this day in history.  

1493  Columbus returns to Spain on his 1st trip on this day in history.  

1531  On this day in history english Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting  

1547  On this day in history ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself first tsar of Russia  

1547  Ivan the Terrible crowns himselfst tsar of Russia on this day in history.  

1547  On January - 16 ivan the Terrible is crowned Czar of Russia.  

1547  On this day in history ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself 1st tsar of Moscow  

1556  Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain on January - 16.  

1572  Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England on January - 16.  

1581  English parliament passes laws against Catholicism on January - 16.  

1587  On this day in history alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1595  On this day in history murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies  

1604  At the Hampton Court Conference in England, John Rainolds presents to King James I the motion '...that there might bee a newe translation of the Bible.' Approved the next day, Rainolds' motion leads to the 1611 publication of the King James' Bible on January - 16.  

1605  On this day in history 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.  

1672  On this day in history francesco Mancini, composer  

1697  On this day in history richard Savage, English poet  

1703  On this day in history matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64  

1728  On January - 16 niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola)  

1749  Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda) on this day in history.  

1756  England & Prussia sign Treaty of Westminster on this day in history.  

1757  On January - 16 samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem)  

1759  British Museum opens in London on this day in history.  

1761  On January - 16 british took Pondicherry after siege, marking end of French dominion in India.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  On this day in history birth of edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)  

1409  On January - 16 birth of rené I of Naples (d. 1480)  

1477  On this day in history birth of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)  

1501  Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559) was born on January - 16.  

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born on January - 16.  

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on January - 16.  

1626  Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on this day in history.  

1634  On this day in history birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)  

Famous Deaths In January - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0308  Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on January - 16.  

0429  On January - 16 honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]  

0960  Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1343  On January - 16 robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies  

1400  On this day in history death of john Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)  

1545  Death of George Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484) on January - 16.  

1547  Death of Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477) on this day in history.  

1554  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on this day in history.