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Historical Events Happened In January - 16

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

0308  Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople  

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

1219  On this day in history 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  On this day in history a great storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German island of Strand and the city of Rungholt.  

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  On January - 16 columbus returns to Spain on his first trip  

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

1531  English Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting on this day in history.  

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  Ivan the Terrible is crowned Czar of Russia on this day in history.  

1547  Ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself 1st tsar of Moscow on this day in history.  

1556  On this day in history emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain  

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  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

1595  On January - 16 murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies  

1604  On this day in history 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  

1605  On January - 16 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  Francesco Mancini, composer on this day in history.  

1697  Richard Savage, English poet on January - 16.  

1703  On January - 16 matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64  

1728  Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola) on January - 16.  

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

1756  On January - 16 england & Prussia sign Treaty of Westminster  

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  Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296) was born on January - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1616  On January - 16 birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  

1626  On this day in history birth of lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699)  

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  On this day in history marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies  

0429  Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on this day in history.  

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

1343  On this day in history robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies  

1400  On January - 16 death of john Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)  

1545  On January - 16 death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)  

1547  Death of Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477) on January - 16.  

1554  On January - 16 death of christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480)  

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