Historical Events Happened In January - 16
Sunday, 23 November 2014
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 this day in history.
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 On January - 16 robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies
1362 On January - 16 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 January - 16.
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 January - 16.
1493 On this day in history columbus returns to Spain on his 1st trip
1531 English Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting on January - 16.
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 January - 16.
1547 Ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself 1st tsar of Moscow on January - 16.
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 this day in history.
1581 On this day in history english parliament passes laws against Catholicism
1587 Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter on January - 16.
1595 Murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history richard Savage, English poet
1703 Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
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 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 January - 16.
1761 British took Pondicherry after siege, marking end of French dominion in India on January - 16.