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.