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Historical Events Happened In January - 16

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

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

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  Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on January - 16.  

1120  On this day in history the Council of Nablus is held, establishing the earliest surviving written laws of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem.  

1219  On this day in history floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, 1,000s killed  

1325  Laure de Noves, beloved of Petrarch, marries Hugues de Sade on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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1492  The first grammar of a modern language, in the Spanish language, is presented to Queen Isabella on this day in history.  

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

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  Ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself first tsar of Russia on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1572  On this day in history thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England.  

1581  On this day in history english parliament passes laws against Catholicism  

1587  On this day in history alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1595  Murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies on January - 16.  

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  On January - 16 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  Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola) on this day in history.  

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  British took Pondicherry after siege, marking end of French dominion in India on January - 16.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  On January - 16 birth of edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)  

1409  René I of Naples (d. 1480) was born on this day in history.  

1477  On January - 16 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  On this day in history birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

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)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

0960  On January - 16 death of polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople  

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

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  On this day in history death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)  

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

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