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Historical Events For January - 16

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

0308  Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

0550  Gothic War (535-552): The Ostrogoths, under King Totila, conquer Rome after a long siege, by bribing the Isaurian garrison on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0960  Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1219  Floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, 1,000s killed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1325  On January - 16 laure de Noves, beloved of Petrarch, marries Hugues de Sade  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1343  Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1412  The Medici family is appointed official banker of the Papacy on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  Columbus returns to Spain on his first trip on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  On this day in history columbus returns to Spain on his 1st trip  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1531  On January - 16 english Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  Ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself first tsar of Russia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On January - 16 ivan the Terrible crowns himselfst tsar of Russia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On this day in history ivan the Terrible is crowned Czar of Russia.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1556  On January - 16 emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  On January - 16 thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1581  On January - 16 english parliament passes laws against Catholicism  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1605  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 on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1672  On January - 16 francesco Mancini, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1697  Richard Savage, English poet on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1703  On January - 16 matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1728  On this day in history niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1749  On this day in history vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1756  On this day in history england & Prussia sign Treaty of Westminster  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1757  On January - 16 samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  British Museum opens in London on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1761  British took Pondicherry after siege, marking end of French dominion in India on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1409  On January - 16 birth of rené I of Naples (d. 1480)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1477  On January - 16 birth of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1501  On this day in history birth of anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1626  On January - 16 birth of lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1634  Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

0960  Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1343  On January - 16 robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1400  Death of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  Death of George Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On this day in history death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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