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.
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.