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Historical Events For January - 16

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0308  Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0429  Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on January - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

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 Search About This In Google

0960  Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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 Search About This In Google

1219  Floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, 1,000s killed on January - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1325  Laure de Noves, beloved of Petrarch, marries Hugues de Sade on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1343  On this day in history robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

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 Search About This In Google

1412  On January - 16 the Medici family is appointed official banker of the Papacy.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1492  The first grammar of a modern language, in the Spanish language, is presented to Queen Isabella on January - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1493  On this day in history columbus returns to Spain on his first trip  Click To Search About This In Google

1493  Columbus returns to Spain on his 1st trip on January - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1531  English Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting on January - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1547  On this day in history ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself first tsar of Russia  Click To Search About This In Google

1547  On January - 16 ivan the Terrible crowns himselfst tsar of Russia  Click To Search About This In Google

1547  On January - 16 ivan the Terrible is crowned Czar of Russia.  Click To Search About This In Google

1547  On this day in history ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself 1st tsar of Moscow  Click To Search About This In Google

1556  Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1581  English parliament passes laws against Catholicism on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1595  On January - 16 murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

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 this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1605  On this day in history 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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1672  Francesco Mancini, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1697  On January - 16 richard Savage, English poet  Click To Search About This In Google

1703  On January - 16 matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64  Click To Search About This In Google

1728  On January - 16 niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola)  Click To Search About This In Google

1749  Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda) on January - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1756  England & Prussia sign Treaty of Westminster on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1757  Samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem) on January - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1759  British Museum opens in London on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1761  On this day in history british took Pondicherry after siege, marking end of French dominion in India.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1409  On this day in history birth of rené I of Naples (d. 1480)  Click To Search About This In Google

1477  Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1501  On January - 16 birth of anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)  Click To Search About This In Google

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born on January - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1616  On January - 16 birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  Click To Search About This In Google

1626  Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on January - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1634  On January - 16 birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)  Click To Search About This In Google

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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 Search About This In Google

0429  Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0960  Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1343  Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1400  Death of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1545  On this day in history death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)  Click To Search About This In Google

1547  Death of Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477) on January - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1554  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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