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Historical Events Happened In January - 16

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

0308  Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on this day in history.  

0429  Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on this day in history.  

0550  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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  A great storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German island of Strand and the city of Rungholt on this day in history.  

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

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

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  On this day in history english Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting  

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

1547  On this day in history ivan the Terrible crowns himselfst tsar of Russia  

1547  Ivan the Terrible is crowned Czar of Russia on this day in history.  

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

1556  On this day in history emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain  

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  English parliament passes laws against Catholicism on this day in history.  

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

1595  Murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies on this day in history.  

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.  

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.  

1672  On this day in history francesco Mancini, composer  

1697  Richard Savage, English poet on this day in history.  

1703  On this day in history matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64  

1728  On this day in history niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola)  

1749  Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda) on this day in history.  

1756  England & Prussia sign Treaty of Westminster on this day in history.  

1757  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  On this day in history birth of edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)  

1409  On this day in history birth of rené I of Naples (d. 1480)  

1477  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1616  On this day in history birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  

1626  Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on this day in history.  

1634  Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.  

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  

0429  On this day in history honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]  

0960  On this day in history death of polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople  

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

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

1545  On this day in history death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)  

1547  Death of Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477) on this day in history.  

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