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Historical Events Happened In January - 16

Monday, 02 May 2016

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

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

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.  

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 January - 16.  

1219  Floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, 1,000s killed on this day in history.  

1325  Laure de Noves, beloved of Petrarch, marries Hugues de Sade on January - 16.  

1343  On this day in history 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  The Medici family is appointed official banker of the Papacy on January - 16.  

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

1493  On January - 16 columbus returns to Spain on his first trip  

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 January - 16.  

1547  Ivan the Terrible crowns himselfst tsar of Russia on January - 16.  

1547  On January - 16 ivan the Terrible is crowned Czar of Russia.  

1547  On January - 16 ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself 1st tsar of Moscow  

1556  Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain on January - 16.  

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 January - 16 english parliament passes laws against Catholicism  

1587  On January - 16 alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1595  On this day in history murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies  

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 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  Francesco Mancini, composer on this day in history.  

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 January - 16.  

1749  Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda) on January - 16.  

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

1757  Samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem) on January - 16.  

1759  British Museum opens in London on January - 16.  

1761  On January - 16 british took Pondicherry after siege, marking end of French dominion in India.  

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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.  

1409  René I of Naples (d. 1480) was born on January - 16.  

1477  On this day in history birth of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)  

1501  On January - 16 birth of anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)  

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

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

1626  On this day in history birth of lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699)  

1634  On January - 16 birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)  

Famous Deaths In January - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0308  On January - 16 marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies  

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

0960  Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1343  On this day in history robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies  

1400  On January - 16 death of john Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)  

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

1547  On January - 16 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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