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Historical Events For January - 16

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

1968  On January - 16 robert R "Bob" Jones, founder (Bob Jones University), dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history jan Palach immolates himself to protest Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history soviet Soyuz 4 & Soyuz 5 perform first transfer of crew in space  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  The Soviets carry out the first manual docking of a spacecraft in orbit on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Jan Palach, protesting Soviet invasion of Czech, self immolates at 20 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Colonel Kadhaffi becomes premier of Libya on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Curt Flood files a civil lawsuit challenging baseball's reserve clause on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Djinak-djinak merpati), dies at 61 on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On January - 16 kermit Maynard, cowboy actor (Saturday Roundup), dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  David Seville, singer (Alvin & Chipmunks), dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1973  On January - 16 nBC presents 440th & final showing of "Bonanza"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  USSR's Lunakhod 2 begins radio-controlled exploration of the Moon on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history ray Barrett, sportscaster (Gillette Summer Sports Reel), dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On this day in history "Jaws" by Peter Benchley is published  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On January - 16 l A Landslide kills 9, Canyonville OR  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  "Donny & Marie" [Osmond] musical variety show premieres on ABC TV on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On January - 16 soyuz 27 returns to Earth  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi of Iran flees Iran for Egypt on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  The ruler of Iran, the Shah, leaves his country on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Paul McCartney jailed in Tokyo for 10 days on marijuana possession on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On January - 16 anna van Wageningen-Salomons, Dut author (Unspoilt Dream), dies at 94  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On January - 16 ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in the Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Björn Borg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  John Lennon releases "Woman" in UK on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Leon Spinks is mugged, his assailants even take his gold teeth on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Protestant gunmen shoot & wound Bernadette Devlin McAliskey & husband on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Bernard Lee, actor (Fallen Idol, Dr No), dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  11th American Music Award Michael Jackson on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Extortionist sends letter to Queensland Primary Industries Department threatening to release foot and mouth virus unless state jails are reformed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On January - 16 paul & Linda McCartney arrested in Barbados-possession of cannabis  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On January - 16 president Reagan called for peaceful competition with Moscow. He authorized research and development on space-age weapons capable of destroying incoming nuclear missiles, the program known as Star Wars.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  "Playboy" announces end of stapling centerfolds on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On January - 16 libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi said Libya would train, arm and protect Arab guerrillas for Palestinian suicide and terrorist missions, his first explicit endorsement of terrorism.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  On January - 16 birth of edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1477  Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1501  Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559) was born on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1616  On January - 16 birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1634  On this day in history birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In January - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0429  Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0960  On this day in history death of polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1343  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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