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Historical Events In January - 16

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

0550  On January - 16 gothic War (535-552): The Ostrogoths, under King Totila, conquer Rome after a long siege, by bribing the Isaurian garrison.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1219  Today in history floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, 1,000s killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1325  Laure de Noves, beloved of Petrarch, marries Hugues de Sade today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1362  A great storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German island of Strand and the city of Rungholt today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1412  Today in history the Medici family is appointed official banker of the Papacy.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  Today in history the first grammar of a modern language, in the Spanish language, is presented to Queen Isabella.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  Columbus returns to Spain on his first trip on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  On January - 16 columbus returns to Spain on his 1st trip  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1531  Today in history english Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  Today in history ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself first tsar of Russia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

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1245  Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296) was born on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1409  On January - 16 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  On January - 16 birth of anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  On January - 16 birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1634  Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In January - 16

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0308  Today in history marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0429  Today in history honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1343  Today in history robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1400  Today in history death of john Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  On January - 16 death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  Today in history death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Today in history death of christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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