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Historical Events In January - 16

Sunday, 16 January 2022

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

1120  The Council of Nablus is held, establishing the earliest surviving written laws of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem today in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1219  On January - 16 floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, 1,000s killed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1362  A great storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German island of Strand and the city of Rungholt on January - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1492  On January - 16 the first grammar of a modern language, in the Spanish language, is presented to Queen Isabella.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1493  Today in history columbus returns to Spain on his first trip  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1409  On January - 16 birth of rené I of Naples (d. 1480)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1477  Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547) was born on January - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born today in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1626  Today in history birth of lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1634  Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716) was born on January - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In January - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0308  On January - 16 marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0429  Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on January - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0960  Today in history death of polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1343  Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on January - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1400  Death of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352) on January - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1545  Death of George Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484) today in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1547  Death of Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477) today in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1554  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on January - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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