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.
1120 The Council of Nablus is held, establishing the earliest surviving written laws of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem today in history.
1219 On January - 16 floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, 1,000s killed
1325 Laure de Noves, beloved of Petrarch, marries Hugues de Sade today in history.
1362 A great storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German island of Strand and the city of Rungholt on January - 16.
1412 Today in history the Medici family is appointed official banker of the Papacy.
1492 On January - 16 the first grammar of a modern language, in the Spanish language, is presented to Queen Isabella.
1493 Today in history columbus returns to Spain on his first trip
1493 On January - 16 columbus returns to Spain on his 1st trip
1531 Today in history english Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting
1547 Today in history ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself first tsar of Russia