Historical Events In January - 16
Friday, 19 April 2019
0308 On January - 16 marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies
0429 Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on January - 16.
0550 On this day in history gothic War (535-552): The Ostrogoths, under King Totila, conquer Rome after a long siege, by bribing the Isaurian garrison.
0960 On January - 16 polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople
1120 On this day in history the Council of Nablus is held, establishing the earliest surviving written laws of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem.
1219 Floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, 1,000s killed on January - 16.
1325 On January - 16 laure de Noves, beloved of Petrarch, marries Hugues de Sade
1343 Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on this day in history.
1362 A great storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German island of Strand and the city of Rungholt on this day in history.
1412 On January - 16 the Medici family is appointed official banker of the Papacy.
1492 On this day in history the first grammar of a modern language, in the Spanish language, is presented to Queen Isabella.
1493 Columbus returns to Spain on his first trip on this day in history.
1493 Columbus returns to Spain on his 1st trip on this day in history.
1531 English Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting on this day in history.
1547 On January - 16 ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself first tsar of Russia
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 Ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself 1st tsar of Moscow on this day in history.
1556 On January - 16 emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain
1572 Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England on this day in history.
1581 On this day in history 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 On January - 16 francesco Mancini, composer
1697 Richard Savage, English poet on this day in history.
1703 On January - 16 matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64
1728 Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola) on this day in history.
1749 On January - 16 vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda)
1756 On January - 16 england & Prussia sign Treaty of Westminster
1757 On this day in history samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem)
1759 British Museum opens in London on this day in history.
1761 British took Pondicherry after siege, marking end of French dominion in India on January - 16.