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Historical Events In January - 16

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

0308  Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

0550  Gothic War (535-552): The Ostrogoths, under King Totila, conquer Rome after a long siege, by bribing the Isaurian garrison on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0960  Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1219  Floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, 1,000s killed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1325  On this day in history laure de Noves, beloved of Petrarch, marries Hugues de Sade  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1343  Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on this day 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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

1547  On January - 16 ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself first tsar of Russia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On this day in history ivan the Terrible crowns himselfst tsar of Russia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On this day in history ivan the Terrible is crowned Czar of Russia.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  Ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself 1st tsar of Moscow on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1556  Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  On January - 16 thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1581  English parliament passes laws against Catholicism on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1595  On January - 16 murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1672  Francesco Mancini, composer on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1697  On this day in history richard Savage, English poet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1703  On January - 16 matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1728  Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola) on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1749  Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda) on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1756  England & Prussia sign Treaty of Westminster on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1757  Samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem) on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  On this day in history british Museum opens in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1761  On this day in history british took Pondicherry after siege, marking end of French dominion in India.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1245  On this day in history birth of edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1409  René I of Naples (d. 1480) was born on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1477  On this day in history birth of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)  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  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born on this day in history.  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  On January - 16 birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In January - 16

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0308  On January - 16 marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies  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  Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1343  Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1400  On this day 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  On January - 16 death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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