Historical Events In January - 16
Saturday, 23 October 2021
0308 On January - 16 marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies
0429 Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on January - 16.
0550 Gothic War (535-552): The Ostrogoths, under King Totila, conquer Rome after a long siege, by bribing the Isaurian garrison on January - 16.
0960 Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.
1120 The Council of Nablus is held, establishing the earliest surviving written laws of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem on January - 16.
1219 Floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, 1,000s killed on January - 16.
1325 Laure de Noves, beloved of Petrarch, marries Hugues de Sade on January - 16.
1343 Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on January - 16.
1362 On January - 16 a great storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German island of Strand and the city of Rungholt.
1412 The Medici family is appointed official banker of the Papacy on January - 16.
1492 The first grammar of a modern language, in the Spanish language, is presented to Queen Isabella on January - 16.
1493 Columbus returns to Spain on his first trip on this day in history.
1493 On January - 16 columbus returns to Spain on his 1st trip
1531 English Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting on this day in history.
1547 Ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself first tsar of Russia on this day in history.
1547 On January - 16 ivan the Terrible crowns himselfst tsar of Russia
1547 Ivan the Terrible is crowned Czar of Russia on January - 16.
1547 On January - 16 ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself 1st tsar of Moscow
1556 Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England.
1581 On January - 16 english parliament passes laws against Catholicism
1587 On this day in history alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter
1595 Murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies on this day in history.
1604 On January - 16 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
1605 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 on January - 16.
1672 Francesco Mancini, composer on this day in history.
1697 Richard Savage, English poet on this day in history.
1703 On this day in history matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64
1728 Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola) on January - 16.
1749 On January - 16 vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda)
1756 England & Prussia sign Treaty of Westminster on January - 16.
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 this day in history.