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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

January 16 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 27 a. C .: the senate grants Gaius Julius Caesar Octaviano the nickname of Augustus.
  • 929: in Spain, Abderramán III proclaims himself Caliph of Córdoba.
  • 1219: in West Friesland and Groningen the “first flood of St. Marcellus Day” occurs, drowning some 36,000 people.
  • 1362: second and worst day of the storm in the North Sea (second flood of the Day of San Marcelo) that sweeps the Netherlands, England and the north of Germany causing between 40,000 and 100,000 deaths.
  • 1493: In the Caribbean, Christopher Columbus recognizes several Bahamas islands, the eastern part of Cuba and the north of Haiti.
  • 1547: in Russia, Ivan the Terrible proclaims himself tsar.
  • 1556: in Spain, Carlos I gave his son Felipe II the crown of Castile and Aragon.
  • 1605: in Madrid (Spain) the first edition of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de La Mancha is published.
  • 1644: in Colombia, an earthquake devastates the village of Pamplona.
  • 1707: in Scotland the Act of the Union with England is approved in Parliament, thus arising a new State, which is given the name of Great Britain.
  • 1716: in Madrid (Spain) the Decree of Nueva Planta for Catalonia is promulgated.
  • 1791: in France the National Gendarmerie is created.
  • 1809: in Spain, Napoleon’s French army defeats the British army in La Coruña.
  • 1834: in Spain, establishment of the judicial division of the country.
  • 1856: Austria and Russia sign a bilateral agreement during the Russo-Turkish war.
  • 1861: underwater telegraphic communication between the peninsula and the Balearic Islands begins to work in Spain.
  • 1869: in Mexico, President Benito Juárez creates the state of Hidalgo by decree.
  • 1891: in the United States, the last uprising of the Dakota Indians is defeated.
  • 1902: Germany obtains the concession to build the Konia-Baghdad railway, in the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1902: in the United Kingdom, the physiologists William Maddock Bayliss and Ernest Henry Starling discovered the hormone secretin in the duodenum.
  • 1906: the Algeciras Conference begins in Spain to solve the so-called first crisis in Morocco that faced France with Germany. In addition to these countries, Spain and the United Kingdom participated.
  • 1908: in the city of Chicago (United States), striking workers organize serious riots.
  • 1909 – Ernest Shackleton’s expedition claims to have reached the magnetic south pole (but the recorded location may be incorrect).
  • 1912: In China, the head of government Yuan Shikai is unharmed in a bomb attack.
  • 1914: in Russia, the poet Máximo Gorki is authorized to return to his country after eight years of exile.
  • 1915: in Mexico, General Eulalio Gutiérrez Ortiz, after being manipulated by Pancho Villa’s troops, decided to leave the capital on January 16, 1915 and transfer his government to San Luis Potosí, where he declared Villa and Venustiano Carranza traitors of the “ revolutionary spirit ”and formally resigned on June 2, 1915.
  • 1916: in the Caucasus (Russia) a great offensive against the Turks begins.
  • 1919: in Poland the Constituent Assembly confirms the pianist Ignacy Jan Paderewski as head of government.
  • 1919: in Europe, the Allies extend the armistice with Germany until February 16.
  • 1924: in Querétaro (Mexico) bloody clashes take place between the supporters of Huerta and those of Calles.
  • 1928: in Havana (Cuba) the VI Pan-American Conference is inaugurated where the Code of Private International Law is approved.
  • 1929: Paraguay informs Bolivia that all Paraguayan forces have been demobilized.
  • 1941: in World War II, the Nazi air strikes against Malta begin, which begins the war in the Mediterranean.
  • 1941: Chile and Bolivia sign a non-aggression pact.
  • 1943: in Germany, the first Allied airstrike against Berlin since late 1941.
  • 1944: in the United Kingdom, the American general Dwight D. Eisenhower arrives in London to take charge of the troops that will fight in Europe in World War II.
  • 1946: in the United Kingdom, the Spanish child prodigy Arturo Pomar wins the London chess tournament.
  • 1952: the state of Baja California is created in Mexico.
  • 1956: in Egypt, by constitutional mandate, Islam becomes the official religion.
  • 1957: in the United States, jet planes make the world’s first non-stop bypass flight.
  • 1962: in the Dominican Republic, a coup d’etat depose the president, Joaquín Balaguer, and establishes a Governing Board for 48 hours.
  • 1966: in Havana (Cuba), the 27 Latin American delegations participating in the Tricontinental Conference agree – at the initiative of the Chilean socialist Salvador Allende – the creation of the Latin American Solidarity Organization (OLAS), which calls on the Latin American peoples to “do from the Andes mountain range a gigantic tricontinental Sierra Maestra ».
  • 1968: in Guatemala, a state of emergency after the death of two US soldiers in a guerrilla attack.
  • 1969: in Prague (Czechoslovakia) the student Jan Palach sets himself on fire in Wenzel Square, in protest at the Soviet occupation of his country and the suppression of individual freedoms.
  • 1969: the USSR successfully performs the first docking maneuver of two manned spacecraft.
  • 1970: in La Paz (Bolivia) large demonstrations take place to support President Alfredo Ovando Candía.
  • 1971: in Chile, an attempt to assassinate the socialist president Salvador Allende fails.
  • 1973: in Spain, a command of the Basque terrorist gang ETA kidnaps the industrialist Felipe Huarte in Pamplona.
  • 1975: in Portugal, the agreement for the independence of Angola is signed in Lisbon.
  • 1975: in Chile, Cardinal Raúl Silva Henríquez suffers an attack in Chile.
  • 1979: the Shah of Iran, Mohamed Reza Pahlavi, goes into exile.
  • 1981: The current President of the International Junior Chamber of Asunción is born in the city of Asunción at the John F. Kennedy Clinic, period 2019: Osvaldo Camps.
  • 1984 in Catalonia, Spain, after 5 months and 6 days in testing, the regular programming in Catalan on TV3 starts.
  • 1985: in Israel, the government decides to withdraw its troops from Lebanon in three phases.
  • 1987: in China, Hu Yaobang, secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, resigns. He replaces Zhao Ziyang.
  • 1989: the United Nations Security Council unanimously approves the plan for Namibia’s independence and calls on the South African government to reduce its military presence in that territory.
  • 1991: in Iraq, George Bush orders the start of the Gulf War with Operation Desert Storm. Beginning of aerial bombardments over Baghdad.
  • 1992: in Mexico’s Chapultepec Castle, the Peace Accords are signed between the Government of El Salvador and the FMLN guerrilla, ending twelve years of civil war in that country.
  • 2001: in the Galapagos Islands, the ship Jessica was beached off Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.
  • 2003: the space shuttle Columbia takes off from Cape Canaveral, which will be destroyed on reentry 16 days later.
  • 2005: In Spain the series Aída is released on Telecinco
  • 2006: Adam Copeland wins his first WWE Championship.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

January 16 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1245: Edmund of Lancaster, English aristocrat and politician (d. 1296).
  • 1409: Renato I, Neapolitan king (d. 1480).
  • 1500: Antonio Musa Brassavola, Italian physicist, physician and botanist (d. 1554).
  • 1562: Juan de Torres Osorio, Spanish religious (d. 1633).
  • 1616: Francisco de Beaufort, French aristocrat (d. 1669).
  • 1675: Louis de Rouvroy, Duke of Saint-Simon, French writer (d. 1755).
  • 1728: Niccolò Piccinni, Italian composer (d. 1800).
  • 1733: Jean Baptiste Antoine Suard, French writer (d. 1817).
  • 1745: Antonio José de Cavanilles, Spanish botanist and scientist (d. 1804).
  • 1749: Vittorio Alfieri, Italian playwright and poet (d. 1803).
  • 1763: François Joseph Talma, French director and actor (d. 1836).
  • 1821: John C. Breckinridge, American politician and military man (d. 1875).
  • 1826: Mariano Escobedo, Mexican military and politician (d. 1902).
  • 1838: Franz Brentano, German philosopher (d. 1917).
  • 1853: André Michelin, French industrialist and inventor (d. 1931).
  • 1870: Aurelio Cabrera Gallardo, Spanish sculptor, teacher, illustrator and archaeologist (d. 1936).
  • 1875: Leonor Michaelis, German biochemist and physicist (d. 1947).
  • 1877: Marcelo Adrián Obregón, Spanish military man and one of the last from the Philippines (d. 1939).
  • 1882: Ernestina Lecuona, Cuban composer, pianist and teacher (d. 1951).
  • 1885: Práxedis W. Caballero, Mexican military (d. 1940).
  • 1897: Carlos Pellicer, Mexican writer and poet (d. 1977).
  • 1900: Pepe Arias, Argentine actor (d. 1967).
  • 1900: Edith Frank-Holländer, German personality, mother of Anne Frank (d. 1945).
  • 1901: Fulgencio Batista, Cuban military, dictator and president (d. 1973).
  • 1901: Rosita Quiroga, Argentine singer and tango singer (d. 1984).
  • 1901: Frank Zamboni, American inventor (d. 1988).
  • 1902 – Eric Liddell, British athlete (d. 1945).
  • 1903: Eduardo Braun-Menéndez, Argentine physiologist born in Chile (d. 1959).
  • 1905: Ernesto Halffter, Spanish composer (d. 1989).
  • 1911: Eduardo Frei Montalva, Chilean politician and president (f. 1982).
  • 1911: Roberto Quiroga, Argentine tango singer and actor (b.1965).
  • 1912: Fernando Benítez, Mexican writer and journalist (d. 2000).
  • 1914: Ralph Pappier, Argentine filmmaker of Chinese origin (d. 1998).
  • 1917: Giorgio Colli, Italian philosopher and historian (d. 1979).
  • 1918: Marcelo González Martín, Spanish cardinal (d. 2004).
  • 1920: Josep Gonzalvo, Spanish footballer (d. 1978).
  • 1924: Eugenio Giner, Spanish cartoonist (d. 1994).
  • 1924: Francisco Panchito Hernández, Mexican soccer player (d. 2011).
  • 1924: Katy Jurado, Mexican actress (f. 2002).
  • 1926: Tandarica, Argentine actor and comedian of Romanian origin (d. 1995).
  • 1928: Pilar Lorengar, Spanish soprano (f. 1996).
  • 1928: Amelita Vargas, Cuban actress and dancer.
  • 1931: Johannes Rau, German politician and president between 1999 and 2004 (d. 2006).
  • 1932: Dian Fossey, American zoologist (d. 1985).
  • 1932: Mike Ribas, Argentine pianist, arranger and composer of Spanish origin (d. 2009).
  • 1933: Julio Medina, Colombian actor.
  • 1933: Susan Sontag, American writer (d. 2004).
  • 1934: Marilyn Horne, American mezzo-soprano.
  • 1935: A. J. Foyt, driver and owner of American motorsport team.
  • 1936: Mario Sánchez, Argentine actor and comedian (d. 2007).
  • 1939: Ralph Gibson, American photographer.
  • 1940: Roberto Roena, salsa dancer and Puerto Rican bongocero.
  • 1940: Franz Müntefering, German politician.
  • 1942: Nicole Fontaine, French politician.
  • 1942: René Angélil, Canadian singer (d. 2016).
  • 1943: Brian Ferneyhough, British composer.
  • 1944: Jill Tarter, American astronomer.
  • 1945: Betty Missiego, Spanish singer.
  • 1946: Kabir Bedi, Indian actor.
  • 1948: John Carpenter, American filmmaker.
  • 1948: Gregor Gysi, German politician.
  • 1950: Debbie Allen, actress and American choreographer.
  • 1952: Fuad II, Egyptian aristocrat, king between 1952 and 1953.
  • 1954: Pedro Mari Sánchez, Spanish actor.
  • 1956: Mohamed Ali Rashwan, Egyptian judoka.
  • 1956: Martin Jol, Dutch footballer and coach.
  • 1957: Ricardo Darín, Argentine actor.
  • 1958: Anatoli Boukreev, Russian climber (d. 1997).
  • 1958: Paolo el Roquero (Jorge Montejo), Argentine actor and comedian.
  • 1958: Tony Pulis, British footballer and coach.
  • 1959: Ramón María Calderé, soccer player and Spanish soccer coach.
  • 1959: Sade Adu, British singer of Nigerian origin.
  • 1960: Luis de Guindos, Spanish economist and politician.
  • 1961: José Manuel Ochotorena, Spanish footballer.
  • 1963: James May, co-host of the British band Top Gear show.
  • 1966: Miguel Ángel Mancera, Mexican politician.
  • 1966: Carlos Sousa, Portuguese rally driver.
  • 1967: Alberto Puig, Spanish motorcycle racer.
  • 1969: Max Cachimba, Argentine cartoonist and plastic artist.
  • 1969: Dead (Per Yngve Ohlin), Swedish singer of the band Mayhem (d. 1991).
  • 1969: Roy Jones Junior, American boxer.
  • 1970: Garth Ennis, Irish cartoonist.
  • 1971: Sergi Bruguera, Spanish tennis player.
  • 1971: Armando Ribeiro, Spanish soccer goalkeeper.
  • 1971: Francisco Pérez-Bannen, Chilean actor
  • 1974: Kate Moss, British model.
  • 1974: Juan Jacinto Muñoz Rengel, Spanish writer.
  • 1974: Ángel Llácer, Spanish actor, showman and presenter.
  • 1974: Lisa M, Puerto Rican singer.
  • 1974: Mattias Jonson, Swedish footballer.
  • 1974: Mónica García Gómez, anesthetist and Spanish politician.
  • 1975: Joe Fernández, Argentine astrologer, singer-songwriter, businessman and writer.
  • 1977: Jeff Foster, American basketball player.
  • 1977: Ariel Zeevi, Israeli judoka.
  • 1978: Manskee, Filipino singer-songwriter.
  • 1978: Koldo Gil, Spanish cyclist.
  • 1979: Aaliyah, American singer (d. 2001).
  • 1979: Mark Anthony Fernández, Filipino actor.
  • 1979: Erik Korchaguin, Russian footballer.
  • 1980: Seydou Keita, Malian footballer.
  • 1980: Albert Pujols, Dominican baseball player.
  • 1980: Michelle Wild, Hungarian actress.
  • 1980: Lin-Manuel Miranda, American composer and actor.
  • 1981: Bobby Zamora, British footballer.
  • 1981: Nick Valensi, American guitarist of the band The Strokes.
  • 1981: Aruna, American singer-songwriter.
  • 1981: David García de la Cruz, Spanish footballer.
  • 1982: Jonathan Fabbro, Argentine footballer.
  • 1983: Emanuel Pogatetz, Austrian footballer.
  • 1983: Andriy Rusol, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 1984: Stephan Lichtsteiner, Swiss footballer.
  • 1985: Pablo Zabaleta, Argentine footballer.
  • 1985: Julio Barroso, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1985: Víctor Drija, Venezuelan actor, singer and dancer.
  • 1986: Gustavo Rodas, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1986: Paula Pareto, Argentine judoka.
  • 1986: Milan Škoda, Czech footballer.
  • 1987: Angel Karamoy, Indonesian singer.
  • 1987: Greivis Vásquez, Venezuelan basketball player.
  • 1988: Nicklas Bendtner, Danish footballer.
  • 1988: FKA twigs, British singer.
  • 1996: Zhou Qi, Chinese basketball player.
  • 1996: Jennie, South Korean rapper and singer, member of the group Blackpink.
  • 1997: Antonio Romero, Venezuelan soccer player.
  • 1997: Pau Torres, Spanish footballer.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

January 16 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 309: Marcelo I, Catholic Pope between 308 and 309 (n. ¿?).
  • 399: Nintoku, 16th Japanese Emperor (b. 313).
  • 1391: Muhammad V, king of Granada.
  • 1606: Baltasar del Alcázar, Spanish poet (b.1530).
  • 1710: Higashiyama, 113th Japanese Emperor (b. 1675).
  • 1794: Edward Gibbon, British historian (b. 1737).
  • 1809: John Moore, British general (b. 1761).
  • 1879: Lorenzo Salvi, Italian tenor (b.1810).
  • 1883: Antonio López y López, Spanish shipping company (b. 1817).
  • 1885: Edmond About, French writer (b. 1828).
  • 1891: Léo Delibes, French composer (b.1836).
  • 1916: Lindor Pérez Gacitúa, Chilean military man (b. 1854).
  • 1919: Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves, Brazilian politician (b. 1848).
  • 1938: Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Indian novelist in Bengali language (b. 1876).
  • 1942: Carole Lombard, American actress (b.1908).
  • 1950: Gustav Krupp, German industrialist and financier (b. 1870).
  • 1957: Arturo Toscanini, Italian conductor (b. 1867).
  • 1958: Sofía Casanova, journalist, poet and novelist, the first permanent Spanish correspondent in a foreign country and war correspondent (b.1851)
  • 1959: Eduardo Braun-Menéndez, Argentine physiologist (b. 1903).
  • 1962: Emilio Madero, Mexican military man (b. 1880).
  • 1967: Robert J. Van de Graaff, American physicist (b.1901).
  • 1969: Vernon Duke, American singer (b.1903).
  • 1970: Francisco Cossío, Spanish painter (b. 1898).
  • 1971: Philippe Thijs, Belgian cyclist (b.1890).
  • 1972: Gregorio Modrego, Spanish priest (b. 1890).
  • 1979: Ted Cassidy, American actor (b.1932).
  • 1980: Benjamín Palencia, Spanish painter (b. 1894).
  • 1981: Bernard Lee, British actor (b.1908).
  • 1982: Ramón J. Sender, Spanish writer (b.1901).
  • 1986: Jean Cassou, writer and French Hispanicist (b. 1897).
  • 1987: María Dhialma Tiberti, Argentine writer (b. 1928).
  • 1993: Glenn Corbett, American actor (b. 1933).
  • 1993: Jón Páll Sigmarsson, Icelandic weightlifter (b.1960).
  • 2001: Laurent-Désiré Kabila, Congolese guerrilla, politician and president between 1997 and 2001 (b. 1939).
  • 2002: Alfonso del Real, Spanish actor (b.1916).
  • 2004: Melchor Ángel Posse, Argentine doctor and politician (b. 1932).
  • 2005: Agustín González, Spanish actor (b.1930).
  • 2007: Bo Yibo, Chinese politician (b.1908).
  • 2007: Rudolf August Oetker, German businessman (b.1917).
  • 2008: Pierre Lambert, French politician (b.1920).
  • 2009: Andrew Wyeth, American artist (b.1917).
  • 2011: Alcides Silveira, Uruguayan soccer player (b.1938).
  • 2011: Augusto Algueró, Spanish composer, arranger and conductor (b.1934).
  • 2012: Juan Carlos Pérez López, Spanish footballer (b.1945).
  • 2012: Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichordist, musicologist and conductor (b.1928).
  • 2013: Noé Hernández, Mexican athlete and Olympic medalist (b. 1978).
  • 2014: Russell Johnson, American actor (b.1924).
  • 2017: Gene Cernan, NASA astronaut, last man to walk on the Moon (b.1934)
  • 2016ː Palmira Julia Tello, Spanish propagandist and militiawoman (b.1920)
  • 2018: Jo Jo White, American basketball player (b.1946).
  • 2019: John Bogle, American investor, business magnate and philanthropist (b.1929).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

January 16 – A Day as Today – Celebrations

  • Angola: Independence Day.
  • Benin: Day of the martyrs.
  • Spain: Festivity of San Fulgencio, Patron of the Diocese of Cartagena.
  • United States: Prohibition Remembrance Day.
  • Russia: Russian Winter Festival.
  • El Salvador: Commemoration of the signing of the Peace Accords.
  • Buddhism: Shinran.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

January 16 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Marcellus I, Pope (309).
  • saint Danacto or Danax of Aulona, martyr (s. inc.).
  • Saint Melas de Rinocorurua, bishop (c. 390).
  • Saint Honoratus of Arles, bishop (429).
  • Saint James of Tarantasia, bishop (5th century).
  • Saint Titian of Oderzo, bishop (5th century).
  • Saint Leobato, abbot (5th century).
  • Saint Triverius of Dombes, priest and hermit (c. 550).
  • Saint Furseo, abbot (1105).
  • saints Berardo, Otón, Pedro, Acursio and Aiuto or Adyuto, martyrs of the Order of Friars Minor (1226).
  • Blessed José Vaz, priest, of the Congregation of the Oratory (1711).
  • Blessed José Antonio Tovini (1897).
  • Blessed Juana María Countess Lluch, virgin (1916).

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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January 16 – A Day as Today – Zodiac sign

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