History – 16 January 2019

Important events of January 16

  • 1547 – Ivan IV became the Jar of Russia ‘Ivan the Taribil’.
  • 1556 – Emperor Carroll of Spain chose his son Phillip II as his successor.
  • 1581 – British Parliament declared Roman Catholicism illegal.
  • 1681 – The magnificent coronation of Sambhaji, son of Kshatrapati Shivaji in Raigarh fort of Maharashtra occurred.
  • 1761 – The British removed the rights of the French from Pondicherry.
  • 1769 – A well-organized horse race was organized for the first time in the eleven of Calcutta (now Kolkata).
  • 1846 – A two-day war between the two countries began with the invasion of America on Mexico.
  • 1920 – In the United States, banning the sale and sale of alcohol has been banned, with the beginning of the ban period in this country.
  • 1920 – The League of Nations has its first council meeting in Paris.
  • 1943 – First Air Attack of the U.S. Air Force on the Ambon Island of Indonesia.
  • 1947 – Vincent Aurel is elected President of France.
  • 1955 – formally inaugurated the Khadgavasala National Defense Academy in Pune.
  • 1969 – The exchange of members in space for the first time between Soviet spacecraft ‘Soyuz 4’ and ‘Soyuz 5’.
  • 1989 – The Soviet Union announces its plan for a two-year human campaign for Mars.
  • 1991 – ‘First Gulf War’ (US military action against Iraq begins)
  • 1992 – Algeria’s leader Mohamed Bu Xiafe returned to Sweden and was sworn in as the President of the 5-member President’s Council. They were removed from the country to France where they spent 27 years.
  • 1992 – Extradition Treaty between India and Britain
  • 1995 – Agreement between Russian Prime Minister Victor Chernomiridin and Chechnya Delegation to prevent civil war in Chechnya
  • 1996 – Scientists of Hubble Space Telescope claim to find more than 100 new galaxies in space.
  • 1992 – Algeria’s leader Mohamed Bu Xiafe returned to Sweden and was sworn in as the President of the 5-member President’s Council. They were removed from the country to France where they spent 27 years.
  • 1992 – Extradition Treaty between India and Britain
  • 1995 – Agreement between Russian Prime Minister Victor Chernomiridin and Chechnya Delegation to prevent civil war in Chechnya
  • 1996 – Scientists of Hubble Space Telescope claim to find more than 100 new galaxies in space.
  • 2006 – Virendra Sehwag and Rahul Dravid played a record partnership of 410 runs for the second wicket in Indian history for the first wicket against Pakistan in Lahore.
  • 2006 – Socialist leader Michael Bachelet was elected Chile’s first woman president
  • 2008 – The Supreme Court gives the Central Government two weeks time to present the draft plan for the Sethusamudram project.
  • 2009- Mumbai defeats Uttar Pradesh to win the Ranji Trophy for the 38th time.
  • 2013 – 24 killed in bomb blasts in Syria’s Idliab

The person born on January 16

  • 1630 – Guru Hararai – seventh Guru of the Sikhs.
  • 1889 – Taha Hussein, a famous writer and writer of Egypt, was born.
  • 1926 – o. P. Nayyar- The famous musician.
  • 1927 – Kamini Kaushal – Famous Actress and TV Artist from Hindi films
  • 1946 – Kabir Bedi, Famous Actor.

Death on January 16

  • 1865 – French writer and philosopher Pierre Joesf Proudhon dies Their book ‘What is ownership?’ He received great fame from
  • 1901 – Mahadev Govind Ranade – The famous nationalist, social reformer, scholar and jurist of India.
  • 1938 – Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyaya – The Amar Kathasilpi and the well-known novelist of Bengali language.
  • 1962 – Ramnaresh Tripathi – Important poet of the pre-empirical era
  • 1966 – T.L. Vaswani – Famous writer, educationist and campaigner of Indian culture.
  • 1989 – Prem Najir (Abdul Khadir) – One of the biggest stars in Malayalam cinema, is the world record for playing the lead role in more than 600 films.

Important Events and Festivals of January 16

  • Mr. Kabir Bedi Jayanti
  •  Mahadev Govind Ranade Memorial Day.