In history, year 1616 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1616.
Top Historical Events of the Year 1616 ⚡:
|Date/Month||Event / Incidence / Incident|
|05 march||Nicolaus Copernicus's De revolutionibus orbium coelestium, describing his heliocentric theory of the Solar System, was prohibited by the Roman Catholic Church.|
|25 october||The Dutch sailing ship Eendracht reached Shark Bay on thewestern coastline of Australia, as documented on the Hartog Plate etchedby explorer Dirk Hartog.|
|03 May||The French Civil War ended after the Loudun Agreement. The war which originally began as a power struggle between the Queen Mother Marie de Medici's favorite Concino Concini (most recently the Marquis d'Ancre) and Henri II de Condé, was the front line for the throne of Louis XIII.|
|10 February||British Ambassador Sir Thomas Roe came to Ajmer at the court of the Mughal ruler Jahangir.|
Famous birthdays in the year 1616:
|Date/Month||Name / Profession / Country|
|03 December||John Wallis / Mathematician / United Kingdom|
|11 October||Andreas Gryphius / Poet / Germany|
|13 January||Antoinette Bourignon / Author / France|
|19 May||Johann Jakob Froberger / Composer / Germany|
|20 October||Thomas Bartholin / Physician / Denmark|
|24 May||John Maitland / Politician / Scotland|
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