1616 in History – What happened in year 1616

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.

Know what happened in 1616:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
05 March Nicolaus Copernicus's De revolutionibus orbium coelestium, describing his heliocentric theory of the solar system, was banned by the Roman Catholic Church.
05 MarchNicolaus Copernicus's De revolutionibus orbium coelestium,describing his heliocentric theory of the Solar System, was prohibitedby the Roman Catholic Church.
25 OctoberThe Dutch sailing ship Eendracht reached Shark Bay on thewestern coastline of Australia, as documented on the Hartog Plate etchedby explorer Dirk Hartog.
05 MarchNicolaus Copernicus's De revolutionibus orbium coelestium,describing his heliocentric theory of the Solar System, was prohibitedby the Roman Catholic Church.
05 MarchNicolaus Copernicus's De revolutionibus orbium coelestium, describing his heliocentric theory of the Solar System, was prohibited by the Roman Catholic Church.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1616:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 DecemberJohn Wallis / Mathematician / United Kingdom
11 OctoberAndreas Gryphius / Poet / Germany
13 January Antoinette Bourignon / Author / France
19 MayJohann Jakob Froberger / Composer / Germany
20 OctoberThomas Bartholin / Physician / Denmark
24 MayJohn Maitland / Politician / Scotland

More years: 1606 | 1616 | 1626 | 1636 | 1646 | 1656 | 1666 | 1676 | 1686 | 1696 || 1516 | 1616 | 1716 | 1816 | 1916

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