What Happened on January 16, 1547

Historical Events

Tsarist Russia

Ivan IV the Terrible, aged 17, crowns himself the 1st tsar of Moscow

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Schöner, German polymath, astronomer and cartographer (Schöner globes), dies at 70
1547 Highlights

About January 16, 1547

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 476 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn