On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1581

Historical Events

Ivan the Terrible Kills His Son

Tsar Ivan the Terrible attacks his son and heir, Ivan Ivanovich, with a scepter after an argument leading to the latter's death three days later

1581 Highlights

About November 16, 1581

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 440 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio