Eurasia Ferry hijacked by armed militants

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Eurasia Ferry hijacked by armed militants

January 16 is the 16th day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left before the end of the year is 349.

Railways

  • January 16, 1889 American citizen Lafeyet de Feriz receives the privilege of the Thessaloniki-Monastery line.
  • 16 January 1902 Sultan’s will on Baghdad railway agreement.
  • January 16, 1919 The British occupy the 5th chamber of Haydarpasa station and seize the coffers of the Anatolia-Baghdad Company.
  • 16 January 1939 The new platform hall is opened at Istanbul Sirkeci station.
  • 1969 – The Metroliner train enters service.

Olaylar

  • 1547 – Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible is crowned.
  • 1556-II. Felipe became King of Spain.
  • 1595 – Sultan III. Murat died at the age of 48. III. Mehmet ascended the throne.
  • 1795 – France occupies the Dutch city of Utrecht.
  • 1804 – French physicist Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac soars 7.016m in a hydrogen balloon, setting a record that would not be broken for the next 50 years.
  • 1846 – The first Ministry of Agriculture (Ministry) is created.
  • 1914 – Establishment of Altay SK.
  • 1920 – The League of Nations holds its first meeting in Paris.
  • 1925 – In the Soviet Union, Leon Trotsky is dismissed as war commissar.
  • 1928 – The work for voice and piano by Cemal Reşit Rey entitled “12 Anatolian Turks” is performed for the first time.
  • 1928 – Doctor Âefik Hüsnü Deymer and the Turkish Communist Party trial of his friends begins.
  • 1929 Nikolai Bukharin, in disagreement with – Josef Stalin, resigns from the presidency of the Communist International.
  • [1945-AdolfHitlersettlesinFührerbunker[1945-AdolfHitlers’installeauFührerbunker
  • 1952 – Journalist and writer Ercüment Ekrem Talu receives the French “Légion d’honneur”. The author was deemed worthy of this award for his contributions to Franco-Turkish cultural relations.
  • 1956 – The International Press Institute announces that there is pressure on the press in Turkey.
  • 1960 – Istanbul Workers’ Insurance Institution Hospital was opened by President Celal Bayar.
  • 1961 – The United States of America donated $43 million to Turkey.
  • 1965 – In Karakurt village, Kırkağaç district of Manisa, reactionaries rose up and attacked teachers. The Deputy Governor of Kırkağaç District, who went to the scene, was seriously injured by the villagers with stones and wood. 23 people were arrested.
  • 1969 – The Metroliner train enters service.
  • 1970 – Muammar Gaddafi becomes Prime Minister of Libya.
  • 1979 – Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi leaves Iran with his family and settles in Egypt.
  • 1979 – Revolutionary Democratic Culture Associations, “Expulsion of non-Kurdish officials from the region to the East” A primary school teacher was beaten by a mob in Mardin Kızıltepe because his decision was not respected by the state and he was told to leave town.
  • 1980 – Scientists succeed in producing interferon.
  • 1983 – Turkish Airlines “Afyon” plane crashes in Ankara: 47 people die.
  • 1985 – Populist Party (HP) MP Bahriye Üçok had proposed a law that would punish men who commit adultery. Parliament rejected the proposal.
  • 1986 – The first meeting of the special Internet engineering force.
  • 1986 – The International PEN Congress convened in New York calls on the Turkish government to reconsider its position on writers.
  • 1987 – Chinese Communist Party leader Hu Yaobang resigns following student protests in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on January 1; was replaced by Zao Ziyang.
  • 1991 – The United States launches air raids and missile attacks on Iraq. Operation Dead Storm, Iraq’s industrial and war potential completely destroyed and set the stage for the invasion of the country in 2003.
  • 1992 – The Salvadoran government and rebels sign a treaty in Mexico City, ending a 75-year civil war that has claimed the lives of at least 12 people.
  • 1992 – Hatip Dicle and Leyla Zana from the People’s Labor Party resign from the Populist Social Democratic Party.
  • 1996 – Birth of Jennie Kim.
  • 1996 – “Eurasia ferry” is taken hostage in the port of Trabzon with 177 passengers and 55 crew members by armed militants and taken to “Istanbul”. Activists said they wanted to draw attention to the Chechnya problem.
  • 1998 – With the closure of the Prosperity Party by the Constitutional Court, Necmettin Erbakan is banned from politics.
  • 2000 – Ricardo Lagos is elected the first socialist president of Chile since Salvador Allende.
  • 2002 – The UN Security Council decides to freeze all assets of Osama bin Laden and members of the Taliban.
  • 2003 – The space shuttle Columbia departs Cape Canaveral (USA). (The shuttle disintegrated upon returning to Earth on February 1, and the 7-man flight crew lost their lives).
  • 2005 – Adriana Iliescu became the world’s oldest mother, giving birth aged 66.
  • 2006 – Mehmet Ali A¤ca goes to GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital with his lawyer Mustafa Demirba¤ to do his military service. Demirbağ, the result of the inspection, is delivered to Ağca. unfit for military service reported that the report was given.
  • 2010 – Events in Istanbul, which is the “European Capital of Culture 2010”, started with celebrations at seven different locations in the city.

births

  • 1409 – René I, King of Naples (ö. 1480)
  • 1477 – Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)
  • 1536 – Yi I, neo-Confucian Korean philosopher and writer (ö. 1584)
  • 1728 – Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (d. 1800)
  • 1749 – Vittorio Alfieri, Italian playwright (d. 1803)
  • 1821 – John C. Breckinridge, American politician, lawyer, soldier, and 14th Vice President of the United States (died 1875)
  • 1836-II. Francis, last king of the Two Sicilies (died 1894)
  • 1836 – Inoue Kaoru, Japanese politician (died 1915)
  • 1838 – Franz Brentano, German psychologist and philosopher (died 1917)
  • 1849 – Eugène Carrière, French Symbolist painter and lithographer (died 1906)
  • 1853 – André Michelin, French engineer and industrialist (ö. 1931)
  • 1853 – Ian Hamilton, Senior British Army Officer (ö. 1947)
  • 1855 – Eleanor Marx, Marxist writer and political activist (ö. 1898)
  • 1859 – Jón Magnússon, Prime Minister of Iceland (died 1926)
  • 1861 – Lady Dilpesend, II. Fifth wife of Abdulhamid (died 1901)
  • 1878 – Harry Carey, American actor (ö. 1947)
  • 1878 – Mehmed Abdulkadir Efendi, II. Son of Abdülhamid and Bidâr Kadınefendi (died 1944)
  • 1885 – Michel Plancherel, Swiss mathematician (died 1967)
  • 1890 – Karl Freund, German cinematographer and director (ö. 1969)
  • 1895 – Evripidis Bakircis, Greek military officer and politician (died 1947)
  • 1897 – Bedia Muvahhit, Turkish theater and film artist (first Turkish woman to appear on stage) (ö. 1994)
  • 1901 – Fulgencio Batista, President of Cuba (ö. 1973)
  • 1906 – Abdullah Ziya Kozanooğlu, Turkish architect, entrepreneur, novelist, comic book writer, sports director and 11th president of Besiktas Gymnastics Club (before 1966)
  • 1911 – Eduardo Frei Montalva, Chilean politician (ö. 1982)
  • 1913 – Edoardo Detti, Italian architect and town planner (died 1984)
  • 1924 – Katy Jurado, Mexican actress (ö. 2002)
  • 1932 – Dian Fossey, American ethologist (died 1985)
  • 1933 – Susan Sontag, American author (died 2004)
  • 1935 – Udo Lattek, German coach and former football player (died 2015)
  • 1936 – Halit Øap›n, Turkish journalist and writer (ö. 2006)
  • 1948 – John Carpenter, American director, screenwriter and producer
  • 1950 – Daniel Vischer, Swiss politician (ö. 2017)
  • 1958 – Andrey Bal, Ukrainian footballer and coach (ö. 2014)
  • 1958 – Ayşenur İslam, Turkish politician
  • 1959 – Sade, Nigerian singer and songwriter
  • 1971 – Vuslat Doğan Sabancı, Turkish journalist and businessman
  • 1972 – Gökhan Ertan, Turkish photographer (died 2012)
  • 1972 – Ümran Kıyman, Turkish boxer (ö. 2012)
  • 1973 – Josie Davis, American actress
  • 1974 – Kate Moss, British model
  • 1975 – Ayça Binöl, Turkish actress
  • 1976 – Debbie Ferguson, Bahamian Athlete
  • 1979 – Aaliyah, American singer (died 2001)
  • 1982 – Tuncay Å anlı, Turkish footballer
  • 1983 – Emanuel Pogatetz, Austrian footballer
  • 1983 – Erkan Kolçak Köstendil, Turkish actor and singer
  • 1985 – Craig Jones, British motorcycle racer (died 2008)
  • 1985 – Şahika Ercümen, Turkish freediver and underwater hockey player
  • 1996 – Jennie Kim, South Korean singer

Armed

  • 1263 – Shinran, Japanese Buddhist monk (died 1173)
  • 1299 – Hüsameddin Lâçin, Mamluk sultan (born?)
  • 1391 – V. Muhammed, Emir of Gırnata (d. 1338)
  • 1545 – George Spalatin, German reformer (died 1484)
  • 1595-III. Murad, 12th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1546)
  • 1598 – Fyodor I, Russian Tsar (b. 1557)
  • 1710 – Higashiyama, 113th Emperor of Japan (b. 1675)
  • 1794 – Edward Gibbon, English historian (b. 1737)
  • 1806 – Nicolas Leblanc, French physicist, surgeon and chemist (d. 1742)
  • 1852 – John Payne Todd, married James Madison whose mother was to become President of the United States (died 1792)
  • 1864 – Cheoljong, 25th King of the Joseon Kingdom (b. 1831)
  • 1885 – Edmond About, French writer, novelist and publisher (born in 1828)
  • 1886 – Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (born in 1834)
  • 1891 – Léo Delibes, French composer (died 1836)
  • 1896 – Ali Afkati, Ottoman journalist (died 1848)
  • 1933 – Bekir Sami Kunduh, Turkish politician and diplomat (First Turkish Foreign Minister) (b. 1867)
  • 1949 – Vasily Degtyaryov, Russian weapons designer (b. 1880)
  • 1957 – Arturo Toscanini, Italian conductor and violinist (born 1867)
  • 1969 – Petras Klimas, Lithuanian diplomat, writer and historian (b. 1891)
  • 1979 – August Heissmeyer, Schutzstaffelprominent member of (born 1897)
  • 2005 – Recep Birgit, Turkish classical music artist (b. 1920)
  • 2007 – Ron Carey, American actor (born in 1935)
  • 2013 – Burhan Doğançay, Turkish painter and photographer (born in 1929)
  • 2013 – Pauline Phillips, American radio host and activist (b. 1918)
  • 2015 – Afet Ilgaz, Turkish writer (born in 1937)
  • 2016 – Carina Jaarnek, Swedish singer (born in 1962)
  • 2017 – Amin Nasir, former Singaporean international football player and manager (b. 1968)
  • 2020 – Christopher Tolkien, English writer (younger son of JRR Tolkien) (born 1924)
  • 2021 – Muammer Sun, Turkish composer (born in 1932)

Holidays and special occasions

  • world hygiene day
  • press pride day

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