What Happened Today 16 December In Indian History , Today In Indian History
16 - December - 1515
Affonso de Albuquerque, who is regarded as the real founder of Portuguese power in India, died at the age of 73 years.
16 - December - 1770
Ludwig Van Beethoven, greatest musician, poet and innovator, was born.
16 - December - 1867
Amy Carmichael, Scotch Irish missionary, was born. She went to India in 1895 under the Zenana Missionary Society, remaining there without furlough until her death 56 years later. An invalid during her last 20 years, she worked to rescue children from the Hindus.