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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

1697  Johann Pfeiffer, composer on this day in history.  

1700  Russia replaces Byzantine with Julian calendar on this day in history.  

1700  On January - 01 protestant West-Europe (except England) begin using Gregorian calendar  

1700  On this day in history russia replaces Byzantines with Julian calendar  

1701  Pietro Sanmartini, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1701  Great Britain & Ireland union is in effect, creating United Kingdom on this day in history.  

1707  On January - 01 john V succeeds his father Pedro II as king of Portugal  

1707  On January - 01 jacob V succeeds his father Pedro II as king of Portugal  

1709  On January - 01 johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder  

1714  On January - 01 kristijonas Donelaitis, Lutheran pastor, Lithuanian poet (The Seas)  

1716  On this day in history william Wycherley, dramatist (The Country Wife), dies at about 75  

1723  Christian Friedrich Gregor, composer on January - 01.  

1729  The birth of Edmund Burke, British Author on this day in history.  

1729  Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [NS=Jan 12] on January - 01.  

1730  On January - 01 daniel Finch, 2nd earl of Nottingham, dies at 82  

1734  On January - 01 john F E Acton, cruel premier of Naples  

1735  Paul Revere, silversmith/US patriot (British are coming) on January - 01.  

1739  On this day in history j B C Bouvet de Lozier discovers Bouvet Island, near Antarctica  

1745  On January - 01 "Mad" Anthony Wayne, general  

1748  On January - 01 giovanni Furno, composer  

1752  The birth of Betsy Ross, American flagmaker on this day in history.  

1752  Elizabeth Griscom (Betsy) Ross, flag maker on January - 01.  

1753  Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer, dies at 55 on January - 01.  

1758  On this day in history johann F von Cronegk, German playwright (Codrus), dies at 26  

1764  John Kinker, Dutch linguist/philosopher/poet (Minderjarige Zangster) on January - 01.  

1766  Frans E Jacobus III, Old Pretender, king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies on this day in history.  

1768  Jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73 on January - 01.  

1770  Date of action in the opera "Madeleine" on this day in history.  

1772  On January - 01 first traveler's cheques go on sale in London, can be used in 90 European cities  

1772  On January - 01 the firt traveler's checks issued (London)  

1776  Gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag on January - 01.  

1776  General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag on this day in history.  

1777  On January - 01 micah Hawkins, composer  

1777  Emanuele Barbella, composer, dies at 58 on January - 01.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0766  Ali al-Rida, Shia Imam (d. 818) was born on January - 01.  

1387  On this day in history birth of charles, The Angry One, king of Navarra (1349-87)  

1431  On this day in history birth of alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503)  

1449  On January - 01 birth of lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence  

1449  On this day in history birth of lorenzo de' Medici, Italian statesman (d. 1492)  

1467  Sigismund I, the old, king of Poland was born on January - 01.  

1481  Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant reformer was born on this day in history.  

1484  Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant leader (d. 1531) was born on January - 01.  

Famous Deaths In January - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0379  On January - 01 basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies  

0404  On January - 01 death of telemachus, Roman monk, murdered  

0898  Odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39 on this day in history.  

0962  Boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

1204  Death of King Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170) on January - 01.  

1387  Karel de Boze, king of Navarra (1349-87), dies on this day in history.  

1502  Gregorius XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italy, pope (1572-85), dies on January - 01.  

1515  On this day in history louis XII, "the Justified" king of France (1498-1515), dies at 52