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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

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1697  Johann Pfeiffer, composer on January - 01.  

1700  On January - 01 russia replaces Byzantine with Julian calendar  

1700  Protestant West-Europe (except England) begin using Gregorian calendar on this day in history.  

1700  Russia replaces Byzantines with Julian calendar on January - 01.  

1701  Pietro Sanmartini, composer, dies at 64 on January - 01.  

1701  On this day in history great Britain & Ireland union is in effect, creating United Kingdom  

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

1707  Jacob V succeeds his father Pedro II as king of Portugal on January - 01.  

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

1714  Kristijonas Donelaitis, Lutheran pastor, Lithuanian poet (The Seas) on January - 01.  

1716  William Wycherley, dramatist (The Country Wife), dies at about 75 on January - 01.  

1723  On January - 01 christian Friedrich Gregor, composer  

1729  The birth of Edmund Burke, British Author on January - 01.  

1729  On this day in history edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [NS=Jan 12]  

1730  Daniel Finch, 2nd earl of Nottingham, dies at 82 on January - 01.  

1734  John F E Acton, cruel premier of Naples on this day in history.  

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

1739  J B C Bouvet de Lozier discovers Bouvet Island, near Antarctica on this day in history.  

1745  On this day in history "Mad" Anthony Wayne, general  

1748  Giovanni Furno, composer on January - 01.  

1752  On this day in history the birth of Betsy Ross, American flagmaker  

1752  On January - 01 elizabeth Griscom (Betsy) Ross, flag maker  

1753  On January - 01 louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer, dies at 55  

1758  Johann F von Cronegk, German playwright (Codrus), dies at 26 on January - 01.  

1764  On January - 01 john Kinker, Dutch linguist/philosopher/poet (Minderjarige Zangster)  

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  On January - 01 date of action in the opera "Madeleine"  

1772  On this day in history first traveler's cheques go on sale in London, can be used in 90 European cities  

1772  On this day in history the firt traveler's checks issued (London)  

1776  On January - 01 gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag  

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

1777  Micah Hawkins, composer on January - 01.  

1777  On January - 01 emanuele Barbella, composer, dies at 58  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0766  On January - 01 birth of ali al-Rida, Shia Imam (d. 818)  

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

1431  Alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503) was born on January - 01.  

1449  On this day in history birth of lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence  

1449  Lorenzo de' Medici, Italian statesman (d. 1492) was born on January - 01.  

1467  Sigismund I, the old, king of Poland was born on this day in history.  

1481  On this day in history birth of huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant reformer  

1484  On this day in history birth of huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant leader (d. 1531)  

Famous Deaths In January - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0379  Basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies on January - 01.  

0404  Death of Telemachus, Roman monk, murdered on January - 01.  

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

0962  On January - 01 boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies  

1204  Death of King Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170) on this day in history.  

1387  On this day in history karel de Boze, king of Navarra (1349-87), dies  

1502  On January - 01 gregorius XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italy, pope (1572-85), dies  

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

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