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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

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1697  On January - 01 johann Pfeiffer, composer  

1700  On January - 01 russia replaces Byzantine with Julian calendar  

1700  On this day in history protestant West-Europe (except England) begin using Gregorian calendar  

1700  On January - 01 russia replaces Byzantines with Julian calendar  

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

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

1709  Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder on this day in history.  

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  Christian Friedrich Gregor, composer on January - 01.  

1729  On this day in history the birth of Edmund Burke, British Author  

1729  On January - 01 edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [NS=Jan 12]  

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

1734  On this day in history john F E Acton, cruel premier of Naples  

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

1739  On January - 01 j B C Bouvet de Lozier discovers Bouvet Island, near Antarctica  

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

1748  Giovanni Furno, composer on this day in history.  

1752  On January - 01 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  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  On January - 01 frans E Jacobus III, Old Pretender, king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies  

1768  On this day in history jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73  

1770  On January - 01 date of action in the opera "Madeleine"  

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

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

1776  On this day in history gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag  

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

1777  On this day in history 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  Charles, The Angry One, king of Navarra (1349-87) was born on this day in history.  

1431  On January - 01 birth of alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503)  

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

1449  On January - 01 birth of lorenzo de' Medici, Italian statesman (d. 1492)  

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

1481  On January - 01 birth of huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant reformer  

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 this day in history death of telemachus, Roman monk, murdered  

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

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

1204  On January - 01 death of king Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170)  

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 this day in history.  

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