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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

1697  On this day in history johann Pfeiffer, composer  

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  On January - 01 pietro Sanmartini, composer, dies at 64  

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

1707  On this day in history 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  Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder on January - 01.  

1714  On this day in history kristijonas Donelaitis, Lutheran pastor, Lithuanian poet (The Seas)  

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1716  On January - 01 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 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  On January - 01 john F E Acton, cruel premier of Naples  

1735  On January - 01 paul Revere, silversmith/US patriot (British are coming)  

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  Giovanni Furno, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer, dies at 55  

1758  Johann F von Cronegk, German playwright (Codrus), dies at 26 on this day in history.  

1764  On this day in history 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  On January - 01 jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1777  Micah Hawkins, composer on January - 01.  

1777  Emanuele Barbella, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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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  Alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of sigismund I, the old, king of Poland  

1481  Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant reformer was born on January - 01.  

1484  On January - 01 birth of huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant leader (d. 1531)  

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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 this day in history.  

0898  Odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39 on January - 01.  

0962  On this day in history boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies  

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 this day in history.  

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

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