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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Saturday, 31 January 2015

1697  On January - 01 johann Pfeiffer, composer  

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  On this day in history russia replaces Byzantines with Julian calendar  

1701  On this day in history pietro Sanmartini, composer, dies at 64  

1701  On January - 01 great Britain & Ireland union is in effect, creating United Kingdom  

1707  John V succeeds his father Pedro II as king of Portugal on this day in history.  

1707  Jacob V succeeds his father Pedro II as king of Portugal on this day in history.  

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

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

1716  On January - 01 william Wycherley, dramatist (The Country Wife), dies at about 75  

1723  On January - 01 christian Friedrich Gregor, composer  

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

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

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

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  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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history frans E Jacobus III, Old Pretender, king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies  

1768  Jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1770  Date of action in the opera "Madeleine" on January - 01.  

1772  On January - 01 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  Gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag on January - 01.  

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

1777  On January - 01 micah Hawkins, composer  

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 January - 01 birth of charles, The Angry One, king of Navarra (1349-87)  

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

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

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1387  Karel de Boze, king of Navarra (1349-87), dies on January - 01.  

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

1515  Louis XII, "the Justified" king of France (1498-1515), dies at 52 on January - 01.