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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

1697  Johann Pfeiffer, composer on January - 01.  

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 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 January - 01.  

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

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

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

1723  Christian Friedrich Gregor, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1730  On this day in history 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  "Mad" Anthony Wayne, general on January - 01.  

1748  On January - 01 giovanni Furno, composer  

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

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 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 this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history micah Hawkins, composer  

1777  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  Lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence was born on January - 01.  

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

1484  On January - 01 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 January - 01.  

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

1387  On January - 01 karel de Boze, king of Navarra (1349-87), dies  

1502  On this day in history 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.