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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Sunday, 07 February 2016

1697  Johann Pfeiffer, composer on January - 01.  

1700  On this day in history russia replaces Byzantine with Julian calendar  

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

1701  Great Britain & Ireland union is in effect, creating United Kingdom on this day in history.  

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 January - 01.  

1709  On this day in history johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder  

1714  Kristijonas Donelaitis, Lutheran pastor, Lithuanian poet (The Seas) on this day in history.  

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

1729  Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [NS=Jan 12] on January - 01.  

1730  On this day in history daniel Finch, 2nd earl of Nottingham, dies at 82  

1734  John F E Acton, cruel premier of Naples on January - 01.  

1735  Paul Revere, silversmith/US patriot (British are coming) on this day in history.  

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

1745  On January - 01 "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  Elizabeth Griscom (Betsy) Ross, flag maker on this day in history.  

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  John Kinker, Dutch linguist/philosopher/poet (Minderjarige Zangster) on January - 01.  

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

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

1777  Micah Hawkins, composer on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of ali al-Rida, Shia Imam (d. 818)  

1387  Charles, The Angry One, king of Navarra (1349-87) was born on this day in history.  

1431  On this day in history birth of alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503)  

1449  On January - 01 birth of lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence  

1449  Lorenzo de' Medici, Italian statesman (d. 1492) was born on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

0404  On January - 01 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 January - 01.  

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

1387  On this day in history 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 January - 01.  

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