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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

1697  Johann Pfeiffer, composer on January - 01.  

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 January - 01 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 this day in history.  

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.  

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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 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  John F E Acton, cruel premier of Naples on this day in history.  

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  "Mad" Anthony Wayne, general on this day in history.  

1748  On January - 01 giovanni Furno, composer  

1752  On January - 01 the birth of Betsy Ross, American flagmaker  

1752  On this day in history elizabeth Griscom (Betsy) Ross, flag maker  

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  On this day in history john Kinker, Dutch linguist/philosopher/poet (Minderjarige Zangster)  

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  Date of action in the opera "Madeleine" on this day in history.  

1772  On this day in history 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 January - 01.  

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

1777  Micah Hawkins, composer on January - 01.  

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

1449  Lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1484  Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant leader (d. 1531) was born on January - 01.  

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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 January - 01.  

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

0962  On January - 01 boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies  

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  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.  

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