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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Saturday, 30 May 2015

1697  Johann Pfeiffer, composer on this day in history.  

1700  Russia replaces Byzantine with Julian calendar on January - 01.  

1700  Protestant West-Europe (except England) begin using Gregorian calendar on January - 01.  

1700  Russia replaces Byzantines with Julian calendar on January - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history paul Revere, silversmith/US patriot (British are coming)  

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  On this day in history giovanni Furno, composer  

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  On January - 01 johann F von Cronegk, German playwright (Codrus), dies at 26  

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

1770  Date of action in the opera "Madeleine" on this day in history.  

1772  First traveler's cheques go on sale in London, can be used in 90 European cities on this day in history.  

1772  The firt traveler's checks issued (London) on January - 01.  

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

1776  General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag on this day in history.  

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  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  Lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence was born on January - 01.  

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 January - 01.  

1481  On this day in history birth of huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant reformer  

1484  Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant leader (d. 1531) was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 01 death of telemachus, Roman monk, murdered  

0898  On January - 01 odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39  

0962  Boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies on January - 01.  

1204  Death of King Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170) on this day in history.  

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

1502  On January - 01 gregorius XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italy, pope (1572-85), dies  

1515  On January - 01 louis XII, "the Justified" king of France (1498-1515), dies at 52