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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

1697  Johann Pfeiffer, composer on January - 01.  

1700  Russia replaces Byzantine with Julian calendar on this day in history.  

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  On January - 01 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 January - 01.  

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

1709  Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder on this day in history.  

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

1730  On January - 01 daniel Finch, 2nd earl of Nottingham, dies at 82  

1734  On this day in history john F E Acton, cruel premier of Naples  

1735  On this day in history 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  On January - 01 "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 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 this day in history.  

1766  Frans E Jacobus III, Old Pretender, king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies on January - 01.  

1768  On January - 01 jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73  

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

1772  First traveler's cheques go on sale in London, can be used in 90 European cities on January - 01.  

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

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

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

1777  On this day in history micah Hawkins, composer  

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  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 January - 01.  

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 January - 01.  

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

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  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  Boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.