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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Saturday, 01 August 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 this day in history.  

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

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  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  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  On this day in history christian Friedrich Gregor, composer  

1729  The birth of Edmund Burke, British Author on January - 01.  

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

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

1748  On this day in history giovanni Furno, composer  

1752  On this day in history 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  On this day in history johann F von Cronegk, German playwright (Codrus), dies at 26  

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 January - 01.  

1768  Jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73 on January - 01.  

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

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

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

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

1776  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history birth of lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence  

1449  On January - 01 birth of lorenzo de' Medici, Italian statesman (d. 1492)  

1467  On January - 01 birth of sigismund I, the old, king of Poland  

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

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  Death of Telemachus, Roman monk, murdered on this day in history.  

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

0962  On this day in history boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies  

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 January - 01 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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