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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Saturday, 22 November 2014

1697  On this day in history johann Pfeiffer, composer  

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

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 January - 01.  

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 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 January - 01 william Wycherley, dramatist (The Country Wife), dies at about 75  

1723  On January - 01 christian Friedrich Gregor, composer  

1729  On this day in history the birth of Edmund Burke, British Author  

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

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

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

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

1739  On January - 01 j B C Bouvet de Lozier discovers Bouvet Island, near Antarctica  

1745  On this day in history "Mad" Anthony Wayne, general  

1748  Giovanni Furno, composer on this day in history.  

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  Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history date of action in the opera "Madeleine"  

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

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

1777  Micah Hawkins, composer on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of charles, The Angry One, king of Navarra (1349-87)  

1431  Alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503) was born on January - 01.  

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

1449  Lorenzo de' Medici, Italian statesman (d. 1492) was born on January - 01.  

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  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  On this day in history basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies  

0404  On this day in history death of telemachus, Roman monk, murdered  

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  Death of King Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170) on January - 01.  

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  Louis XII, "the Justified" king of France (1498-1515), dies at 52 on this day in history.