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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Friday, 31 October 2014

1697  On this day in history johann Pfeiffer, composer  

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

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  On this day in history pietro Sanmartini, composer, dies at 64  

1701  On this day in history great Britain & Ireland union is in effect, creating United Kingdom  

1707  On January - 01 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  On this day in history johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder  

1714  Kristijonas Donelaitis, Lutheran pastor, Lithuanian poet (The Seas) on January - 01.  

1716  On January - 01 william Wycherley, dramatist (The Country Wife), dies at about 75  

1723  On January - 01 christian Friedrich Gregor, composer  

1729  On January - 01 the birth of Edmund Burke, British Author  

1729  On January - 01 edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [NS=Jan 12]  

1730  Daniel Finch, 2nd earl of Nottingham, dies at 82 on January - 01.  

1734  On this day in history 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  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 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  John Kinker, Dutch linguist/philosopher/poet (Minderjarige Zangster) on January - 01.  

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

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  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 January - 01 micah Hawkins, composer  

1777  On January - 01 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  On this day in history birth of alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503)  

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 January - 01.  

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  Odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39 on this day in history.  

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

1204  Death of King Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170) on January - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

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