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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

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1697  On January - 01 johann Pfeiffer, composer  

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

1700  On this day in history protestant West-Europe (except England) begin using Gregorian calendar  

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

1701  On this day in history pietro Sanmartini, composer, dies at 64  

1701  Great Britain & Ireland union is in effect, creating United Kingdom on this day in history.  

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 January - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

1723  Christian Friedrich Gregor, composer on this day in history.  

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

1729  Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [NS=Jan 12] on January - 01.  

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

1734  John F E Acton, cruel premier of Naples on this day in history.  

1735  Paul Revere, silversmith/US patriot (British are coming) on January - 01.  

1739  J B C Bouvet de Lozier discovers Bouvet Island, near Antarctica on January - 01.  

1745  "Mad" Anthony Wayne, general on this day in history.  

1748  Giovanni Furno, composer on this day in history.  

1752  On this day in history the birth of Betsy Ross, American flagmaker  

1752  Elizabeth Griscom (Betsy) Ross, flag maker on this day in history.  

1753  Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer, dies at 55 on January - 01.  

1758  Johann F von Cronegk, German playwright (Codrus), dies at 26 on January - 01.  

1764  John Kinker, Dutch linguist/philosopher/poet (Minderjarige Zangster) on January - 01.  

1766  On this day in history frans E Jacobus III, Old Pretender, king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies  

1768  Jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1770  On this day in history date of action in the opera "Madeleine"  

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 this day in history.  

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

1776  On this day in history general George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag  

1777  On this day in history 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 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 January - 01.  

1431  On this day in history birth of alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503)  

1449  Lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence was born on January - 01.  

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

1467  On this day in history 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  On January - 01 basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies  

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

0898  On this day in history odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39  

0962  Boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

1204  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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