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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Friday, 21 November 2014

1781  On January - 01 1,500 soldiers of the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment under General Anthony Wayne's command rebel against the Continental Army's winter camp in Morristown, New Jersey as part of the Pennsylvania (Continentals; Regiment) Mutiny of 1781.  

1782  On this day in history johann Christian Bach, German composer/Mozarts tutor, dies at 46  

1784  William Beale, composer on January - 01.  

1784  Patrice F earl de Neney, South Neth Secret Council chairman, dies at 67 on January - 01.  

1785  "Daily Universal Register" (Times of London) publishes 1st issue on January - 01.  

1785  On this day in history "Daily Universal Register" (Times of London) publishes first issue  

1787  On this day in history arthur Middleton, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 44  

1788  London's Daily Universal Registrar becomes the Times on January - 01.  

1788  On this day in history quakers in Pennsylvania emancipate their slaves  

1788  On this day in history london's Daily Universal Register becomes the Times  

1789  Christleib Siegmund Binder, composer, dies at 65 on January - 01.  

1793  On this day in history francesco Guardi, Italian painter, dies at 80  

1797  Albany replaces NYC as capital of NY on this day in history.  

1797  On January - 01 albany becomes the capital of New York state  

1797  Albany replaces New York City as capital of NY on this day in history.  

1798  On January - 01 russia appoints 1st Jewish censor to censor Hebrew books  

1798  On this day in history russia appoints first Jewish censor to censor Hebrew books  

1800  Dutch East Indies Company dissolves on January - 01.  

1800  Sydney Nelson, composer on this day in history.  

1800  On January - 01 louis J M Daubenton, France, zoologist, dies at 83  

1801  The Irish Parliament votes to join the Kingdom of Great Britain, forming the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on this day in history.  

1801  On this day in history ireland & Great Britain (England & Scotland) form United Kingdom  

1803  On January - 01 emperor Gia Long orders all bronze wares of the Tây Sơn Dynasty to be collected and melted into nine cannons for the Royal Citadel in Huế, Vietnam.  

1804  On this day in history haiti gains independence from France (National Day)  

1804  Jean Jacques Dessalines proclaims independence of Haiti from France on this day in history.  

1807  Curacao is taken by English (until March, 1816) on this day in history.  

1807  Curaçao is taken by English (until March, 1816) on January - 01.  

1808  African Benevolent Society (education) forms on this day in history.  

1808  On January - 01 importation of slaves into the United States is banned as of January 1 by an act of Congress passed last year, but illegal imports continue  

1808  Sierra Leone becomes a British colony on this day in history.  

1808  On January - 01 congress prohibits importation of slaves  

1809  On this day in history holland Brigade under brig gen Chasse reaches Madrid  

1809  On January - 01 john Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet (Silver Fleet)  

1809  On this day in history holland Brigade under Brigadier General Chassé reaches Madrid  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  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  Basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies on January - 01.  

0404  On January - 01 death of telemachus, Roman monk, murdered  

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 this day in history.  

1387  Karel de Boze, king of Navarra (1349-87), dies on January - 01.  

1502  Gregorius XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italy, pope (1572-85), dies on January - 01.  

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