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Historical Events Happened In January - 04

Thursday, 05 March 2015

0274  St Eutychian begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

0838  Babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred on this day in history.  

0871  Battle at Reading Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on January - 04.  

0871  On January - 04 ethelred of Wessex is defeated by Danish forces at Reading, gains a brilliant victory 4 days later at Ashdown, is defeated January 22 at Basing, triumphs again March 2 at Marton in Wiltshire, but dies in April  

0871  On January - 04 battle at Reading: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army  

1334  Amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye on January - 04.  

1357  Flemish Earl Louis & Luxembourg Duke Wenceslaus sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

1490  Anna of Brittany announces that all those who would ally with the king of France will be considered guilty of the crime of lese-majesty on January - 04.  

1493  Columbus left new world on return from first voyage on January - 04.  

1493  On January - 04 columbus left new world on return from 1st voyage  

1519  First Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz) on this day in history.  

1519  On this day in history -6] 1st Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz)  

1567  On this day in history franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect  

1570  Spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew" on this day in history.  

1579  On this day in history willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar  

1581  James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) on January - 04.  

1584  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44 on January - 04.  

1604  On January - 04 jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)  

1612  On January - 04 henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62  

1618  On this day in history in France, Samuel de Champlain receives the dowry of his wife Helene Boulle.  

1642  King Charles I with 400 soldiers attacks the English parliament on January - 04.  

1643  On this day in history the birth of Sir Isaac Newton, British scientist  

1643  On January - 04 isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS]  

1678  On January - 04 johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71  

1695  On this day in history duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies  

1698  On this day in history most of the Palace of Whitehall in London, the main residence of the English monarchs, is destroyed by fire.  

1701  Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1707  Louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies on this day in history.  

1710  On January - 04 giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo)  

1717  On this day in history netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance  

1717  Antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer on January - 04.  

1720  Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist on January - 04.  

1725  On January - 04 benjamin Franklin arrives in London  

1725  On this day in history benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724]  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1077  Emperor Zhezong of Song Dynasty in China (d. 1100) was born on this day in history.  

1334  Amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye was born on this day in history.  

1334  On this day in history birth of amadeus VI of Savoy (d. 1383)  

1567  On this day in history birth of franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect  

1579  On January - 04 birth of willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar  

1581  On this day in history birth of james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)  

1604  On this day in history birth of jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)  

1643  On this day in history birth of isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS]  

Famous Deaths In January - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  On this day in history death of babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred  

1248  Death of King Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207) on January - 04.  

1428  On this day in history death of frederick I, Elector of Saxony, 'The Warlike' (b. 1370)  

1564  On this day in history death of hosokawa Ujitsuna, Japanese military commander (b. 1514)  

1584  On January - 04 tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44  

1612  Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1678  Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1695  On this day in history duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies