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Historical Events Happened In January - 04

Thursday, 31 July 2014

0274  On this day in history st Eutychian begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

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

0871  Battle at Reading Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on this day in history.  

0871  On this day in history 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  Battle at Reading: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on this day in history.  

1334  On this day in history amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye  

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

1490  On this day in history 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.  

1493  On this day in history columbus left new world on return from first voyage  

1493  Columbus left new world on return from 1st voyage on this day in history.  

1519  On this day in history first Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz)  

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

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

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

1579  Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar on this day in history.  

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

1584  On this day in history tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44  

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

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

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

1642  On this day in history king Charles I with 400 soldiers attacks the English parliament  

1643  The birth of Sir Isaac Newton, British scientist on this day in history.  

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

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

1695  Duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo)  

1717  Netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance on this day in history.  

1717  On this day in history antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer  

1720  On this day in history johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

1725  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye  

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 this day in history birth of willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar  

1581  James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) was born on this day in history.  

1604  Jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe) was born on this day in history.  

1643  Isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS] was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of king Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207)  

1428  Death of Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, 'The Warlike' (b. 1370) on this day in history.  

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

1584  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1612  On this day in history henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62  

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