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Historical Events Happened In January - 04

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

0274  On January - 04 st Eutychian begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0838  On January - 04 babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred  

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

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  On this day in history flemish Earl Louis & Luxembourg Duke Wenceslaus sign peace treaty  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1519  -6] 1st Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz) on January - 04.  

1567  On January - 04 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  On January - 04 willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar  

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

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

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

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

1618  In France, Samuel de Champlain receives the dowry of his wife Helene Boulle on January - 04.  

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

1643  On January - 04 the birth of Sir Isaac Newton, British scientist  

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

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  Most of the Palace of Whitehall in London, the main residence of the English monarchs, is destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

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

1707  On January - 04 louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies  

1710  On this day in history giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo)  

1717  On January - 04 netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance  

1717  On this day in history antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer  

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

1725  Benjamin Franklin arrives in London on January - 04.  

1725  On January - 04 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  On this day in history birth of emperor Zhezong of Song Dynasty in China (d. 1100)  

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

1334  Amadeus VI of Savoy (d. 1383) was born on this day in history.  

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  On January - 04 birth of james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)  

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

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

1248  On January - 04 death of king Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207)  

1428  On January - 04 death of frederick I, Elector of Saxony, 'The Warlike' (b. 1370)  

1564  Death of Hosokawa Ujitsuna, Japanese military commander (b. 1514) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1695  On January - 04 duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies