Historical Events Happened In January - 04
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
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 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 Amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye on this day in history.
1357 On January - 04 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 January - 04 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 January - 04 first Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz)
1519 -6] 1st Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz) on this day in history.
1567 Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect on January - 04.
1570 Spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew" on January - 04.
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 On January - 04 tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44
1604 Jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe) on January - 04.
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 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 Isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS] on January - 04.
1678 Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on January - 04.
1695 Duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies on this day in history.
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 On January - 04 ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62
1707 Louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies on this day in history.
1710 Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo) on this day in history.
1717 On January - 04 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 this day in history benjamin Franklin arrives in London
1725 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724] on this day in history.