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Historical Events For January - 04

Friday, 24 February 2017

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

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

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

0871  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 on January - 04.  

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

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

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

1490  On January - 04 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 January - 04 columbus left new world on return from first voyage  

1493  On this day in history columbus left new world on return from 1st voyage  

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1519  First Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz) on January - 04.  

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

1567  On January - 04 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  Jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe) on this day in history.  

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 January - 04 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 this day in history.  

1678  Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on January - 04.  

1695  On January - 04 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 January - 04.  

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

1717  On January - 04 antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer  

1720  On January - 04 johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

1725  On this day in history benjamin Franklin arrives in London  

1725  Benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724] on January - 04.  

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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 January - 04 birth of amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye  

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

1567  Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect was born on this day in history.  

1579  On January - 04 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  On this day in history birth of jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)  

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

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Famous Deaths In January - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  Death of Babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred on January - 04.  

1248  Death of King Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207) on this day in history.  

1428  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  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 January - 04.  

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