Historical Events Happened In January - 04
Sunday, 29 March 2015
0274 On this day in history st Eutychian begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0838 Babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred on January - 04.
0871 On this day in history battle at Reading Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
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 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 January - 04.
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 this day in history.
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 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 Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar on January - 04.
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 In France, Samuel de Champlain receives the dowry of his wife Helene Boulle on this day in history.
1642 King Charles I with 400 soldiers attacks the English parliament on January - 04.
1643 The birth of Sir Isaac Newton, British scientist on January - 04.
1643 On January - 04 isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS]
1678 Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on January - 04.
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 January - 04.
1707 On January - 04 louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies
1710 Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo) on January - 04.
1717 On this day in history netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance
1717 On January - 04 antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer
1720 Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist on January - 04.
1725 On January - 04 benjamin Franklin arrives in London
1725 On January - 04 benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724]