Historical Events Happened In January - 04
Sunday, 07 February 2016
0274 St Eutychian begins his reign as Catholic Pope on January - 04.
0838 Babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
0871 Battle at Reading: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on this day in history.
1334 On January - 04 amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye
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 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 On January - 04 -6] 1st Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz)
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 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 January - 04.
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 this day in history.
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 January - 04.
1643 Isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS] on January - 04.
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 January - 04 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 On this day in history louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies
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 this day in history.
1720 On January - 04 johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist
1725 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London on this day in history.
1725 On January - 04 benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724]