Historical Events Happened In January - 04
Saturday, 29 August 2015
0274 St Eutychian begins his reign as Catholic Pope on January - 04.
0838 On this day in history babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred
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 January - 04 battle at Reading: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
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 On this day in history 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 Columbus left new world on return from first voyage on this day in history.
1493 On this day in history columbus left new world on return from 1st voyage
1519 First Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz) on January - 04.
1519 -6] 1st Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz) on this day in history.
1567 Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect on this day in history.
1570 On this day in history spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew"
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 this day in history.
1584 On this day in history tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44
1604 On January - 04 jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)
1612 Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on January - 04.
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 On this day in history the birth of Sir Isaac Newton, British scientist
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 this day in history.
1695 On January - 04 duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies
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 January - 04.
1707 On January - 04 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 On January - 04 antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer
1720 Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist on this day in history.
1725 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London on this day in history.
1725 On January - 04 benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724]