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Historical Events Happened In January - 04

Friday, 21 November 2014

0274  St Eutychian begins his reign as Catholic Pope on January - 04.  

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

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  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  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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1604  Jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe) on January - 04.  

1612  Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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  On January - 04 the birth of Sir Isaac Newton, British scientist  

1643  On this day in history 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  Duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies on this day in history.  

1698  On this day in history 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  On January - 04 giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo)  

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 this day in history.  

1725  On January - 04 benjamin Franklin arrives in London  

1725  Benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724] on this day in history.  

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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 January - 04.  

1334  On this day in history birth of amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye  

1334  On this day in history birth of amadeus VI of Savoy (d. 1383)  

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

1579  Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar was born on January - 04.  

1581  On January - 04 birth of james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)  

1604  Jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe) was born on this day in history.  

1643  On this day in history birth of isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS]  

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  On this day in history death of king Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207)  

1428  On January - 04 death of frederick I, Elector of Saxony, 'The Warlike' (b. 1370)  

1564  Death of Hosokawa Ujitsuna, Japanese military commander (b. 1514) on January - 04.  

1584  On this day in history tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44  

1612  On January - 04 henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62  

1678  Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1695  Duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies on this day in history.