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Historical Events Happened In January - 04

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

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

0871  Battle at Reading Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on this day in history.  

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

1334  On January - 04 amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye  

1357  On this day in history flemish Earl Louis & Luxembourg Duke Wenceslaus sign peace treaty  

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  Columbus left new world on return from first voyage on January - 04.  

1493  On January - 04 columbus left new world on return from 1st voyage  

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1519  On January - 04 first Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz)  

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

1567  On January - 04 franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect  

1570  On January - 04 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  On January - 04 james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)  

1584  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1604  On this day in history 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  On January - 04 johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71  

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 this day in history.  

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 January - 04.  

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  Antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer on January - 04.  

1720  Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist on this day in history.  

1725  Benjamin Franklin arrives in London on January - 04.  

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  On this day in history birth of emperor Zhezong of Song Dynasty in China (d. 1100)  

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

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

1567  Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect was born on January - 04.  

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  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 January - 04.  

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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 this day in history.  

1248  Death of King Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207) on January - 04.  

1428  Death of Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, 'The Warlike' (b. 1370) on this day in history.  

1564  Death of Hosokawa Ujitsuna, Japanese military commander (b. 1514) on this day in history.  

1584  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1612  Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on January - 04.  

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

1695  Duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies on January - 04.  

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