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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]  

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

1334  Amadeus VI of Savoy (d. 1383) was born on January - 04.  

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

1579  Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar was born on this day in history.  

1581  James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) was born on January - 04.  

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

1643  Isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS] was born on January - 04.  

Famous Deaths In January - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  On this day in history death of babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred  

1248  On this day in history death of king Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207)  

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

1564  On this day in history death of hosokawa Ujitsuna, Japanese military commander (b. 1514)  

1584  On January - 04 tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44  

1612  On this day in history henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62  

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

1695  On January - 04 duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies  

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