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Historical Events Happened In January - 04

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

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

0838  Babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred on this day in history.  

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

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 January - 04 columbus left new world on return from first voyage  

1493  Columbus left new world on return from 1st voyage on this day in history.  

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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 January - 04.  

1570  Spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew" on January - 04.  

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

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

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

1618  On this day in history in France, Samuel de Champlain receives the dowry of his wife Helene Boulle.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  On January - 04 ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62  

1707  Louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies on this day in history.  

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 January - 04.  

1720  Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist on January - 04.  

1725  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of emperor Zhezong of Song Dynasty in China (d. 1100)  

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

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

1567  On this day in history birth of franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect  

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 January - 04.  

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

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

1428  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  

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

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