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.