Historical Events Happened In January - 04
Friday, 03 July 2015
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 Battle at Reading Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on January - 04.
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 January - 04.
0871 Battle at Reading: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on January - 04.
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 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 January - 04.
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.
1519 On January - 04 first Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz)
1519 On January - 04 -6] 1st Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz)
1567 Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect on this day in history.
1570 On this day in history spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew"
1579 On January - 04 willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar
1581 On January - 04 james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)
1584 On this day in history tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44
1604 On January - 04 jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)
1612 Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on January - 04.
1618 On January - 04 in France, Samuel de Champlain receives the dowry of his wife Helene Boulle.
1642 King Charles I with 400 soldiers attacks the English parliament on January - 04.
1643 The birth of Sir Isaac Newton, British scientist on January - 04.
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 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 On this day in history ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62
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 January - 04.
1725 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London on January - 04.
1725 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724] on January - 04.