Historical Events Happened In January - 04
Thursday, 05 March 2015
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 January - 04.
0871 On January - 04 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 On January - 04 battle at Reading: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
1334 Amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye on January - 04.
1357 Flemish Earl Louis & Luxembourg Duke Wenceslaus sign peace treaty on this day in history.
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 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
1519 First Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz) on this day in history.
1519 On this day in history -6] 1st Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz)
1567 On this day in history franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect
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 January - 04.
1604 On January - 04 jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)
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 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 this day in history 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 Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1707 Louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies on this day in history.
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 Antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer on January - 04.
1720 Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist on January - 04.
1725 On January - 04 benjamin Franklin arrives in London
1725 On this day in history benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724]