Historical Events Happened In January - 04
Friday, 27 November 2015
0274 On this day in history st Eutychian begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0838 Babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred on January - 04.
0871 On this day in history battle at Reading Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
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 Battle at Reading: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on this day in history.
1334 Amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye on January - 04.
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 Columbus left new world on return from first voyage on this day in history.
1493 Columbus left new world on return from 1st voyage on January - 04.
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 On January - 04 spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew"
1579 Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar on January - 04.
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 January - 04.
1604 On this day in history jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)
1612 Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on January - 04.
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 On this day in history 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 Most of the Palace of Whitehall in London, the main residence of the English monarchs, is destroyed by fire on January - 04.
1701 On January - 04 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 January - 04.
1717 On January - 04 antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer
1720 On this day in history johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist
1725 On January - 04 benjamin Franklin arrives in London
1725 On this day in history benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724]