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Historical Events Happened In January - 04

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

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 this day in history.  

0871  On January - 04 battle at Reading: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army  

1334  On this day in history amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye  

1357  Flemish Earl Louis & Luxembourg Duke Wenceslaus sign peace treaty on January - 04.  

1490  On January - 04 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.  

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

1493  On January - 04 columbus left new world on return from 1st voyage  

1519  First Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz) on January - 04.  

1519  -6] 1st Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz) on this day in history.  

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 January - 04.  

1579  Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar on this day in history.  

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 this day in history jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)  

1612  On this day in history henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62  

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  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  Netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance on this day in history.  

1717  On this day in history antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer  

1720  On January - 04 johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

1725  Benjamin Franklin arrives in London on this day in history.  

1725  On this day in history benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724]  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1077  On January - 04 birth of emperor Zhezong of Song Dynasty in China (d. 1100)  

1334  Amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye was born on January - 04.  

1334  On January - 04 birth of amadeus VI of Savoy (d. 1383)  

1567  On January - 04 birth of franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect  

1579  On January - 04 birth of willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar  

1581  On this day in history 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.  

Famous Deaths In January - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1248  Death of King Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207) on this day in history.  

1428  On January - 04 death of frederick I, Elector of Saxony, 'The Warlike' (b. 1370)  

1564  On January - 04 death of hosokawa Ujitsuna, Japanese military commander (b. 1514)  

1584  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1612  On this day in history henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62  

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