Historical Events For January - 04
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
0274 On this day in history st Eutychian begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0838 On this day in history babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred
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 January - 04.
1334 On this day in history 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 Columbus left new world on return from first voyage on January - 04.
1493 Columbus left new world on return from 1st voyage on January - 04.
1519 First Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz) on January - 04.
1519 On January - 04 -6] 1st Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz)
1567 On January - 04 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 January - 04.
1581 On this day in history 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 Jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe) on this day in history.
1612 Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1618 On January - 04 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 On January - 04 the birth of Sir Isaac Newton, British scientist
1643 Isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS] on January - 04.
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 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 On January - 04 ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62
1707 Louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies on this day in history.
1710 On this day in history 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 On this day in history johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist
1725 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London on January - 04.
1725 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724] on this day in history.