Historical Events Happened In January - 04
Friday, 22 May 2015
0274 On January - 04 st Eutychian begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0838 On January - 04 babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred
0871 On this day in history battle at Reading Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
0871 On this day in history 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 On January - 04 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 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 First Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz) on this day in history.
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 On January - 04 spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew"
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 this day in history.
1584 On January - 04 tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44
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 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 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 Duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies on January - 04.
1698 On January - 04 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 January - 04.
1707 On January - 04 louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies
1710 On January - 04 giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo)
1717 Netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance on January - 04.
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 January - 04 benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724]