Historical Events Happened In January - 04
Wednesday, 29 July 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 On January - 04 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 On this day in history battle at Reading: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
1334 On January - 04 amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye
1357 On this day in history flemish Earl Louis & Luxembourg Duke Wenceslaus sign peace treaty
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 this day in history.
1519 -6] 1st Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz) on January - 04.
1567 Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect on January - 04.
1570 Spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew" on this day in history.
1579 Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar on this day in history.
1581 On January - 04 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 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 In France, Samuel de Champlain receives the dowry of his wife Helene Boulle on this day in history.
1642 King Charles I with 400 soldiers attacks the English parliament on January - 04.
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 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 January - 04.
1707 On January - 04 louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies
1710 Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo) on this day in history.
1717 On January - 04 netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance
1717 Antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer on this day in history.
1720 Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist on January - 04.
1725 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London on January - 04.
1725 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724] on January - 04.