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Historical Events Happened In January - 05

Saturday, 26 July 2014

1066  Edward de Belijder, the Confessor, king of England (1043-66), dies on this day in history.  

1349  On this day in history margaretha of Bavaria names her son Willem V earl of Holland/Zealand  

1387  Pedro IV, king of Aragon/conqueror of Sicily, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1425  John of Bavaria/Bayern, liege of Holland/Zealand/Dordrecht, poisoned on this day in history.  

1438  Pope Eugenius IV deallocated council of Basel to Ferrara on this day in history.  

1463  On this day in history french poet François Villon banished from Paris  

1463  On this day in history french poet Francois Villon banished from Paris  

1463  French poet François Villon banished from Paris 1477 Battle at Nancy, Burgundy vs Switzerland, 7000+ killed 1500 Duke Ludovico Sforza's troops reconquer Milan 1531 Pope Clemens VII forbids English king Henry VIII to re-marry 1554 Great fire in Eindhoven Netherlands 1589 In 1589, Catherine de Medici, Queen of France dies at age 69. 1593 William Louis of Nassau becomes Governor/Viceroy of Drenthe 1616 Samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets off to visit Petun (Tobacco) Nation, south of Nottawasaga Bay, with Father Le Caron. 1638 Petition in Recife Brazil leads to closing of their 2 synagogues 1649 Francesco Cavalli's opera "Giasone," premieres in Venice 1675 Battle at Turkheim (Colmar) French army beats Brandenburg 1709 Sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans 1717 Prussian King Frederik Willem I buys conscript for nobles 1719 England/Hannover/Saxony-Poland/Austria sign anti-Prussian/Russian pact 1757 Failed assassination attempt on French king Louis XV by Damiens 1776 Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its first state constitution 1781 British naval expedition led by Benedict Arnold burns Richmond VA 1795 First Assembly of Lower Canada imposes licensing requirements on taverns, retailers of wine and spirits, and peddlars. 1800 First Swedenborgian temple in US holds first service, Baltimore MD 1802 John Murray names Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia. 1804 Ohio legislature passes first laws restricting free blacks movement 1809 Treaty of Dardanelles concluded between Britain & France 1822 Central America proclaims annexation to Mexican Empire 1825 Alexandre Dumas pare fights his first duel; his pants fall down 1828 First edition of Amsterdam General Trade Journal (Algemeen Handelsblad) 1834 Kiowa Indians record this as the night the stars fell 1836 Davy Crockett arrives in Texas, just in time for the Alamo 1840 Records show 95,820 licensed public houses in England on this date 1841 James Clark Ross (UK) is first to enter pack ice near Ross Ice Shelf 1850 California Exchange opens 1854 Steamship San Francisco wrecked-300 die 1855 USS Plymouth crew skirmish with Chinese troops 1859 The first steamboat sails, Red River 1861 250 Federal troops are sent from New York to Fort Sumter 1861 Alabama troops seize Forts Morgan & Gaines at Mobile Bay 1871 A group of Chinese find a nugget at Dunolly, Victoria, called The Precious, which yields 50.418 kg of pure gold. 1874 The city of Winnipeg holds first civic election. Only 304 voters were registered, but 331 ballots are cast. go figure 1875 CDR Edward Lull begins expedition to locate best ship canal route across Panama. 1875 Charles Garnier's new Opera opens in Paris 1875 President Grant sends federal troops to Vicksburg MS 1888 Dutch Heidemaatschappij established 1895 French Captain Alfred Dreyfus, convicted of treason, publicly stripped of his rank; later declared innocent 1896 German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen's discovers x-rays 1903 San Francisco-Hawaii telegraph cable opens for public use 1904 England beat Australia at the MCG, Rhodes 7-56 & 8-68 1905 Charles Perrine announces discovery of Jupiter's 7th satellite, Elara 1905 National Association of Audubon Society incorporates 1909 Colombia recognizes Panama's independence 1911 Portuguese expel Jesuits 1911 San Francisco has it's first air meet 1913 Inspector-General of Imperial Forces Ian Hamilton arrives in Quebec to inspect Canadian troops. 1914 James Cox of Ford Motor Co announces wages will jump from $2.40/9-hour day to $5.00/8-hour day 1916 Austria-Hungary offensive against Montenegro 1918 British premier Lloyd George demand for unified peace 1919 National Socialist Party (Nazi) forms as German Farmers Party 1463 French poet François Villon banished from Paris on this day in history.  

1477  Battle at Nancy, Burgundy vs Switzerland, 7000+ killed on this day in history.  

1477  Battle at Nancy, Burgundy vs Switzerland,7000+ killed on this day in history.  

1477  On this day in history battle at Nancy, Burgundy vs Switz, 7000+ killed  

1477  Charles, the Bold, duke of Burgundy/writer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1500  On this day in history duke Ludovico Sforza's troops reconquer Milan  

1524  On this day in history marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pecinich, Croatian poet, dies at 73  

1527  Felix Manz, a leader of the Anabaptist congregation in Zürich, is executed by drowning on this day in history.  

1531  On this day in history pope Clemens VII forbids English king Henry VIII to re-marry  

1531  On this day in history pope Clemens VII forbids English king Henry VIII to re-marry. This event leads to the creation of the church of England  

1554  Great fire in Eindhoven Netherlands on this day in history.  

1554  On this day in history great fire in Eindhoven Neth  

1560  On this day in history william Cobbold, composer  

1589  On this day in history catherine de Medici, Queen of France dies at age 69.  

1589  On this day in history in 1589, Catherine de Medici, Queen of France dies at age 69.  

1589  Catherine de' Medici, Queen mother of France, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1592  On this day in history shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal  

1592  Willem II, Duke of Gulik/Kleef/Gelre, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

1593  On this day in history william Louis of Nassau becomes Governor/Viceroy of Drenthe  

1595  Ercole Procaccini, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.  

1596  Henry Lawes, English composer on this day in history.  

1603  Pieter Adriaansz van der Werff, mayor of Lead, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1616  On this day in history samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets off to visit Petun (Tobacco) Nation, south of Nottawasaga Bay, with Father Le Caron.  

1638  Petition in Recife Brazil leads to closing of their 2 synagogues on this day in history.  

1649  On this day in history francesco Cavalli's opera "Giasone," premieres in Venice  

1661  Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer on this day in history.  

1675  On this day in history battle at Turkheim (Colmar) French army beats Brandenburg  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1209  On this day in history birth of richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1272)  

1548  On this day in history birth of francisco Suarez, Spanish theologian (d. 1617)  

1560  On this day in history birth of william Cobbold, composer  

1587  On this day in history birth of xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641)  

1592  On this day in history birth of shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal  

1596  Henry Lawes, English composer was born on this day in history.  

1614  Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (d. 1662) was born on this day in history.  

1661  On this day in history birth of jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer  

Famous Deaths In January - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0842  Death of Al-Mu'tasim, Abbasid caliph (b. 794) on this day in history.  

1066  Edward de Belijder, the Confessor, king of England (1043-66), dies on this day in history.  

1387  On this day in history pedro IV, king of Aragon/conqueror of Sicily, dies at 67  

1400  Death of John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English politician (executed) (b. ca. 1350) on this day in history.  

1425  On this day in history death of john of Bavaria/Bayern, liege of Holland/Zealand/Dordrecht, poisoned  

1448  Death of Christopher of Bavaria (b. 1416) on this day in history.  

1465  On this day in history death of charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (b. 1394)  

1477  On this day in history charles, the Bold, duke of Burgundy/writer, dies at 43