Historical Events For January - 09
Friday, 20 January 2017
0475 On this day in history byzantine Emperor Zeno is forced to flee his capital at Constantinople.
1150 On January - 09 emperor Xizong of Jin was murdered by Prince Hailing of Jin in a Coup d'état.
1296 On January - 09 earl Floris V signs accord with French king
1317 Phillips V, the Tall, crowned king of France on this day in history.
1349 On January - 09 700 Jews of Basel Switzerland, burned alive in their houses
1428 On this day in history pope Martinus V declares Jacoba van Beierens marriage invalid
1431 Judges' investigations for the trial of Joan of Arc begin in Rouen, France, the seat of the English occupation government on January - 09.
1464 On January - 09 1st meeting of States-General of Netherlands
1493 On this day in history 1st sight of manatees (by Christopher Columbus)
1499 On January - 09 johan Cicero, elector of (Brandenburg, 1486-99), dies at 43
1514 Anna de Bretagne, wife of Maximilian, dies at 36 on January - 09.
1522 Adriaan F Boeyens elected only Dutch pope (Adrian VI) on January - 09.
1554 On January - 09 gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], pope (1621-23)
1558 On this day in history geneva becomes independent from Berne canton, Switzerland
1570 Tsar Ivan the terrible kills 1000-2000 residents of Novgorod on January - 09.
1574 Christoph Buel, composer on January - 09.
1613 On January - 09 samuel de Champlain publishes two volumes of his Voyages, outlining his adventures from 1604 to 1612; with maps of Acadia and the St. Lawrence River
1620 On this day in history johann Weichmann, composer
1666 On this day in history new France Governor Daniel de Remy de Courcelle 1626-1698 leads a 500-man military campaign against the Mohawks
1677 On January - 09 aernout "Aert" van der Neer, cartoonist/landscape painter, dies at 73
1679 On this day in history werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45
1695 John E Loovens, lawyer on January - 09.
1699 On this day in history robert J Pothier, French lawyer
1718 On this day in history france declares war on Spain
1728 On this day in history thomas Warton, poet laureate of England (Pleasures of Melancholy)
1748 On January - 09 stefan Paluselli, composer
1760 Afghans defeat Marathas in battle of Barari Ghat on January - 09.
1768 Philip Astley stages the first modern circus in London on this day in history.
1788 On January - 09 connecticut becomes 5th state
1788 On January - 09 connecticut becomes an American state
1790 Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom, Swedish poet (Lycksalighetens) on this day in history.
1792 On this day in history russia & Turkey sign Peace of Jassy
1793 Dutch Prince Willem V establishes 2 brigades Drive Artillery on this day in history.
1793 Jean Pierre Blanchard makes first balloon flight in North America (Philadelphia) on January - 09.