Historical Events For January - 10
Thursday, 21 September 2017
0069 Roman emperor Galba adopts Marcus Piso Licinianus as Caesar on January - 10.
0236 On January - 10 st Fabian begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0681 On this day in history agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies
0866 Lin-chi I-hsuan, [J Rinzai Gigen], Zen teacher, dies on this day in history.
0976 John I Tzimisces, co-emperor of Byzantium (969-76), dies at 51 on January - 10.
1072 On January - 10 palermo falls to Robert Guiscard and his brother Roger, who begin to conquer all of Sicily
1072 Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo on this day in history.
1271 Otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies on this day in history.
1276 Gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies on January - 10.
1356 On January - 10 german emperor Charles I delegates Golden Degree
1429 On January - 10 order of the Golden Fleece established in Austria-Hungary & Spain
1429 Order of Golden Fleece established in Austria-Hungary & Spain on this day in history.
1430 On this day in history duke Philip the Good marries Isabella of Portugal
1430 Order of the Guilder forms on this day in history.
1475 On January - 10 stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui.
1502 Hendrik Niclaes, German/Dutch merchant/cult leader (Children of God) on this day in history.
1514 Complutensian New Testament in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek & Latin finished on this day in history.
1542 On January - 10 gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
1550 1st sitting of "Vurige Chamber" in Paris on this day in history.
1628 Jan Theunisz Blanckerhoff, [Jan Maet], seascape painter) on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history niels Stensen, Danish astronomer
1642 On January - 10 king Charles I & family flee London for Oxford
1644 On January - 10 louis Boufflers, marshall of France
1645 On January - 10 archbishop William Laud is beheaded at the Tower of London.
1645 On this day in history william Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, beheaded for treason at 71
1663 King Charles II affirms charter of Royal African Company on this day in history.
1674 On January - 10 jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84
1683 On January - 10 gasparo Visconti, composer
1701 Johann Caspar Simon, composer on this day in history.
1731 On this day in history charles Farnese becomes duke of Parma/Piacenza
1738 On January - 10 ethan Allen, Revolutionary War fighter (lead the Green Mtn Boys)
1747 Abraham L Breguet, French clock maker on this day in history.
1754 Daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51 on January - 10.
1760 On January - 10 johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, composer