Historical Events For January - 10
Saturday, 25 February 2017
0069 Roman emperor Galba adopts Marcus Piso Licinianus as Caesar on this day in history.
0236 St Fabian begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0681 On January - 10 agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies
0866 Lin-chi I-hsuan, [J Rinzai Gigen], Zen teacher, dies on January - 10.
0976 On this day in history john I Tzimisces, co-emperor of Byzantium (969-76), dies at 51
1072 Palermo falls to Robert Guiscard and his brother Roger, who begin to conquer all of Sicily on this day in history.
1072 On January - 10 robert Guiscard conquers Palermo
1271 Otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies on this day in history.
1276 Gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies on this day in history.
1356 German emperor Charles I delegates Golden Degree on this day in history.
1429 On this day in history order of the Golden Fleece established in Austria-Hungary & Spain
1429 On January - 10 order of Golden Fleece established in Austria-Hungary & Spain
1430 On January - 10 duke Philip the Good marries Isabella of Portugal
1430 Order of the Guilder forms on this day in history.
1475 Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui on this day in history.
1502 Hendrik Niclaes, German/Dutch merchant/cult leader (Children of God) on January - 10.
1514 On this day in history complutensian New Testament in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek & Latin finished
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 January - 10.
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 Archbishop William Laud is beheaded at the Tower of London on this day in history.
1645 On January - 10 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 Gasparo Visconti, composer on this day in history.
1701 Johann Caspar Simon, composer on January - 10.
1731 On January - 10 charles Farnese becomes duke of Parma/Piacenza
1738 Ethan Allen, Revolutionary War fighter (lead the Green Mtn Boys) on January - 10.
1747 Abraham L Breguet, French clock maker on this day in history.
1754 Daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51 on this day in history.
1760 On January - 10 johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, composer