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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

Thursday, 24 April 2014

0533  Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96 on this day in history.  

0858  Aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies on this day in history.  

0888  On this day in history charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies  

0888  Duke Odo becomes king of West-France on this day in history.  

1049  On this day in history derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle  

1099  On this day in history crusaders set fire to Mara Syria  

1177  Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies on this day in history.  

1307  On this day in history arnoud van Foreest, Dom deacon of Utrecht, dies  

1330  Frederick (III), the Handsome, duke of Austrian/German anti-king, dies on this day in history.  

1381  St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares) on this day in history.  

1406  On this day in history matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile)  

1488  On this day in history hermann Vischer, "the Old", buried  

1505  Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg) on this day in history.  

1547  Earl Henry Howard of Surrey sentenced to death on this day in history.  

1559  Elizabeth I crowned queen of England in Westminster Abbey on this day in history.  

1596  On this day in history jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter  

1599  Edmund Spenser, poet (Faerie Queene), dies at about 46 on this day in history.  

1605  The controversial play Eastward Hoe by Ben Jonson, George Chapman, and John Marston is performed, landing two of the authors in prison on this day in history.  

1607  The Bank of Genoa fails after announcement of national bankruptcy in Spain on this day in history.  

1610  On this day in history galileo Galilei discovers Callisto, 4th satellite of Jupiter  

1616  Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic on this day in history.  

1621  On this day in history jan Pieterszoon Coen's fleet sets sail to Moluccas (from Jacarta)  

1625  Pieter Bruegel "the Older", (Bloemenbruegel), Flemish painter, dies on this day in history.  

1630  On this day in history patent to Plymouth Colony issued  

1651  On this day in history abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver, dies at 86  

1673  On this day in history jean Racine's "Mithridate," premieres in Paris  

1682  Simon van Leeuwen, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1683  Johann Christoph Graupner, German composer on this day in history.  

1690  Gottfried Heinrich Stolzel, composer on this day in history.  

1691  George Fox, founder of Quakers, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1695  On this day in history jonathan Swift ordained an Anglican priest in Ireland  

1702  Peter Rabus, Dutch poet/translator (Great Name Book), dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1727  Johann Christoph Schmugel, composer on this day in history.  

1733  On this day in history james Oglethorpe &130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  On this day in history birth of king Henry II of Castile (d. 1379)  

1381  St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares) was born on this day in history.  

1406  On this day in history birth of matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile)  

1505  Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg) was born on this day in history.  

1562  Mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601) was born on this day in history.  

1596  On this day in history birth of jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter  

1610  Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665) was born on this day in history.  

1616  On this day in history birth of antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

Famous Deaths In January - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0086  On this day in history death of gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC)  

0533  Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96 on this day in history.  

0858  Aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies on this day in history.  

0888  Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies on this day in history.  

1049  On this day in history derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle  

1138  On this day in history death of simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076)  

1151  On this day in history death of abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081)  

1177  Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies on this day in history.