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Historical Events Happened In January - 15

Thursday, 24 April 2014

0069  On this day in history otho seizes power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor of Rome, but only rules for three months before committing suicide.  

0069  On this day in history servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), lynched at 70  

0708  On this day in history sisinnius begins his reign as Pope (dies 20 days later)  

0936  King Rudolph of France on this day in history.  

0946  On this day in history caliph al-Mustaqfi blinded/ousted  

1208  On this day in history peter of Castelnau, French nobleman, murdered  

1345  Martin Zaccaria, Italo-Greek ruler on this day in history.  

1346  On this day in history emperor Louis IV of Bavaria gives his wife Margaretha, Holland/Zealand  

1432  Afonso V "the African", king of Portugal (1438-1481) on this day in history.  

1507  On this day in history johann Oporinus [Herbster], Swiss book publisher (Koran)  

1535  Henry VIII declares himself head of English Church on this day in history.  

1552  France signs secret treaty with German Protestants on this day in history.  

1559  On this day in history coronation of British Queen Elizabeth I  

1559  On this day in history elizabeth the First is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey.  

1562  3rd sitting of Council of Trente opens on this day in history.  

1567  On this day in history black Box, [Catherine Quinol], Guadeloupe, vocalist (Love Sensation)  

1582  On this day in history russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to the Baltic  

1582  On this day in history russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to Baltic  

1586  Battle at Boxum Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army on this day in history.  

1586  On this day in history battle at Boxum: Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army  

1622  On this day in history the birth of Molière, French writer  

1680  French explorer Sieur de la Salle builds Fort Crèvecoeur on this day in history.  

1684  On this day in history caspar Netscher, Dutch portrait painter, dies at about 48  

1705  Walraad, the Young, earl of Nassau-Ottweiler/gov of Nijmegen, dies on this day in history.  

1715  Georg C Wagenzeil, Austria (court)composer/pianist on this day in history.  

1716  Philip Livingston, American businessman and politician (signed Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.  

1730  John Malchair, composer on this day in history.  

1733  On this day in history joseph Lederer, composer  

1742  On this day in history eugene Godecharle, composer  

1744  Charles-Hubert Gervais, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1752  On this day in history tobias Smollett publishes pamphlet accusing Fielding of plagiarism  

1754  On this day in history riot at burial of doelist Daniel Raap in Amsterdam  

1755  On this day in history azzolino Bernardino Della Ciaia, composer, dies at 83  

1759  British Museum opens in Montague House, London on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1432  On this day in history birth of afonso V "the African", king of Portugal (1438-1481)  

1481  Ashikaga Yoshizumi, Japanese shogun (b. 1511) was born on this day in history.  

1507  On this day in history birth of johann Oporinus [Herbster], Swiss book publisher (Koran)  

1538  Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (d. 1599) was born on this day in history.  

1567  Black Box, [Catherine Quinol], Guadeloupe, vocalist (Love Sensation) was born on this day in history.  

1622  On this day in history birth of molière, French playwright (d. 1673)  

1671  On this day in history birth of abraham de la Pryme, English antiquarian (d. 1704)  

1674  On this day in history birth of prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French writer (d. 1762)  

Famous Deaths In January - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  On this day in history death of servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), lynched at 70  

0570  Death of Saint Ita, Irish nun (b. 475) on this day in history.  

0936  On this day in history death of king Rudolph of France  

1208  On this day in history death of peter of Castelnau, French nobleman, murdered  

1345  On this day in history death of martin Zaccaria, Italo-Greek ruler  

1481  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshizumi, Japanese shogun (b. 1511)  

1595  Death of Murat III, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1546) on this day in history.  

1672  On this day in history death of john Cosin, English clergyman (b. 1594)