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Historical Events Happened In January - 18

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

0336  St Mark elected Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

0350  General Maxentius drives out Western Roman emperor Constans on this day in history.  

0474  On this day in history leo II briefly becomes Byzantine emperor.  

0532  On this day in history nika uprising at Constantinople fails, 30-40,000 die  

1126  On this day in history emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong.  

1307  On this day in history german king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf king of Bohemia  

1367  On this day in history pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46  

1478  Grand Duke Ivan II of Moscow occupies Novgorod on this day in history.  

1479  Louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1486  King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV on this day in history.  

1520  Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats the Swedes at Lake Asunde on this day in history.  

1520  Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde on this day in history.  

1535  Francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru on this day in history.  

1535  On this day in history the city of Lima, capital of present-day Peru, is founded by Spanish conquistadors on the central Pacific coast of South America.  

1543  On this day in history alfonso Ferrabosco, composer  

1580  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1591  King Naresuan of Siam kills Crown Prince Minchit Sra of Burma in single combat, for which this date is now observed marked as Royal Thai Armed Forces day on this day in history.  

1641  On this day in history francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois)  

1644  Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's first UFO sighting on this day in history.  

1644  1st UFO sighting in America, by perplexed pilgrims in Boston on this day in history.  

1650  French Prince Louis II of Condé captured on this day in history.  

1650  On this day in history french Prince Louis II of Condé captured  

1657  Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau) on this day in history.  

1659  Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1664  Moise Amyrault, French theologist/vicar, dies on this day in history.  

1666  On this day in history adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56  

1671  On this day in history pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panamá  

1671  On this day in history pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panama  

1677  John A van Riebeeck, Dutch founder Cape Colony, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1685  On this day in history tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized  

1689  The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher on this day in history.  

1689  On this day in history charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)  

1691  English king Willem III travels to The Hague on this day in history.  

1701  On this day in history frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

0885  On this day in history birth of daigo, Emperor of Japan (d. 930)  

1519  Isabella Jagiełło, queen of Hungary (d. 1559) was born on this day in history.  

1543  On this day in history birth of alfonso Ferrabosco, composer  

1641  Francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois) was born on this day in history.  

1657  Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau) was born on this day in history.  

1672  Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731) was born on this day in history.  

1685  Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1688  Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0052  Death of Publius Clodius Pulcher (murdered) (b. 93 BC) on this day in history.  

0474  Death of Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (b. 401) on this day in history.  

1367  Pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1425  On this day in history death of edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (b. 1391)  

1471  Death of Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (b. 1419) on this day in history.  

1479  Louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1580  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1586  Death of Margaret of Austria, regent of The Netherlands (b. 1522) on this day in history.