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Historical Events Happened In January - 21

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

0879  On this day in history boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies  

0917  On this day in history erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)  

1077  On this day in history german King Heinrich IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness  

1118  Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on January - 21.  

1189  On January - 21 philip II, Henry II & Richard Lion-Hearted initiate 3rd Crusade  

1189  Philip II, Henry II & Richard Lion hearted initiate 3rd Crusade on January - 21.  

1276  Pierre de Tarantaise elected Pope Innocent V on January - 21.  

1276  Pierre de Tarantaise elected Pope Innocence V on this day in history.  

1287  On this day in history the treaty of San Agayz is signed. Minorca is conquered by King Alfons III of Aragon.  

1324  Zen Buddhist religious debate between Tendai & Shingon on January - 21.  

1337  Charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80) on this day in history.  

1522  Head inquisitor Adrian Florisz Boeyens elected pope on January - 21.  

1525  On January - 21 the Swiss Anabaptist Movement is born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptize each other in the home of Manz's mother in Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union.  

1527  Juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489) on this day in history.  

1542  Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard on January - 21.  

1571  John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam) on this day in history.  

1596  John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66 on January - 21.  

1604  On this day in history tsar Ivan IV defeats the False Dmitri, who claims to be the true tsar  

1604  Tsar Ivan IV defeats False Dmitri, who claims to be the true tsar on this day in history.  

1609  On January - 21 joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68  

1626  On this day in history john Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62  

1638  On January - 21 ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570)  

1643  Dutch mariner Abel Tasman discovers Tonga in the Pacific on this day in history.  

1659  On January - 21 adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

1664  Count Miklós of Zrinyi sets out to battle Turkish invasion army on this day in history.  

1664  Count Miklos of Zrinyi sets out to battle Turkish invasion army on January - 21.  

1665  On January - 21 domenico Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 72  

1670  On this day in history honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright, dies at 80  

1677  The first medical publication in America (pamphlet on smallpox), Boston on January - 21.  

1677  1st medical publication in America (pamphlet on smallpox), Boston on January - 21.  

1683  On January - 21 anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury, dies at 61  

1686  Nicolas-Francois Blondel, French architect, dies on January - 21.  

1704  On this day in history willem B Schepers, Dutch merchant/ship owner, dies at about 83  

1732  Russia & Persia sign Treaty of Riascha on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1337  Charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80) was born on January - 21.  

1338  King Charles V of France (d. 1380) was born on this day in history.  

1571  On January - 21 birth of john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam)  

1659  On January - 21 birth of adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

1721  James Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

1735  On this day in history birth of johann Gottfried Eckard, composer  

1743  John Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton) was born on this day in history.  

1746  On this day in history birth of johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS]  

Famous Deaths In January - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0304  Death of Saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291) on this day in history.  

0879  Boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

0917  On January - 21 death of erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)  

1118  Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on this day in history.  

1519  On January - 21 death of vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475)  

1527  Death of Juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489) on January - 21.  

1546  On this day in history death of azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491)  

1596  John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66 on this day in history.