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Historical Events Happened In January - 21

Sunday, 01 May 2016

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 January - 21 german King Heinrich IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness  

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

1189  On this day in history philip II, Henry II & Richard Lion-Hearted initiate 3rd Crusade  

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

1276  On January - 21 pierre de Tarantaise elected Pope Innocent V  

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

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

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  On this day in history head inquisitor Adrian Florisz Boeyens elected pope  

1525  On this day in history 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 ZĂŒrich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union.  

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

1542  Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard on this day in history.  

1571  John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam) on January - 21.  

1596  On January - 21 john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66  

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

1604  Tsar Ivan IV defeats False Dmitri, who claims to be the true tsar on January - 21.  

1609  On this day in history joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68  

1626  John Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1638  On this day in history ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570)  

1643  Dutch mariner Abel Tasman discovers Tonga in the Pacific on January - 21.  

1659  Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect on this day in history.  

1664  On this day in history count Miklós of Zrinyi sets out to battle Turkish invasion army  

1664  On this day in history count Miklos of Zrinyi sets out to battle Turkish invasion army  

1665  Domenico Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 72 on January - 21.  

1670  Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1677  The first medical publication in America (pamphlet on smallpox), Boston on this day in history.  

1677  1st medical publication in America (pamphlet on smallpox), Boston on this day in history.  

1683  Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

1704  Willem B Schepers, Dutch merchant/ship owner, dies at about 83 on this day in history.  

1732  Russia & Persia sign Treaty of Riascha on January - 21.  

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1337  On January - 21 birth of charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80)  

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

1571  On this day in history birth of john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam)  

1659  Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born on January - 21.  

1721  James Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794) was born on January - 21.  

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  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0304  On January - 21 death of saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291)  

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

0917  Death of Erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880) on this day in history.  

1118  On this day in history paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies  

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

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

1546  On January - 21 death of azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491)  

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

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