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Historical Events Happened In January - 21

Thursday, 24 April 2014

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1189  Philip II, Henry II & Richard Lion-Hearted initiate 3rd Crusade on this day in history.  

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

1276  On this day in history pierre de Tarantaise elected Pope Innocent V  

1276  On this day in history pierre de Tarantaise elected Pope Innocence V  

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

1324  On this day in history zen Buddhist religious debate between Tendai & Shingon  

1337  On this day in history charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80)  

1522  On this day in history head inquisitor Adrian Florisz Boeyens elected pope  

1525  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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1609  Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

1638  Ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570) on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1686  Nicolas-Francois Blondel, French architect, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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 this day in history.  

1721  On this day in history birth of james Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794)  

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

1743  On this day in history birth of john Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton)  

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

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

1519  On this day in history death of vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475)  

1527  On this day in history death of juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489)  

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

1596  On this day in history john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66