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Historical Events Happened In January - 21

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0879  On January - 21 boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies  

0917  On January - 21 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  Philip II, Henry II & Richard Lion-Hearted initiate 3rd Crusade on January - 21.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1542  On January - 21 parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard  

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

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 January - 21.  

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 January - 21.  

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  On January - 21 dutch mariner Abel Tasman discovers Tonga in the Pacific  

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

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

1664  On January - 21 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  On this day in history the first medical publication in America (pamphlet on smallpox), Boston  

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

1683  Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury, dies at 61 on January - 21.  

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

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

1732  On this day in history russia & Persia sign Treaty of Riascha  

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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 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 January - 21.  

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

1735  On January - 21 birth of johann Gottfried Eckard, composer  

1743  On January - 21 birth of john Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton)  

1746  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on January - 21.  

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 January - 21.  

0917  Death of Erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880) on January - 21.  

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

1519  Death of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475) on this day in history.  

1527  On January - 21 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 January - 21 john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66