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Historical Events Happened In January - 21

Friday, 27 May 2016

0879  Boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies on January - 21.  

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  On January - 21 paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies  

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 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  On January - 21 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1626  John Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62 on January - 21.  

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

1643  On January - 21 dutch mariner Abel Tasman discovers Tonga in the Pacific  

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

1664  On January - 21 count Miklós of Zrinyi sets out to battle Turkish invasion army  

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

1665  On this day in history domenico Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 72  

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

1683  On this day in history anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury, dies at 61  

1686  On January - 21 nicolas-Francois Blondel, French architect, dies  

1704  On January - 21 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 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 January - 21.  

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

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 January - 21.  

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

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

1746  On January - 21 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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1546  Death of Azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491) on this day in history.  

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

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