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Historical Events Happened In January - 21

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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

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

1077  On January - 21 german King Heinrich IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  Head inquisitor Adrian Florisz Boeyens elected pope on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard  

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

1596  On this day in history 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  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  Dutch mariner Abel Tasman discovers Tonga in the Pacific on January - 21.  

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

1664  On January - 21 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  On this day in history 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  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  On January - 21 nicolas-Francois Blondel, French architect, dies  

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 January - 21.  

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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 January - 21.  

1571  On this day in history 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 January - 21.  

1735  Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer was born on January - 21.  

1743  On this day in history 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  Death of Saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291) on January - 21.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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