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Historical Events Happened In January - 21

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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

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

1077  German King Heinrich IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness on this day in history.  

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

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  Pierre de Tarantaise elected Pope Innocent V on January - 21.  

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

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 January - 21 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  On January - 21 juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489)  

1542  On this day in history parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard  

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

1596  On January - 21 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  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 this day in history ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570)  

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

1659  On this day in history adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

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

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

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

1670  On January - 21 honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright, dies at 80  

1677  On January - 21 the first medical publication in America (pamphlet on smallpox), Boston  

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

1683  On January - 21 anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury, dies at 61  

1686  On this day in history nicolas-Francois Blondel, French architect, dies  

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

1732  On January - 21 russia & Persia sign Treaty of Riascha  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1337  On this day in history 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  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 January - 21 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  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 this day in history 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 January - 21.  

1118  Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on January - 21.  

1519  On January - 21 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  Death of Azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491) on January - 21.  

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