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Historical Events Happened In January - 21

Tuesday, 22 July 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  German King Heinrich IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1276  On this day in history 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  Zen Buddhist religious debate between Tendai & Shingon on this day in history.  

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

1522  Head inquisitor Adrian Florisz Boeyens elected pope on this day in history.  

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

1571  On this day in history john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam)  

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  On this day in history joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68  

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

1638  On this day in history ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570)  

1643  On this day in history dutch mariner Abel Tasman discovers Tonga in the Pacific  

1659  On this day in history 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  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  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  On this day in history anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury, dies at 61  

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

1338  On this day in history birth of king Charles V of France (d. 1380)  

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

1659  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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