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

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

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

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  On this day in history zen Buddhist religious debate between Tendai & Shingon  

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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  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 January - 21.  

1542  Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard on this day in history.  

1571  On January - 21 john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam)  

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

1604  On January - 21 tsar Ivan IV defeats the False Dmitri, who claims to be the true tsar  

1604  On January - 21 tsar Ivan IV defeats False Dmitri, who claims to be the true tsar  

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

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

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 this day in history count Miklos of Zrinyi sets out to battle Turkish invasion army  

1665  On January - 21 domenico Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 72  

1670  Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright, dies at 80 on January - 21.  

1677  On this day in history the first medical publication in America (pamphlet on smallpox), Boston  

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

1704  Willem B Schepers, Dutch merchant/ship owner, dies at about 83 on this day in history.  

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 January - 21.  

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 January - 21.  

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  John Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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  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  On January - 21 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  

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