Historical Events For January - 22
Thursday, 19 January 2017
0565 Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus on this day in history.
0871 Battle at Basing: Danish invasion army beats Ethelred of Wessex on January - 22.
1336 Louis III, last Earl of Loon, dies on January - 22.
1371 On January - 22 king Robert II Stuart of Scotland crowned
1440 Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania on January - 22.
1506 The first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrive at the Vatican on this day in history.
1510 Jews are expelled from Colmar Germany on this day in history.
1517 Turks conquer Cairo on this day in history.
1521 On this day in history emperor Charles V opens the Diet of Worms.
1528 On January - 22 england & France declare war on Emperor Charles V
1531 On January - 22 andrea del Sarto, Italian painter, dies at 44
1552 Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, beheaded for treason on this day in history.
1561 On January - 22 the birth of Francis Bacon, English politician and philospher
1561 Francis Bacon, England, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum) on January - 22.
1571 On this day in history robert Bruce Cotton, English antiquary, politician
1575 English queen Elizabeth I grants Thomas Tallis & William Byrd music press monopoly on this day in history.
1581 On January - 22 joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies
1584 On this day in history parts of Switzerland adopt Gregorian calendar (& parts in 1812)
1588 On January - 22 pope Sixtus V decrees "Immense aeterni" (Reformed curia)
1592 On January - 22 pierre Gassendi, Champtercier Provence, scientist/philosopher
1599 On this day in history cristofano Malvezzi, composer, dies at 51
1640 On January - 22 erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55
1649 On January - 22 pascal Collasse, composer
1655 On January - 22 geleyn Evertsen, lt-admiral (Zealand)
1673 Postal service between New York & Boston inaugurated on this day in history.
1689 Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords on January - 22.
1690 On this day in history iroquois tribes renew allegiance to the English against the French
1690 On January - 22 iroquois tribes renew allegiance to British against French
1700 Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer, dies at 39 on January - 22.
1707 On this day in history carl Hockh, composer
1709 Joseph Reipel, composer on this day in history.
1727 Claude-Benigne Balbastre, composer on January - 22.
1729 On January - 22 g E Lessing, writer
1733 On this day in history philip Carteret, British Naval Officer