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Historical Events Happened In January - 24

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

0041  Gaius Caesar (Caligula), known for his eccentricity and cruel despotism, is assassinated by his disgruntled Praetorian Guards. Claudius succeeds his nephew on this day in history.  

0041  Caligula, [G C Germanicus], Roman emperor (37-41), assassinated at 28 on this day in history.  

0076  On this day in history publius A Hadrianus, 14th Roman Emperor (117-138)  

0661  Ali ibn Abu Talib, kalief of Islam (656-61), murdered on this day in history.  

0772  On this day in history stephen III ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0772  Stefanus III/IV, pope (768-72), dies on this day in history.  

0817  St Paschal I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Stephen IV on this day in history.  

0817  Stefanus IV, pope (816-17), dies on this day in history.  

1076  Synod of Worms: German King Henry IV fires Pope Gregory VII on this day in history.  

1118  On this day in history giovanni Caetani elected Pope Gelasius II  

1328  King Edward III of England marries Philippa of Henegouwen on this day in history.  

1336  Alfonso IV, the Benignant, king of Aragon (1327-36), dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1376  On this day in history richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, English military leader  

1458  Matthias I Corvinus chosen king of Hungary on this day in history.  

1473  Conrad Paumann, German blind organist/composer, dies on this day in history.  

1534  François I signs classified treaty with evangelical German monarchy on this day in history.  

1534  Francois I signs classified treaty with evangelical German monarchy on this day in history.  

1547  Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, executed for treason on this day in history.  

1556  Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000 on this day in history.  

1568  On this day in history abdij Church in Middelburg destroyed by fire  

1568  In the Netherlands, Duke of Alva declares William of Orange an outlaw on this day in history.  

1613  Amsterdam merchant Hans Bontemantel baptized on this day in history.  

1613  Amsterdams merchant Hans Bontemantel baptized on this day in history.  

1616  On this day in history jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver  

1634  On this day in history emperor Ferdinand II declares Albrecht von Wallenstein a traitor  

1639  On this day in history connecticut colony organizes under Fundamental Orders  

1639  On this day in history george Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated  

1644  On this day in history battle at Nantwich Cheshire Parliamentary armies win  

1644  On this day in history battle at Nantwich Cheshire: Parliamentary armies win  

1652  On this day in history duke of Orléans joins Fronde rebels  

1652  Duke of Orleans joins Fronde rebels on this day in history.  

1656  On this day in history the first Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland  

1656  On this day in history 1st Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland  

1659  On this day in history pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1287  Richard Aungerville, English bishop (d. 1345) was born on this day in history.  

1444  On this day in history birth of galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan (d. 1476)  

1638  Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet (d. 1706) was born on this day in history.  

1664  On this day in history birth of john Vanbrugh, London, dramatist/architect (baptized)  

1670  William Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

1674  Thomas Tanner, English bishop (d. 1735) was born on this day in history.  

1679  Christian von Wolff, German philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1705  On this day in history birth of farinelli, [Carlo Broschi], Andria Italy, castrato  

Famous Deaths In January - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0041  Death of Caligula, [G C Germanicus], Roman emperor (37-41), assassinated at 28 on this day in history.  

0661  On this day in history death of ali ibn Abu Talib, kalief of Islam (656-61), murdered  

0772  Stefanus III/IV, pope (768-72), dies on this day in history.  

0817  On this day in history stefanus IV, pope (816-17), dies  

1125  On this day in history death of david IV of Georgia (b. 1073)  

1336  On this day in history alfonso IV, the Benignant, king of Aragon (1327-36), dies at 36  

1366  On this day in history death of alfonso IV of Aragon (b. 1299)  

1376  Death of Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, English military leader on this day in history.