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Historical Events Happened In January - 31

Friday, 25 April 2014

0314  On this day in history st Silvester I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0876  On this day in history charles becomes king of Italy  

1504  On this day in history by treaty of Lyons, French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon  

1517  Gioseffo Zarlino, composer on this day in history.  

1531  On this day in history kings Ferdinand of Austria/János Zápolyai of Hungary accept each other  

1531  On this day in history kings Ferdinand of Austria/Janos Zapolyai of Hungary accept each other  

1560  On this day in history spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois  

1561  Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies on this day in history.  

1573  On this day in history ambrosius Metzger, composer  

1578  On this day in history battle of Gembloers  

1580  Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on this day in history.  

1596  On this day in history catholic League disjoins  

1601  Pieter de Bloot, Dutch landscape painter on this day in history.  

1605  On this day in history in Tokaido, Japan a major earthquake causes 5,000 deaths. and generates a Tsunami.  

1606  Guy Fawkes, convicted of treason against England's King James I, is executed on this day in history.  

1606  On this day in history guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35  

1607  On this day in history james Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby  

1609  Wisselbank of Amsterdam established on this day in history.  

1612  Hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia on this day in history.  

1614  Nicolas Saboly, composer on this day in history.  

1620  On this day in history georg F von Waldeck, German commander-in-chief  

1623  Francois-Xavier de Laval on this day in history.  

1627  On this day in history spanish government goes bankrupt where did all the New World gold go to?  

1627  On this day in history spanish government goes bankrupt  

1633  On this day in history nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham)  

1675  Cornelia/Dina Olfaarts found not guilty of witchcraft on this day in history.  

1679  On this day in history jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris  

1696  On this day in history revolt of undertakers after funeral reforms (Amsterdam)  

1720  Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654) on this day in history.  

1734  On this day in history julien-Amable Mathieu, composer  

1747  On this day in history grand Pre, Nova Scotia Arthur Noble d1747 British commander at Grand Pre surprised by Villiers; loses 500 men  

1747  On this day in history the first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Lock Hospital.  

1750  On this day in history gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800, 1803-06)  

1759  Francois Devienne, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

0877  On this day in history birth of taejo of Goryeo, ruler of Korea (d. 943)  

1512  King Henry of Portugal (d. 1580) was born on this day in history.  

1517  Gioseffo Zarlino, composer was born on this day in history.  

1543  On this day in history birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, Shogun of Japan (d. 1616)  

1550  On this day in history birth of henry I, Duke of Guise, French Catholic leader (d. 1588)  

1573  Ambrosius Metzger, composer was born on this day in history.  

1573  On this day in history birth of giulio Cesare Monteverdi, composer  

1597  John Francis Regis, French saint (d. 1640) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0743  On this day in history death of muhammad al-Baqir, Shia Imam (b. 676)  

1398  Death of Emperor Sukō (b. 1334) on this day in history.  

1435  Death of Xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398) on this day in history.  

1561  Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies on this day in history.  

1580  On this day in history hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies  

1606  On this day in history death of guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35  

1615  On this day in history death of claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543)  

1632  Death of Joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552) on this day in history.