Historical Events In January - 01
Tuesday, 02 June 2020
0001 On this day in history origin of Christian Era
0069 Roman garrison of Mainz uprising on January - 01.
0089 Gov Lucius Antonius Saturninus of Germany becomes emperor of Rome on January - 01.
0165 Antonine Plague in Roman Empire killing 5-10 million people on this day in history.
0250 On this day in history plague of Cyprian in Europe killing 1 million+ (Unknown, but at least) people
0313 Start of Roman (Pontifical) Indiction on January - 01.
0379 Basilius, the Great, of Caesarea, holyman (Moralia) on this day in history.
0379 On January - 01 basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies
0404 On January - 01 telemachus, Roman monk, murdered
0404 On this day in history last gladiator competition in Rome
0412 On January - 01 (BC) epidemic in Greece (Northern Greece, Roman Republic)
0414 King Ataulf of Narbonne marries emperor Honorius sister Galle Placidia on January - 01.
0429 On January - 01 (BC) Plague of Athens in Greece, Libya, Egypt, Ethiopia killing 75,000-100,000 people
0541 On January - 01 plague of Justinian in Europe and West Asia killing 25-100 million; 40-50% of population of Europe people
0630 The Prophet Muhammad sets out toward Mecca with the army that captures it bloodlessly on January - 01.
0664 On January - 01 plague of 664 in British Isles
0722 Hofmeier Charles Martel flees from bishop Willibrord on January - 01.
0735 Japanese smallpox epidemic in Japan killing 2 million (Approx. ?1/3 of entire Japanese population) people on this day in history.
0746 Plague of 746-747 in Byzantine Empire, West Asia, Africa on January - 01.
0898 Odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39 on January - 01.
0898 On January - 01 the Carolingian king Odo of the West Franks dies
0962 On January - 01 boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies
0990 Russia adopts Julian calendar on January - 01.
1200 On January - 01 (BC) Influenza Epidemic in Babylon, or Babirus of the Persians, Central Asia, Mesopotamia and Southern Asia
1204 On January - 01 king Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170)
1259 Michael VIII Palaiologos is proclaimed co-emperor of the Empire of Nicaea with his ward John IV Laskaris on this day in history.
1387 Charles, The Angry One, king of Navarra (1349-87) on January - 01.
1387 Karel de Boze, king of Navarra (1349-87), dies on this day in history.
1430 Jews of Sicily are no longer required to attend conversionist services on January - 01.
1431 Alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503) on this day in history.
1438 Albrecht II von Habsburg becomes king of Hungary on this day in history.
1449 Lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence on this day in history.
1467 Sigismund I, the old, king of Poland on this day in history.
1481 Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant reformer on January - 01.