Historical Events In January - 01
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0001 Origin of Christian Era on January - 01.
0069 Roman garrison of Mainz uprising on this day in history.
0089 On January - 01 gov Lucius Antonius Saturninus of Germany becomes emperor of Rome
0165 On this day in history antonine Plague in Roman Empire killing 5-10 million people
0250 On January - 01 plague of Cyprian in Europe killing 1 million+ (Unknown, but at least) people
0313 On January - 01 start of Roman (Pontifical) Indiction
0379 Basilius, the Great, of Caesarea, holyman (Moralia) on January - 01.
0379 Basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies on January - 01.
0404 Telemachus, Roman monk, murdered on January - 01.
0404 On January - 01 last gladiator competition in Rome
0412 On this day in history (BC) epidemic in Greece (Northern Greece, Roman Republic)
0414 On this day in history king Ataulf of Narbonne marries emperor Honorius sister Galle Placidia
0429 (BC) Plague of Athens in Greece, Libya, Egypt, Ethiopia killing 75,000-100,000 people on January - 01.
0541 On this day in history plague of Justinian in Europe and West Asia killing 25-100 million; 40-50% of population of Europe people
0630 On this day in history the Prophet Muhammad sets out toward Mecca with the army that captures it bloodlessly.
0664 On this day in history plague of 664 in British Isles
0722 Hofmeier Charles Martel flees from bishop Willibrord on January - 01.
0735 On this day in history japanese smallpox epidemic in Japan killing 2 million (Approx. ?1/3 of entire Japanese population) people
0746 Plague of 746-747 in Byzantine Empire, West Asia, Africa on January - 01.
0898 On this day in history odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39
0898 On this day in history the Carolingian king Odo of the West Franks dies
0962 On this day in history boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies
0990 Russia adopts Julian calendar on this day in history.
1200 (BC) Influenza Epidemic in Babylon, or Babirus of the Persians, Central Asia, Mesopotamia and Southern Asia on this day in history.
1204 King Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170) on January - 01.
1259 On January - 01 michael VIII Palaiologos is proclaimed co-emperor of the Empire of Nicaea with his ward John IV Laskaris.
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 On January - 01 jews of Sicily are no longer required to attend conversionist services
1431 Alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503) on this day in history.
1438 On January - 01 albrecht II von Habsburg becomes king of Hungary
1449 Lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence on this day in history.
1467 On this day in history sigismund I, the old, king of Poland
1481 Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant reformer on this day in history.