Historical Events In January - 01
Wednesday, 08 April 2020
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
0313 Start of Roman (Pontifical) Indiction on this day in history.
0379 On January - 01 basilius, the Great, of Caesarea, holyman (Moralia)
0379 On this day in history basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies
0404 On January - 01 telemachus, Roman monk, murdered
0404 Last gladiator competition in Rome on this day in history.
0414 King Ataulf of Narbonne marries emperor Honorius sister Galle Placidia on this day in history.
0630 The Prophet Muhammad sets out toward Mecca with the army that captures it bloodlessly on this day in history.
0722 On this day in history hofmeier Charles Martel flees from bishop Willibrord
0898 On January - 01 odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39
0898 The Carolingian king Odo of the West Franks dies on this day in history.
0962 On January - 01 boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies
0990 On January - 01 russia adopts Julian calendar
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 On January - 01 karel de Boze, king of Navarra (1349-87), dies
1430 On January - 01 jews of Sicily are no longer required to attend conversionist services
1431 On this day in history alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503)
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 On this day in history sigismund I, the old, king of Poland
1481 On this day in history huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant reformer
1494 On this day in history juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia
1502 Portuguese navigators discover Rio de Janeiro on this day in history.
1502 On this day in history gregorius XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italy, pope (1572-85), dies
1504 King Louis XII loses last bulwark in Naples, Caeta on this day in history.
1504 Caspar Cruciger, German church reformer on this day in history.
1515 Francois, Duke of Angouleme succeeds Louis XII as Francois I of France on January - 01.
1515 Louis XII, "the Justified" king of France (1498-1515), dies at 52 on this day in history.
1515 Jews are expelled from Laibach Austria on this day in history.
1515 On January - 01 françois, Duke of Angoulême succeeds Louis XII as François I of France