Historical Events In January - 04
Friday, 22 January 2021
0274 St Eutychian begins his reign as Catholic Pope on January - 04.
0838 On this day in history babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred
0871 On January - 04 battle at Reading Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
0871 On this day in history ethelred of Wessex is defeated by Danish forces at Reading, gains a brilliant victory 4 days later at Ashdown, is defeated January 22 at Basing, triumphs again March 2 at Marton in Wiltshire, but dies in April
0871 On January - 04 battle at Reading: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
1334 On this day in history amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye
1357 Flemish Earl Louis & Luxembourg Duke Wenceslaus sign peace treaty on January - 04.
1490 On this day in history anna of Brittany announces that all those who would ally with the king of France will be considered guilty of the crime of lese-majesty.
1493 On January - 04 columbus left new world on return from first voyage
1493 Columbus left new world on return from 1st voyage on this day in history.
1519 On this day in history first Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz)
1519 On January - 04 -6] 1st Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz)
1567 Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect on this day in history.
1570 On this day in history spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew"
1579 Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar on this day in history.
1581 On January - 04 james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)
1584 Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44 on January - 04.
1604 Jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe) on January - 04.
1612 Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1618 On January - 04 in France, Samuel de Champlain receives the dowry of his wife Helene Boulle.
1642 On this day in history king Charles I with 400 soldiers attacks the English parliament
1643 On this day in history the birth of Sir Isaac Newton, British scientist
1643 On January - 04 isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS]
1678 Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1695 Duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies on this day in history.
1698 Most of the Palace of Whitehall in London, the main residence of the English monarchs, is destroyed by fire on January - 04.
1701 On this day in history ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62
1707 On January - 04 louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies
1710 Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo) on January - 04.
1717 On this day in history netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance
1717 Antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer on this day in history.
1720 On January - 04 johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist
1725 On this day in history benjamin Franklin arrives in London
1725 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724] on this day in history.