Historical Events In January - 04
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
0274 On this day in history st Eutychian begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0838 On this day in history babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred
0871 On this day in history battle at Reading Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
0871 On January - 04 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 On this day in history columbus left new world on return from 1st voyage
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 January - 04.
1570 On this day in history spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew"
1579 On this day in history willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar
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 On this day in history jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)
1612 On January - 04 henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62
1618 In France, Samuel de Champlain receives the dowry of his wife Helene Boulle on January - 04.
1642 On January - 04 king Charles I with 400 soldiers attacks the English parliament
1643 On January - 04 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 On this day in history johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71
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 January - 04 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 this day in history.
1717 On January - 04 netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance
1717 Antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer on January - 04.
1720 On January - 04 johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist
1725 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London on this day in history.
1725 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724] on January - 04.