Historical Events In January - 04
Monday, 15 October 2018
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 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 on this day in history.
0871 On January - 04 battle at Reading: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
1334 Amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye on January - 04.
1357 Flemish Earl Louis & Luxembourg Duke Wenceslaus sign peace treaty on January - 04.
1490 On January - 04 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 Columbus left new world on return from first voyage on this day in history.
1493 On January - 04 columbus left new world on return from 1st voyage
1519 First Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz) on January - 04.
1519 On this day in history -6] 1st Altenburger sermon (Luther & Karl von Miltitz)
1567 Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect on January - 04.
1570 Spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew" on January - 04.
1579 On January - 04 willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar
1581 James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) on January - 04.
1584 On January - 04 tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44
1604 On this day in history jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)
1612 Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
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 The birth of Sir Isaac Newton, British scientist on January - 04.
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 On January - 04 duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies
1698 Most of the Palace of Whitehall in London, the main residence of the English monarchs, is destroyed by fire on this day in history.
1701 Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1707 On this day in history louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies
1710 On January - 04 giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo)
1717 Netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance on this day in history.
1717 On this day in history antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer
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.