Historical Events In January - 04
Monday, 22 April 2019
0274 St Eutychian begins his reign as Catholic Pope on January - 04.
0838 Babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred on January - 04.
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 Battle at Reading: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on January - 04.
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 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 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 this day in history.
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 Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar on January - 04.
1581 On January - 04 james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)
1584 On this day in history tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44
1604 On January - 04 jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)
1612 On this day in history henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62
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 this day in history 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 this day in history 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 On this day in history ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62
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 On January - 04 netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance
1717 On January - 04 antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer
1720 On this day in history johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist
1725 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London on January - 04.
1725 On January - 04 benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724]