Historical Events In January - 09
Monday, 20 January 2020
0475 Byzantine Emperor Zeno is forced to flee his capital at Constantinople on January - 09.
1150 On this day in history emperor Xizong of Jin was murdered by Prince Hailing of Jin in a Coup d'Ă©tat.
1296 Earl Floris V signs accord with French king on January - 09.
1317 On this day in history phillips V, the Tall, crowned king of France
1349 On January - 09 700 Jews of Basel Switzerland, burned alive in their houses
1428 Pope Martinus V declares Jacoba van Beierens marriage invalid on this day in history.
1431 Judges' investigations for the trial of Joan of Arc begin in Rouen, France, the seat of the English occupation government on January - 09.
1464 1st meeting of States-General of Netherlands on January - 09.
1493 On this day in history 1st sight of manatees (by Christopher Columbus)
1499 Johan Cicero, elector of (Brandenburg, 1486-99), dies at 43 on this day in history.
1514 Anna de Bretagne, wife of Maximilian, dies at 36 on January - 09.
1522 On this day in history adriaan F Boeyens elected only Dutch pope (Adrian VI)
1554 Gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], pope (1621-23) on January - 09.
1558 On this day in history geneva becomes independent from Berne canton, Switzerland
1570 On this day in history tsar Ivan the terrible kills 1000-2000 residents of Novgorod
1574 On January - 09 christoph Buel, composer
1613 Samuel de Champlain publishes two volumes of his Voyages, outlining his adventures from 1604 to 1612; with maps of Acadia and the St. Lawrence River on January - 09.
1620 Johann Weichmann, composer on this day in history.
1666 On this day in history new France Governor Daniel de Remy de Courcelle 1626-1698 leads a 500-man military campaign against the Mohawks
1677 Aernout "Aert" van der Neer, cartoonist/landscape painter, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1679 Werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1695 On January - 09 john E Loovens, lawyer
1699 Robert J Pothier, French lawyer on this day in history.
1718 France declares war on Spain on this day in history.
1728 On January - 09 thomas Warton, poet laureate of England (Pleasures of Melancholy)
1748 Stefan Paluselli, composer on this day in history.
1760 Afghans defeat Marathas in battle of Barari Ghat on January - 09.
1768 On this day in history philip Astley stages the first modern circus in London.
1788 On this day in history connecticut becomes 5th state
1788 On this day in history connecticut becomes an American state
1790 On this day in history per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom, Swedish poet (Lycksalighetens)
1792 Russia & Turkey sign Peace of Jassy on January - 09.
1793 On January - 09 dutch Prince Willem V establishes 2 brigades Drive Artillery
1793 On January - 09 jean Pierre Blanchard makes first balloon flight in North America (Philadelphia)