Historical Events In January - 10
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
0069 Roman emperor Galba adopts Marcus Piso Licinianus as Caesar on this day in history.
0236 On January - 10 st Fabian begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0681 Agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies on this day in history.
0866 Lin-chi I-hsuan, [J Rinzai Gigen], Zen teacher, dies on this day in history.
0976 John I Tzimisces, co-emperor of Byzantium (969-76), dies at 51 on January - 10.
1072 Palermo falls to Robert Guiscard and his brother Roger, who begin to conquer all of Sicily on January - 10.
1072 Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo on January - 10.
1271 On January - 10 otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies
1276 Gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies on this day in history.
1356 On January - 10 german emperor Charles I delegates Golden Degree
1429 Order of the Golden Fleece established in Austria-Hungary & Spain on January - 10.
1429 Order of Golden Fleece established in Austria-Hungary & Spain on this day in history.
1430 Duke Philip the Good marries Isabella of Portugal on January - 10.
1430 Order of the Guilder forms on January - 10.
1475 On January - 10 stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui.
1502 On January - 10 hendrik Niclaes, German/Dutch merchant/cult leader (Children of God)
1514 Complutensian New Testament in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek & Latin finished on this day in history.
1542 On this day in history gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
1550 1st sitting of "Vurige Chamber" in Paris on January - 10.
1628 Jan Theunisz Blanckerhoff, [Jan Maet], seascape painter) on January - 10.
1638 Niels Stensen, Danish astronomer on this day in history.
1642 King Charles I & family flee London for Oxford on January - 10.
1644 On this day in history louis Boufflers, marshall of France
1645 On January - 10 archbishop William Laud is beheaded at the Tower of London.
1645 On this day in history william Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, beheaded for treason at 71
1663 King Charles II affirms charter of Royal African Company on this day in history.
1674 On January - 10 jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84
1683 On January - 10 gasparo Visconti, composer
1701 On January - 10 johann Caspar Simon, composer
1731 On January - 10 charles Farnese becomes duke of Parma/Piacenza
1738 Ethan Allen, Revolutionary War fighter (lead the Green Mtn Boys) on January - 10.
1747 Abraham L Breguet, French clock maker on January - 10.
1754 Daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51 on January - 10.
1760 On January - 10 johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, composer