Historical Events In January - 10
Saturday, 24 August 2019
0069 Roman emperor Galba adopts Marcus Piso Licinianus as Caesar on this day in history.
0236 St Fabian begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0681 On January - 10 agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies
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 this day in history.
1072 Palermo falls to Robert Guiscard and his brother Roger, who begin to conquer all of Sicily on this day in history.
1072 Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo on this day in history.
1271 On January - 10 otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies
1276 Gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies on January - 10.
1356 On this day in history german emperor Charles I delegates Golden Degree
1429 Order of the Golden Fleece established in Austria-Hungary & Spain on January - 10.
1429 On January - 10 order of Golden Fleece established in Austria-Hungary & Spain
1430 On January - 10 duke Philip the Good marries Isabella of Portugal
1430 Order of the Guilder forms on January - 10.
1475 On this day in history stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui.
1502 Hendrik Niclaes, German/Dutch merchant/cult leader (Children of God) on January - 10.
1514 Complutensian New Testament in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek & Latin finished on this day in history.
1542 Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 on January - 10.
1550 1st sitting of "Vurige Chamber" in Paris on January - 10.
1628 On January - 10 jan Theunisz Blanckerhoff, [Jan Maet], seascape painter)
1638 On January - 10 niels Stensen, Danish astronomer
1642 King Charles I & family flee London for Oxford on this day in history.
1644 On January - 10 louis Boufflers, marshall of France
1645 Archbishop William Laud is beheaded at the Tower of London on January - 10.
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 Gasparo Visconti, composer on January - 10.
1701 Johann Caspar Simon, composer on January - 10.
1731 Charles Farnese becomes duke of Parma/Piacenza on January - 10.
1738 On January - 10 ethan Allen, Revolutionary War fighter (lead the Green Mtn Boys)
1747 On January - 10 abraham L Breguet, French clock maker
1754 On this day in history daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51
1760 Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, composer on this day in history.