Historical Events In January - 15
Tuesday, 07 April 2020
0069 Otho seizes power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor of Rome, but only rules for three months before committing suicide on January - 15.
0069 Servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), lynched at 70 on this day in history.
0708 Sisinnius begins his reign as Pope (dies 20 days later) on this day in history.
0936 On January - 15 king Rudolph of France
0946 On January - 15 caliph al-Mustaqfi blinded/ousted
1208 Peter of Castelnau, French nobleman, murdered on this day in history.
1345 On this day in history martin Zaccaria, Italo-Greek ruler
1346 Emperor Louis IV of Bavaria gives his wife Margaretha, Holland/Zealand on this day in history.
1432 On January - 15 afonso V "the African", king of Portugal (1438-1481)
1507 Johann Oporinus [Herbster], Swiss book publisher (Koran) on January - 15.
1535 On this day in history henry VIII declares himself head of English Church
1552 France signs secret treaty with German Protestants on January - 15.
1559 On January - 15 coronation of British Queen Elizabeth I
1559 Elizabeth the First is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey on January - 15.
1562 3rd sitting of Council of Trente opens on this day in history.
1567 Black Box, [Catherine Quinol], Guadeloupe, vocalist (Love Sensation) on January - 15.
1582 On January - 15 russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to the Baltic
1582 On this day in history russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to Baltic
1586 Battle at Boxum Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army on January - 15.
1586 Battle at Boxum: Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army on this day in history.
1622 The birth of Molière, French writer on January - 15.
1680 On January - 15 french explorer Sieur de la Salle builds Fort Crèvecoeur
1684 On January - 15 caspar Netscher, Dutch portrait painter, dies at about 48
1705 Walraad, the Young, earl of Nassau-Ottweiler/gov of Nijmegen, dies on this day in history.
1715 On January - 15 georg C Wagenzeil, Austria (court)composer/pianist
1716 On this day in history philip Livingston, American businessman and politician (signed Declaration of Independence)
1730 On January - 15 john Malchair, composer
1733 On this day in history joseph Lederer, composer
1742 Eugene Godecharle, composer on January - 15.
1744 On January - 15 charles-Hubert Gervais, composer, dies at 72
1752 On January - 15 tobias Smollett publishes pamphlet accusing Fielding of plagiarism
1754 On this day in history riot at burial of doelist Daniel Raap in Amsterdam
1755 On January - 15 azzolino Bernardino Della Ciaia, composer, dies at 83
1759 British Museum opens in Montague House, London on January - 15.