[Loch-ruadh] Today in History Jan 1

Mon Dec 31 22:58:46 PST 2001


0379 Basilius the Great, of Caesarea, holyman (Moralia)
1387 Charles The Angry One, king of Navarra (1349-87)
1431 Alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia] Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503)
1449 Lorenzo de' Medici [The Magnificent] of Florence
1467 Sigismund I the old, king of Poland
1481 Huldrych Zwingli Swiss Protestant reformer
1504 Caspar Cruciger German church reformer
1520 Franciscus Balduinus [François Baudouin], lawyer


0379 Basilius the Great of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies
0404 Telemachus Roman monk, murdered
0898 Odo Earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39
0962 Boudouin III count of Flanders, dies
1387 Karel de Boze king of Navarra (1349-87), dies
1502 Gregorius XIII [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italy, pope (1572-85), dies
1515 Louis XII Father of People, "the Justified" King of France (1498-1515),
dies at 52
1517 Hermann Vischer the Younger, German bronze merchant, dies
1557 Jacques Cartier French explorer (Canada), dies at 65
1559 Christian III king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59), dies
1560 Guillaume du Bellay Sieur de Langey, French soldier, dies

Other events

5777 -BC- Origin of Solar Cycle
4714 -BC- Origin of Julian Period (Year 0)
4713 -BC- Julian Year 1 begins, at Greenwich mean noon
0045 -BC- Origin of Julian Era; Julian calendar begins
0038 -BC- Origin of Era of Spain (Cesars)
0030 -BC- Origin of Actian Era
0001 -BC- Origin of Era of Pisa
0001 Origin of Christian Era
0069 Roman garrison of Mainz uprising
0089 Gov Lucius Antonius Saturninus of Germany becomes emperor of Rome
0313 Start of Roman (Pontifical) Indiction
0404 Last gladiator competition in Rome
0414 King Ataulf of Narbonne marries emperor Honorius sister Galle Placidia
0722 Hofmeier Charles Martel flees from bishop Willibrord
0990 Russia adopts Julian calendar
1430 Jews of Sicily are no longer required to attend conversionist services
1438 Albrecht II von Habsburg becomes king of Hungary
1494 Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia
1502 Portuguese navigators discover Rio de Janeiro
1504 King Louis XII loses last bulwark in Naples, Caeta
1515 Jews are expelled from Laibach Austria
1515 François, Duke of Angoulême succeeds Louis XII as François I of France
1573 Geuzen sets fire to Woudrichem
1583 1st day of the Gregorian calendar in Holland & Flanders

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