Today in Medieval History, January 3

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Good morning! Today is January 3, 2010

 

On this date in Medieval History:

 

Births:

0106 BC - Marcus Tullius Cicero Rome, statesman/author (Okay, not technically medieval, but interesting)
1624 - William Tucker 1st Black child born in
America
1680 - Johann Baptist Zimmermann German stucco worker

 

Deaths:

1322 - Philip V the Tall, King of France (1316-22), dies
1501 - Ali Sjir Neva'i [Fani] Turkish poet/author, dies at 59
1543 - Juan Cabrillo conqueror of Central America, discoverer of California, dies
1552 - Henry II of Bavaria bishop of Utrecht (1524-29), dies at 64
1560 - Peder Palladus Danish church reformer (Visitasbog), dies at about 56
1570 - Bartholomeus Latomus [Steinmetz], Flemish archbishop of Trier, dies
1571 - Joachim II Hector elector (Brandenburg), dies at 65
1628 - Francesco Maria Guaitoli composer, dies at 64
1641 - Jeremiah Horrocks English astronomical prodigy, dies at 22
1661 - Maria Henriëtte Stuart (of Orange) English Princess Royal/eldest daughter of the English king Charles I/mother of English king William III, dies of smallpox at 29
1670 - George Monck English General (-to the-sea), dies at 61

 

Notable Events:

0236 St Anterus ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0269 St Felix I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0936 Duke Alberik II of Spoleto appoints his son Pope Leo VII
1338 Jacob of Arteveld elected mayor of Ghent
1407 Bloody battles between Hoeksen & Kabeljauwen in Dordrecht
1431 Joan of Arc handed over to the bishop
1521 Martin Luther excommunicated by Roman Catholic Church
1638 Schouwburg Theatre, the 1st in Amsterdam, opens
1638 Dutch Premier Van Joost speaks of "Hostage rights of Aemstel"
1667 Russia & Poland sign Truce of Androsovo

 

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Hey Happy New Year and it is good to know what happened today in Medieval history . This is a favorite of mine

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