Historical Events In January - 01
Friday, 01 December 2023
0001 Origin of Christian Era on this day in history.
0069 Roman garrison of Mainz uprising on January - 01.
0089 Gov Lucius Antonius Saturninus of Germany becomes emperor of Rome on January - 01.
0165 On January - 01 antonine Plague in Roman Empire killing 5-10 million people
0250 On January - 01 plague of Cyprian in Europe killing 1 million+ (Unknown, but at least) people
0313 On January - 01 start of Roman (Pontifical) Indiction
0379 Basilius, the Great, of Caesarea, holyman (Moralia) on this day in history.
0379 On this day in history basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies
0404 On January - 01 telemachus, Roman monk, murdered
0404 On January - 01 last gladiator competition in Rome
0412 (BC) epidemic in Greece (Northern Greece, Roman Republic) on January - 01.
0414 King Ataulf of Narbonne marries emperor Honorius sister Galle Placidia on this day in history.
0429 On this day in history (BC) Plague of Athens in Greece, Libya, Egypt, Ethiopia killing 75,000-100,000 people
0541 On this day in history plague of Justinian in Europe and West Asia killing 25-100 million; 40-50% of population of Europe people
0630 On this day in history the Prophet Muhammad sets out toward Mecca with the army that captures it bloodlessly.
0664 Plague of 664 in British Isles on January - 01.
0722 Hofmeier Charles Martel flees from bishop Willibrord on this day in history.
0735 On January - 01 japanese smallpox epidemic in Japan killing 2 million (Approx. ?1/3 of entire Japanese population) people
0746 Plague of 746-747 in Byzantine Empire, West Asia, Africa on January - 01.
0898 Odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39 on January - 01.
0898 The Carolingian king Odo of the West Franks dies on this day in history.
0962 Boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.
0990 Russia adopts Julian calendar on January - 01.
1200 On this day in history (BC) Influenza Epidemic in Babylon, or Babirus of the Persians, Central Asia, Mesopotamia and Southern Asia
1204 On January - 01 king Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170)
1259 Michael VIII Palaiologos is proclaimed co-emperor of the Empire of Nicaea with his ward John IV Laskaris on this day in history.
1387 On this day in history charles, The Angry One, king of Navarra (1349-87)
1387 On this day in history karel de Boze, king of Navarra (1349-87), dies
1430 On this day in history jews of Sicily are no longer required to attend conversionist services
1431 Alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503) on this day in history.
1438 On January - 01 albrecht II von Habsburg becomes king of Hungary
1449 On this day in history lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence
1467 Sigismund I, the old, king of Poland on January - 01.
1481 On this day in history huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant reformer