January History

Click a date in the January calendar to the right for a timeline of all January events on that day, listed chronologically by year. Below is a list of important March events.

Click any event title to read more about that event. Every event page has a list of important names, places, and topics — click them to see a timeline of events associated with them.

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Chronological timeline of historical events that happened in the month of January. Who was born? Who died? Particular attention is paid to the religion, religious violence, and philosophy; the Crusades and the Holocaust

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4 January 911
Death of Pope Sergius III

Death of Pope Sergius III

4 January 1399

Death of Nicolas Eymeric

4 January 1528
Ferdinand of Austria Orders Ban on Anabaptism

Ferdinand of Austria Orders Ban on Anabaptism

4 January 1581
Bishop James Ussher Born in Ireland

Bishop James Ussher Born in Ireland

4 January 1786
Moses Mendelssohn Dies in Berlin

Moses Mendelssohn Dies in Berlin

4 January 1821
Death of Elizabeth Ann Seton in Maryland

Death of Elizabeth Ann Seton in Maryland

4 January 1863

Founding of the New Apostolic Church in Germany

4 January 1896
Grover Cleveland Makes Utah a State

Grover Cleveland Makes Utah a State

4 January 1934
Archbishop Gröber of Freiburg: Sterile People Cannot Enter Valid Marriage

Archbishop Gröber of Freiburg: Sterile People Cannot Enter Valid Marriage

4 January 1935
French Leader Pierre Laval Initiates Alliance with Fascist Italy

French Leader Pierre Laval Initiates Alliance with Fascist Italy

4 January 1935
Catholic Bishops Rules that Forcibly Sterilized Germans Cannot Get Married

Catholic Bishops Rules that Forcibly Sterilized Germans Cannot Get Married

4 January 1936
Pope Pius XI Complains Privately About Nazi Germany Violating the Concordat

Pope Pius XI Complains Privately About Nazi Germany Violating the Concordat

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4 January 1938
Definition of 'Jewish' Business Established by Nazi Government

Definition of 'Jewish' Business Established by Nazi Government

4 January 1941
Death of Hernri Bergson in Paris

Death of Hernri Bergson in Paris

4 January 1960
Albert Camus Dies in Car Accident

Albert Camus Dies in Car Accident

4 January 1961
Death of Erwin Schrodinger in Vienna

Death of Erwin Schrodinger in Vienna

4 January 1963

United Arab Emirates Occupies Yemen

4 January 1963
FDA Raids Scientology Church in D.C.

FDA Raids Scientology Church in D.C.

4 January 1963
Police Seize Scientology Equipment and Documents

Police Seize Scientology Equipment and Documents

4 January 1964
Pope Paul VI Visits the Holy Land

Pope Paul VI Visits the Holy Land

4 January 1986
Jerry Falwell Changes Name of Moral Majority

Jerry Falwell Changes Name of Moral Majority

4 January 2003
Brigitte Boisselier Claims Creation of Cloned Human Being

Brigitte Boisselier Claims Creation of Cloned Human Being

5 January 1066
Death of Edward the Confessor

Death of Edward the Confessor

5 January 1527

Felix Manz Becomes First Protestant Martyred by Protestants

5 January 1531
Pope Clement VII Forbids Henry VII Re-Marrying

Pope Clement VII Forbids Henry VII Re-Marrying

5 January 1548
Birth of Francisco Suarez in Granada

Birth of Francisco Suarez in Granada

5 January 1666

Birth of Guru Gobindh Singh in India

5 January 1878
Anti-Semite Christian Social Workers' Party Founded by Adolf Stoecker

Anti-Semite Christian Social Workers' Party Founded by Adolf Stoecker

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5 January 1893
Amnesty Declared For Mormons Who Violated Polygamy Laws

Amnesty Declared For Mormons Who Violated Polygamy Laws

5 January 1895
Alfred Dreyfus Imprisoned for Treason

Alfred Dreyfus Imprisoned for Treason

5 January 1911

Portuguese Government Expells Jesuits

5 January 1918
Birth of Jeanne Dixon in Wisconsin

Birth of Jeanne Dixon in Wisconsin

5 January 1919
German Workers' Party Founded by Anton Drexler and Karl Harrer

German Workers' Party Founded by Anton Drexler and Karl Harrer

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5 January 1922
Aimee Semple McPherson Resigns Ordination

Aimee Semple McPherson Resigns Ordination

5 January 1933

Death of Freethinker J.M. Robertson

5 January 1939
Felix Frankfurter Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court

Felix Frankfurter Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court

5 January 1940
Jews of Nazi-Occupied Poland Placed on Curfew

Jews of Nazi-Occupied Poland Placed on Curfew

5 January 1953

Press Censored in Egypt

5 January 1964
Pope Paul VI Visits Jordan and Israel

Pope Paul VI Visits Jordan and Israel

5 January 1976

Kingsmill Massacre of Protestants by Catholics

5 January 1982
McClean v. Arkansas: Judge Rules Against Teaching Creation Science

McClean v. Arkansas: Judge Rules Against Teaching Creation Science

5 January 1982
Mississippi Senate Votes to Require Public Schools to Teach Creation Science

Mississippi Senate Votes to Require Public Schools to Teach Creation Science

5 January 1998
California Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Boy Scout Discrimination

California Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Boy Scout Discrimination

6 January 548

Final Year Jerusalem Churches Observe Birth of Jesus on This Date

6 January 1088

Berengar of Tours Dies

6 January 1412
Birth of Joan of Arc in France

Birth of Joan of Arc in France

6 January 1560
Pius IV Becomes Pope

Pius IV Becomes Pope

6 January 1879

Supreme Court Upholds Conviction of Mormon George Reynolds

6 January 1884
Death of Monk Gregor Mendel

Death of Monk Gregor Mendel

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6 January 1893
Washington National Cathedral Chartered

Washington National Cathedral Chartered

 
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