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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January Timeline

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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4January911
Death of Pope Sergius III

Death of Pope Sergius III

4January1399

Death of Nicolas Eymeric

4January1528
Ferdinand of Austria Orders Ban on Anabaptism

Ferdinand of Austria Orders Ban on Anabaptism

4January1581
Bishop James Ussher Born in Ireland

Bishop James Ussher Born in Ireland

4January1786
Moses Mendelssohn Dies in Berlin

Moses Mendelssohn Dies in Berlin

4January1821
Death of Elizabeth Ann Seton in Maryland

Death of Elizabeth Ann Seton in Maryland

4January1863

Founding of the New Apostolic Church in Germany

4January1896
Grover Cleveland Makes Utah a State

Grover Cleveland Makes Utah a State

4January1934
Archbishop Gröber of Freiburg: Sterile People Cannot Enter Valid Marriage

Archbishop Gröber of Freiburg: Sterile People Cannot Enter Valid Marriage

4January1935
French Leader Pierre Laval Initiates Alliance with Fascist Italy

French Leader Pierre Laval Initiates Alliance with Fascist Italy

4January1935
Catholic Bishops Rules that Forcibly Sterilized Germans Cannot Get Married

Catholic Bishops Rules that Forcibly Sterilized Germans Cannot Get Married

4January1936
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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4January1938
Definition of 'Jewish' Business Established by Nazi Government

Definition of 'Jewish' Business Established by Nazi Government

4January1941
Death of Hernri Bergson in Paris

Death of Hernri Bergson in Paris

4January1960
Albert Camus Dies in Car Accident

Albert Camus Dies in Car Accident

4January1961
Death of Erwin Schrodinger in Vienna

Death of Erwin Schrodinger in Vienna

4January1963

United Arab Emirates Occupies Yemen

4January1963
FDA Raids Scientology Church in D.C.

FDA Raids Scientology Church in D.C.

4January1963
Police Seize Scientology Equipment and Documents

Police Seize Scientology Equipment and Documents

4January1964
Pope Paul VI Visits the Holy Land

Pope Paul VI Visits the Holy Land

4January1986
Jerry Falwell Changes Name of Moral Majority

Jerry Falwell Changes Name of Moral Majority

4January2003
Brigitte Boisselier Claims Creation of Cloned Human Being

Brigitte Boisselier Claims Creation of Cloned Human Being

5January1066
Death of Edward the Confessor

Death of Edward the Confessor

5January1527

Felix Manz Becomes First Protestant Martyred by Protestants

5January1531
Pope Clement VII Forbids Henry VII Re-Marrying

Pope Clement VII Forbids Henry VII Re-Marrying

5January1548
Birth of Francisco Suarez in Granada

Birth of Francisco Suarez in Granada

5January1666

Birth of Guru Gobindh Singh in India

5January1878
Anti-Semite Christian Social Workers' Party Founded by Adolf Stoecker

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

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5January1893
Amnesty Declared For Mormons Who Violated Polygamy Laws

Amnesty Declared For Mormons Who Violated Polygamy Laws

5January1895
Alfred Dreyfus Imprisoned for Treason

Alfred Dreyfus Imprisoned for Treason

5January1911

Portuguese Government Expells Jesuits

5January1918
Birth of Jeanne Dixon in Wisconsin

Birth of Jeanne Dixon in Wisconsin

5January1919
German Workers' Party Founded by Anton Drexler and Karl Harrer

German Workers' Party Founded by Anton Drexler and Karl Harrer

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5January1922
Aimee Semple McPherson Resigns Ordination

Aimee Semple McPherson Resigns Ordination

5January1933

Death of Freethinker J.M. Robertson

5January1939
Felix Frankfurter Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court

Felix Frankfurter Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court

5January1940
Jews of Nazi-Occupied Poland Placed on Curfew

Jews of Nazi-Occupied Poland Placed on Curfew

5January1953

Press Censored in Egypt

5January1964
Pope Paul VI Visits Jordan and Israel

Pope Paul VI Visits Jordan and Israel

5January1976

Kingsmill Massacre of Protestants by Catholics

5January1982
McClean v. Arkansas: Judge Rules Against Teaching Creation Science

McClean v. Arkansas: Judge Rules Against Teaching Creation Science

5January1982
Mississippi Senate Votes to Require Public Schools to Teach Creation Science

Mississippi Senate Votes to Require Public Schools to Teach Creation Science

5January1998
California Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Boy Scout Discrimination

California Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Boy Scout Discrimination

6January548

Final Year Jerusalem Churches Observe Birth of Jesus on This Date

6January1088

Berengar of Tours Dies

6January1412
Birth of Joan of Arc in France

Birth of Joan of Arc in France

6January1560
Pius IV Becomes Pope

Pius IV Becomes Pope

6January1879

Supreme Court Upholds Conviction of Mormon George Reynolds

6January1884
Death of Monk Gregor Mendel

Death of Monk Gregor Mendel

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6January1893
Washington National Cathedral Chartered

Washington National Cathedral Chartered

 
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