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.

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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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9January1549

Book of Common Prayer Legally Required for Church Services

9January1554
Birth of Pope Gregory XV

Birth of Pope Gregory XV

9January1861
Mississippi Secedes and Declares Slavery as the Reason for Leaving the Union

Mississippi Secedes and Declares Slavery as the Reason for Leaving the Union

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9January1898
Franz Justus Rarkowski Ordained a Catholic Priest

Franz Justus Rarkowski Ordained a Catholic Priest

9January1908
Birth of Simone de Beauvoir

Birth of Simone de Beauvoir

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9January1919
Future Pope Pius XI Writes that Polish Jews are Evil

Future Pope Pius XI Writes that Polish Jews are Evil

9January1927
Death of Houston Stewart Chamberlain

Death of Houston Stewart Chamberlain

9January1934
Max Naumann Argues for Differentiating Between Good Jews and Bad Jews in Germany

Max Naumann Argues for Differentiating Between Good Jews and Bad Jews in Germany

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9January1936
German Catholic Bishops Reassure Nazi Regime of Their Patriotism & Support

German Catholic Bishops Reassure Nazi Regime of Their Patriotism & Support

9January1962
Murray v. Curlett Argued: Bible Reading and Prayer in School

Murray v. Curlett Argued: Bible Reading and Prayer in School

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9January1970
Mormon Church Makes Racial Discrimination Official

Mormon Church Makes Racial Discrimination Official

9January1974
Spence v. Washington Argued: Should U.S. Flag Be Protected from Defacement?

Spence v. Washington Argued: Should U.S. Flag Be Protected from Defacement?

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9January1979
Colautti v. Franklin: Supreme Court Rules on Abortion Restriction

Colautti v. Franklin: Supreme Court Rules on Abortion Restriction

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9January1986

Chris Tait Suspended from School in Manitoba for Not Standing During Recitation of Lord's Prayer

9January1989

Dodge v. Salvation Army: Court Rules Against Religious Discrimination

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9January1990
FW/PBS, Inc v. City of Dallas: Supreme Court Rules on Zoning Laws

FW/PBS, Inc v. City of Dallas: Supreme Court Rules on Zoning Laws

9January2012
Mitt Romney: I Like Being Able to Fire People

Mitt Romney: I Like Being Able to Fire People

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10January-49
Julius Caesar Crosses the Rubicon

Julius Caesar Crosses the Rubicon

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10January236
Layman Fabian Elected Pope

Layman Fabian Elected Pope

10January381

Emperors Order Confiscation of Heretics' Churches and Ban Heretical Teachings

10January681
Death of Pope Agatho

Death of Pope Agatho

10January1276
Death of Pope Gregory X in Italy

Death of Pope Gregory X in Italy

10January1645

Archbishop William Laud is Beheaded at the Tower of London

10January1715
Birth of Christian August Crusius in Saxony

Birth of Christian August Crusius in Saxony

10January1776
Thomas Paine Publishes Common Sense

Thomas Paine Publishes Common Sense

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10January1778

Birth of Carl Linnaeus

10January1784
King Louis XVI Revokes Poll Tax Against Jews

King Louis XVI Revokes Poll Tax Against Jews

10January1890
Death of Johann von Döllinger

Death of Johann von Döllinger

10January1893
Vatican's Newspaper Runs Anti-Semitic Article on "Jewish Morality"'

Vatican's Newspaper Runs Anti-Semitic Article on "Jewish Morality"'

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10January1934
Marinus van der Lubbe Executed in Leipzig for Settting Reichstag Fire

Marinus van der Lubbe Executed in Leipzig for Settting Reichstag Fire

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10January1934
Dutch Government Employees Who Belongs to Nazi Party Will be Fired

Dutch Government Employees Who Belongs to Nazi Party Will be Fired

10January1941

Netherland's Jews Required to Register with Authorities

10January1955
Death of Freethinker Joseph McCabe

Death of Freethinker Joseph McCabe

10January1972
Diffenderfer v. Central Baptist Church Decision on Commercial Tax Exemptions

Diffenderfer v. Central Baptist Church Decision on Commercial Tax Exemptions

10January1972

Military Raids Launched into Lebanon

10January1972
Burkett v. Zablocki: Lawsuit Over Refusal to Issue a Marriage License to a Lesbian Couple is Dismissed

Burkett v. Zablocki: Lawsuit Over Refusal to Issue a Marriage License to a Lesbian Couple is Dismissed

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10January1984
U.S. and Vatican Establish Diplomatic Relations

U.S. and Vatican Establish Diplomatic Relations

10January1985

Edwards v. Aguillard: Requiring Schools to Teach Creationism is Ruled Unconstitutional

10January2006
Norwegian Magazine Republishes Danish Muhammed Cartoons

Norwegian Magazine Republishes Danish Muhammed Cartoons

11January314
Death of Pope Miltiades in Rome

Death of Pope Miltiades in Rome

11January347
Roman Emperor Theodosius I "the Great" is Born

Roman Emperor Theodosius I "the Great" is Born

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11January630
Muhammad Conquers Mecca

Muhammad Conquers Mecca

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11January705
Death of Pope John VI

Death of Pope John VI

11January1842
Birth of Psychologist and Philosopher William James

Birth of Psychologist and Philosopher William James

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11January1850

Birth of George William Foote in England

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11January1923
French and Belgian Troops Occupy German Ruhr Region

French and Belgian Troops Occupy German Ruhr Region

11January1947

Turkey Signs Pact with Trans-Jordan

11January1987
Oral Roberts Says God Wants Him to Raise $8 Million Or Be 'Called Home'

Oral Roberts Says God Wants Him to Raise $8 Million Or Be 'Called Home'

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11January1999
Bridenbaugh v. O'Bannon Argued: Religious Holidays as Paid Government Holidays

Bridenbaugh v. O'Bannon Argued: Religious Holidays as Paid Government Holidays

12January1208
Cathar Supporter Raymond IV Meets Papal Representative

Cathar Supporter Raymond IV Meets Papal Representative

 
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