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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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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12 January 1536
Menno Simons Leaves the Priesthood

Menno Simons Leaves the Priesthood

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12 January 1729
Edmund Burke Born in Ireland

Edmund Burke Born in Ireland

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12 January 1863
Birth of Vivekananda in Bengal India

Birth of Vivekananda in Bengal India

12 January 1886
U.S. Senate Passes Edmunds-Tucker Bill Aimed at Mormon Church

U.S. Senate Passes Edmunds-Tucker Bill Aimed at Mormon Church

12 January 1893
Birth of Nazi Racial Theorist Alfred Rosenberg

Birth of Nazi Racial Theorist Alfred Rosenberg

12 January 1893
Birth of Hermann Goering

Birth of Hermann Goering

12 January 1915

Women Denied the Right to Vote

12 January 1922
Adolf Hitler Sentenced to 3 Months in Prison

Adolf Hitler Sentenced to 3 Months in Prison

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12 January 1929
Alasdair MacIntyre is Born

Alasdair MacIntyre is Born

12 January 1937
Bishops' Conference Threatens to Close Catholic Publications Due to Censorship

Bishops' Conference Threatens to Close Catholic Publications Due to Censorship

12 January 1940
Over 400 Patients in Psychiatric Hospital Murdered by the Reich

Over 400 Patients in Psychiatric Hospital Murdered by the Reich

12 January 1947

Truce Between Zionists and British Ends

12 January 1949

First Mosque Started in Washington D.C.

12 January 1980

Paul Marsa Will Appeal Decision to Uphold Constitutionality of Prayer Before Government Meetings

12 January 2003
Justice Scalia Says Church/State Separation Has Gone Too Far

Justice Scalia Says Church/State Separation Has Gone Too Far

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12 January 2006
Danish Muslims Stir Up Hatred in Middle East over Jyllands-Posten Muhammed Cartoons

Danish Muslims Stir Up Hatred in Middle East over Jyllands-Posten Muhammed Cartoons

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12 January 2006
 Stoning the Devil Stampede Kills Muslim Pilgrims

Stoning the Devil Stampede Kills Muslim Pilgrims

13 January 1099
Bohemund I and Raymond Split Forces on Way to Jerusalem

Bohemund I and Raymond Split Forces on Way to Jerusalem

13 January 1129
Templar Knights Receive Formal Rules

Templar Knights Receive Formal Rules

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13 January 1435

Pope Eugene IV Forbids Enslaving Christian Converts

13 January 1635
Philip Jacob Spener is Born

Philip Jacob Spener is Born

13 January 1691
Quaker Founder George Fox Dies

Quaker Founder George Fox Dies

13 January 1787

Austrian Witchcraft Laws Repealed

13 January 1842

Few Survive Khyber Pass Slaughter

13 January 1886
Charles Bradlaugh Finally Takes a Seat in British Parliament

Charles Bradlaugh Finally Takes a Seat in British Parliament

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13 January 1898
Emile Zola Publishes J'accuse

Emile Zola Publishes J'accuse

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13 January 1909
Marinus van der Lubbe is born

Marinus van der Lubbe is born

13 January 1931
Conrad Gröber Appointed Bishop of Meissen, Germany

Conrad Gröber Appointed Bishop of Meissen, Germany

13 January 1935
Saar Region Votes to Return to German Rule

Saar Region Votes to Return to German Rule

13 January 1953
Egypt's Political Parties Dissolved and Elections Postponed

Egypt's Political Parties Dissolved and Elections Postponed

13 January 1953
Pravda Publishes Allegations of the Doctors' Plot

Pravda Publishes Allegations of the Doctors' Plot

13 January 1974

PTL Club Begins Broadcasting in U.S.

13 January 1988
Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier: Supreme Court Rules on Censoring School Newspapers

Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier: Supreme Court Rules on Censoring School Newspapers

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13 January 1996

American Baptist Church Expels Four Congregants

13 January 2004

Tom Hurndall Dies from Head Wound Caused by Israeli Soldier

14 January 1208
Peter of Castelnau is Assassinated

Peter of Castelnau is Assassinated

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14 January 1463

Birth of Frederick III

14 January 1601
Talmudic Works are Handed Over to the Inquisition to be Burned

Talmudic Works are Handed Over to the Inquisition to be Burned

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14 January 1604

Puritans Meet with King James I to Debate Church Reforms

14 January 1753
George Berkeley Dies in Oxford

George Berkeley Dies in Oxford

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14 January 1866

Switzerland Grants Jews Equal Civil Rights

14 January 1875
Birth of Albert Schweitzer

Birth of Albert Schweitzer

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14 January 1878
Supreme Court Rules on Segregation

Supreme Court Rules on Segregation

14 January 1892
Birth of Martin Niemoeller

Birth of Martin Niemoeller

14 January 1893
Archbishop Francesco Satolli Becomes First Apostolic Delegate to the United States

Archbishop Francesco Satolli Becomes First Apostolic Delegate to the United States

14 January 1894
Guido von List Publishs Theory on Ancient Wotan Cult

Guido von List Publishs Theory on Ancient Wotan Cult

14 January 1912

Death of Otto Liebmann in Jena

14 January 1954

Egypt Outlaws Muslim Brotherhood

14 January 1978
Death of Kurt Goedel in New Jersey

Death of Kurt Goedel in New Jersey

14 January 1986
Bowen v. Roy: Supreme Court Rules on Religious Objection to Social Security Numbers

Bowen v. Roy: Supreme Court Rules on Religious Objection to Social Security Numbers

 
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