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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14January1986
Goldman v. Weinberger: Supreme Court Rules on Religious Dress in Military

Goldman v. Weinberger: Supreme Court Rules on Religious Dress in Military

14January1997
Aristoltle's Lyceum Possibly Discovered in Athens

Aristoltle's Lyceum Possibly Discovered in Athens

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14January1999
Jerry Falwell Announces Antichrist Alive and Jewish

Jerry Falwell Announces Antichrist Alive and Jewish

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14January2002
Evolution Disclaimer Proposed in Washington State Legislature

Evolution Disclaimer Proposed in Washington State Legislature

14January2004

First Hamas Female Suicide Bomber Kills Four

15January-588
Nebuchadnezzar II Besieges Jerusalem

Nebuchadnezzar II Besieges Jerusalem

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15January365

Emperors Decree that Christians Cannot be Sentenced to the Arena

15January409

Emperors Order that the Catholic Church Be Protected from Pagans and Jews

15January708
Sisinnius Elected as Pope

Sisinnius Elected as Pope

15January1535
Henry VIII Breaks With Catholic Church

Henry VIII Breaks With Catholic Church

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15January1562
Council of Trent Opens Third Meeting on Protestant Heresies

Council of Trent Opens Third Meeting on Protestant Heresies

15January1595
Death of Sultan Murad III

Death of Sultan Murad III

15January1697
Massachusetts Citizens Repent for Salem Witch Trials

Massachusetts Citizens Repent for Salem Witch Trials

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15January1697
Day of Fasting Held in Massachusetts to Atone for Persecution of Alleged Witches

Day of Fasting Held in Massachusetts to Atone for Persecution of Alleged Witches

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15January1842
Birth of Josef Breuer

Birth of Josef Breuer

15January1861
Republican Representative Says that for the GOP, Slavery is a National Institution

Republican Representative Says that for the GOP, Slavery is a National Institution

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15January1918
Birth of Gamal Abdel Nasser in Egypt

Birth of Gamal Abdel Nasser in Egypt

15January1919
Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg Murdered

Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg Murdered

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15January1920

Birth of Cardinal John O'Connor

15January1927
Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds the Butler Anti-Evolution Law

Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds the Butler Anti-Evolution Law

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15January1936

Catholic Church Reverses Position on Marriage for Sterilized Catholics

15January1939
Vatican Newspaper: Vatican Supports Italian Anti-Semitic Race Laws

Vatican Newspaper: Vatican Supports Italian Anti-Semitic Race Laws

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15January1939
Albert Rosenberg Says Jews Want Homeland in Palestine

Albert Rosenberg Says Jews Want Homeland in Palestine

15January1950

Protestants Reject the Pope's Call to Join Catholics in Fighting Communism

15January1951
Supreme Court Rules on 'Clear and Present Danger'

Supreme Court Rules on 'Clear and Present Danger'

15January1951
Church of Scientology is Accused of Operating a Medical School Without a License

Church of Scientology is Accused of Operating a Medical School Without a License

15January1973
Golda Meir Meets Pope Paul IV

Golda Meir Meets Pope Paul IV

15January1987

George Rhodes Jr Gets Hearing Over Being Fired for Teaching Religion in Public School Science Classes

15January2001
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Sworn In

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Sworn In

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16January-27
Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus Become Augustus

Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus Become Augustus

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16January308
Death of Pope Marcellus I in Rome

Death of Pope Marcellus I in Rome

16January1120

Council of Nablus Convenes in Jerusalem

16January1794
Death of Edward Gibbon

Death of Edward Gibbon

16January1893
Jewish-Born Theodore Kohn Made Archbishop in Czech Republic

Jewish-Born Theodore Kohn Made Archbishop in Czech Republic

16January1900
Birth of Anne Frank's Mother Edith Hollander

Birth of Anne Frank's Mother Edith Hollander

16January1919
Eighteenth Amendment Ratified, Prohibition Authorized

Eighteenth Amendment Ratified, Prohibition Authorized

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16January1925
Leon Trotsky Dismissed from Military Council

Leon Trotsky Dismissed from Military Council

16January1937

All Jewish Youth Groups Ordered to Cease Operations

16January1939
Cardinal Piazza Rejects Racial Anti-Semitism, But Not All Anti-Semitism

Cardinal Piazza Rejects Racial Anti-Semitism, But Not All Anti-Semitism

16January1939
Emigrating German Jews Forbidden to Take Their Valuables

Emigrating German Jews Forbidden to Take Their Valuables

16January1945
Adolf Hitler Moves Into the Führerbunker

Adolf Hitler Moves Into the Führerbunker

16January1953

All Political Parties Closed in Egypt

16January1954
Birth of Jon Garth Murray to Madalyn Murray (later O'Hair)

Birth of Jon Garth Murray to Madalyn Murray (later O'Hair)

16January1963

Great Britain and Saudi Arabia Resume Relations

16January1969
Jones v. Wolf: Supreme Court Vacates Decision on Church Property

Jones v. Wolf: Supreme Court Vacates Decision on Church Property

16January1970

Qaddafi Becomes Libya's Leader

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16January1986
Pope John Paul II Calls for More Evangelization to Fight Atheism in Europe

Pope John Paul II Calls for More Evangelization to Fight Atheism in Europe

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16January1994
President Clinton Meets With Syrian President

President Clinton Meets With Syrian President

16January1999

Methodist Minsters Bless Same-Sex Union in California

16January2001
Indianapolis Baptist Temple v. U.S.: Supreme Court Rejects Appeal on Paying Taxes

Indianapolis Baptist Temple v. U.S.: Supreme Court Rejects Appeal on Paying Taxes

 
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