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 This day in History - January 1
692 Historic Events for January 1
1

Origin of Christian Era

Event
69

Roman garrison of Mainz uprising

Event
89

Gov Lucius Antonius Saturninus of Germany becomes emperor of Rome

Event
313

Start of Roman (Pontifical) Indiction

Event
379

Basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies

Death
379

Basilius, the Great, of Caesarea, holyman (Moralia)

Birth
404

Telemachus, Roman monk, murdered

Death
404

Last gladiator competition in Rome

Event
414

King Ataulf of Narbonne marries emperor Honorius sister Galle Placidia

Event
722

Hofmeier Charles Martel flees from bishop Willibrord

Event
898

Odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39

Death
962

Boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies

Death
990

Russia adopts Julian calendar

Event
1387

Charles, The Angry One, king of Navarra (1349-87)

Birth
1387

Karel de Boze, king of Navarra (1349-87), dies

Death
1430

Jews of Sicily are no longer required to attend conversionist services

Event
1431

Alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503)

Birth
1438

Albrecht II von Habsburg becomes king of Hungary

Event
1449

Lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence

Birth
1467

Sigismund I, the old, king of Poland

Birth
1481

Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant reformer

Birth
1494

Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia

Event
1502

Gregorius XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italy, pope (1572-85), dies

Death
1502

Portuguese navigators discover Rio de Janeiro

Event
1504

King Louis XII loses last bulwark in Naples, Caeta

Event