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 This day in History - January 10
432 Historic Events for January 10
69

Roman emperor Galba adopts Marcus Piso Licinianus as C‘sar

Event
236

St Fabian begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
681

Agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies

Death
866

Lin-chi I-hsuan, [J Rinzai Gigen], Zen teacher, dies

Death
976

John I Tzimisces, co-emperor of Byzantium (969-76), dies at 51

Death
1072

Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo

Event
1271

Otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies

Death
1276

Gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies

Death
1356

German emperor Charles I delegates Golden Degree

Event
1429

Order of Golden Fleece established in Austria-Hungary and Spain

Event
1430

Duke Philip the Good marries Isabella of Portugal

Event
1430

Order of the Guilder forms

Event
1502

Hendrik Niclaes, German/Dutch merchant/cult leader (Children of God)

Birth
1514

Complutensian New Testament in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek and Latin finished

Event
1542

Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59

Death
1550

1st sitting of "Vurige Chamber" in Paris

Event
1628

Jan Theunisz Blanckerhoff, [Jan Maet], seascape painter)

Birth
1635

Willem … Brakel, Frisian theologist (Reasonable religion)

Birth
1638

Niels Stensen, Danish astronomer

Birth
1642

King Charles I and family flee London for Oxford

Event
1644

Louis Boufflers, marshall of France

Birth
1645

William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, beheaded for treason at 71

Death
1663

King Charles II affirms charter of Royal African Company

Event
1674

Jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84

Death
1683

Gasparo Visconti, composer

Birth