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 This day in History - January 22
401 Historic Events for January 22
871

Battle at Basing: Danish invasion army beats Ethelred of Wessex

Event
1336

Louis III, last Earl of Loon, dies

Death
1371

King Robert II Stuart of Scotland crowned

Event
1440

Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania

Birth
1510

Jews are expelled from Colmar Germany

Event
1517

Turks conquer Cairo

Event
1528

England and France declare war on Emperor Charles V

Event
1531

Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter, dies at 44

Death
1552

Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, beheaded for treason

Death
1561

Francis Bacon, England, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum)

Birth
1571

Robert Bruce Cotton, English antiquary, politician

Birth
1575

English queen Elizabeth I grants Thomas Tallis and William Byrd music press monopoly

Event
1581

Seerp Galama, Dutch nobleman/military/politician, dies at 52

Death
1581

Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies

Death
1584

Parts of Switzerland adopt Gregorian calendar (and parts in 1812)

Event
1588

Pope Sixtus V decrees "Immense aeterni" (Reformed curia)

Event
1592

Pierre Gassendi, Champtercier Provence, scientist/philosopher

Birth
1599

Cristofano Malvezzi, composer, dies at 51

Death
1640

Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55

Death
1649

Pascal Collasse, composer

Birth
1655

Geleyn Evertsen, lt-admiral (Zealand)

Birth
1673

Postal service between New York and Boston inaugurated

Event
1689

Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords

Event
1689

Prince Willem III calls English parliament together

Event
1690

Iroquois tribes renew allegiance to British against French

Event