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 This day in History - January 5
433 Historic Events for January 5
1066

Edward de Belijder, the Confessor, king of England (1043-66), dies

Death
1349

Margaretha of Bavaria names her son Willem V earl of Holland/Zealand

Event
1387

Pedro IV, king of Aragon/conqueror of Sicily, dies at 67

Death
1425

John of Bavaria/Bayern, liege of Holland/Zealand/Dordrecht, poisoned

Death
1438

Pope Eugenius IV deallocated council of Basel to Ferrara

Event
1463

French poet Fran‡ois Villon banished from Paris

Event
1477

Charles, the Bold, duke of Burgundy/writer, dies at 43

Death
1477

Battle at Nancy, Burgundy vs Switz, 7000+ killed

Event
1500

Duke Ludovico Sforza's troops reconquer Milan

Event
1524

Marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pecinich, Croatian poet, dies at 73

Death
1531

Pope Clemens VII forbids English king Henry VIII to re-marry

Event
1548

Francisco Su rez, Granada Spain, philosopher/theologian

Birth
1554

Great fire in Eindhoven Neth

Event
1560

William Cobbold, composer

Birth
1589

Catherine de' Medici, Queen mother of France, dies at 69

Death
1592

Willem II, Duke of Gulik/Kleef/Gelre, dies at about 75

Death
1592

Shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal

Birth
1593

William Louis of Nassau becomes governor/viceroy of Drenthe

Event
1595

Ercole Procaccini, Italian painter, dies

Death
1596

Henry Lawes, English composer

Birth
1603

Pieter Adriaansz van der Werff, mayor of Lead, dies at 73

Death
1620

Mikl¢s Zr¡nyi, Hungarian poet/writer (The Peril of Sziget) [or May 1]

Birth
1638

Petition in Recife Brazil leads to closing of their 2 synagogues

Event
1649

Francesco Cavalli's opera "Giasone," premieres in Venice

Event
1661

Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer

Birth