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 This day in History - January 7
404 Historic Events for January 7
312

Lucianus of Antioch, theologist/saint, dies

Death
754

Pope Stefanus II arrives in Ponthion

Event
1130

Baldricus Burgoliensis, French historian/archbishop, dies at about 83

Death
1285

Charles I of Anjou, king of Naples/bro of King Louis IX, dies at 58

Death
1325

Afonso IV succeeds Dionysius as king of Portugal

Event
1325

Dionysius, the justified, King of Portugal (1279-1325), dies

Death
1451

Amadeus VIII, last anti-pope Felix V (1439-49), dies at 67

Death
1528

Jeanne d'Albret, queen of Navarra/mother of French King Henry IV

Birth
1529

Peter Vischer, the Old, German count of Sebaldus, dies

Death
1536

Catherine of Aragon, 1st wife of England's King Henry VIII, dies

Death
1537

Alessandro de' Medici, Italian monarch of Florence, assassinated

Death
1539

Sebasti n de Covarrubias Horozco, Spanish lexicographer

Birth
1558

Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French

Event
1566

Ludovicus Blosius, [Louis de Blois "Dacrianus"], wrtier, dies

Death
1566

Antonio "Michele" Ghislieri is elected Pope Pius V

Event
1566

Michaele Ghislieri is elected Pope Pius V

Event
1579

England signs an offensive and defensive alliance with Netherland

Event
1584

Last day of the Julian calendar in Bohemia and Holy Roman empire

Event
1590

Jacob Andreae, German theologist (Formulae Concordiae), dies at 61

Death
1591

Jacobus de Kerle, French/Flemish composer, dies at about 59

Death
1598

Boris Godunov seizes Russian throne on death of Feodore I

Event
1598

Theodorus I, [Fedor Ivanovitch], czar of Russia (1584-98), dies at 40

Death
1601

Robert, Earl of Essex leads revolt in London against Queen Elizabeth

Event
1608

Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia

Event
1610

Galileo discovers 1st 3 Jupiter satellites, Io, Europa and Ganymede

Event