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 This day in History - January 9
389 Historic Events for January 9
1296

Earl Floris V signs accord with French king

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1317

Phillips V, the Tall, crowned king of France

Event
1349

700 Jews of Basel Switzerland, burned alive in their houses

Event
1428

Pope Martinus V declares Jacoba van Beierens marriage invalid

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1464

1st meeting of States-General of Netherlands

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1493

1st sight of manatees (by Christopher Columbus)

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1499

Johan Cicero, elector of (Brandenburg, 1486-99), dies at 43

Death
1514

Anna de Bretagne, wife of Maximilian, dies at 36

Death
1522

Adriaan F Boeyens elected only Dutch pope (Adrian VI)

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1554

Gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], pope (1621-23)

Birth
1558

Geneva becomes independent from Berne canton, Switzerland

Event
1570

Tsar Ivan the terrible kills 1000-2000 residents of Novgorod

Event
1574

Christoph Buel, composer

Birth
1620

Johann Weichmann, composer

Birth
1677

Aernout "Aert" van der Neer, cartoonist/landscape painter, dies at 73

Death
1679

Werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45

Death
1695

John E Loovens, lawyer

Birth
1699

Robert J Pothier, French lawyer

Birth
1718

France declares war on Spain

Event
1728

Thomas Warton, poet laureate of England (Pleasures of Melancholy)

Birth
1748

Stefan Paluselli, composer

Birth
1760

Afghans defeat Marathas in battle of Barari Ghat

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1788

Connecticut becomes 5th state

Event
1790

Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom, Swedish poet (Lycksalighetens)

Birth
1792

Russia and Turkey sign Peace of Jassy

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