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#TodayInHistory – January 26

January 26 – Some important events on this day 1482 👉🏼 “Pentateuch” the Jewish Bible is 1st printed as a book in Bologna, Italy 1531 👉🏼 Lisbon hit by Earthquake; […]

#TodayInHistory – January 25

January 25 – Some important events on this day 41 👉🏼 After a night of negotiation, Claudius is accepted as Roman Emperor by the Senate 1348 👉🏼 Friuli Earthquake in […]

#TodayInHistory – January 24

January 24 – Some important events on this day 41 👉🏼 Claudius succeeds his nephew Caligula as Roman Emperor after the later’s assassination by officers of the Praetorian Guard 1848 […]

#TodayInHistory – January 23

January 23 – Some important events on this day 971 👉🏼 War elephant corps of the Southern Han defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops; Southern Han […]

#TodayInHistory – January 22

January 22 – Some important events on this day 1371 👉🏼 King Robert II of Scotland (1371-90) is crowned, becoming the first monarch of the House of Stewart 1506 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – January 21

January 21 – Some important events on this day 1525 👉🏼 The Swiss Anabaptist Movement is born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and a dozen others baptize each […]

#TodayInHistory – January 20

January 20 – Some important events on this day 1156 👉🏼 According to the legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of Lake […]

Galley Head Lighthouse | Ireland

Galley Head Lighthouse rises an imposing 53m above the roaring Atlantic ocean outside of Rosscarbery, County Cork, on the south coast of Ireland. It is a charming white lighthouse that […]

#TodayInHistory – January 19

January 19 – Some important events on this day 379 👉🏼 Theodosius installed as co-emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire 1419 👉🏼 French city of Rouen surrenders to Henry V […]

#TodayInHistory – January 18

January 18 – Some important events on this day 350 👉🏼 Roman Emperor Constans is deposed by General Magnentius who proclaims himself the new Emperor 532 👉🏼 Nika uprising against […]

#TodayInHistory – January 17

January 17 – Some important events on this day 1584 👉🏼 Bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar 1773 👉🏼 Captain James Cook becomes 1st to cross Antarctic Circle (66° 33′ S) 1820 […]

#TodayInHistory – January 16

January 16 – Some important events on this day 27 BC 👉🏼 The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate 1412 👉🏼 The Medici […]

#TodayInHistory – January 15

January 15 – Some important events on this day 588 BC 👉🏼 Nebuchadrezzar II of Babylon lays siege to Jerusalem under Zedekiah’s reign. The siege lasts until July 23, 586 […]

#TodayInHistory – January 14

January 14 – Some important events on this day 1129 👉🏼 Formal approval of the Order of Templars at the Council of Troyes 1301 👉🏼 Andrew III of Hungary (1290-1301) […]

#TodayInHistory – January 13

January 13 – Some important events on this day 532 👉🏼 Nika riots begin in Constantinople, revolt against Emperor Justinian I, prompted by chariot racing 1099 👉🏼 Crusaders set fire […]