January History

Click a date in the January calendar to the right for a timeline of all January events on that day, listed chronologically by year. Below is a list of important March events.

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Chronological timeline of historical events that happened in the month of January. Who was born? Who died? Particular attention is paid to the religion, religious violence, and philosophy; the Crusades and the Holocaust

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14 January 1986
Goldman v. Weinberger: Supreme Court Rules on Religious Dress in Military

Goldman v. Weinberger: Supreme Court Rules on Religious Dress in Military

14 January 1997
Aristoltle's Lyceum Possibly Discovered in Athens

Aristoltle's Lyceum Possibly Discovered in Athens

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14 January 1999
Jerry Falwell Announces Antichrist Alive and Jewish

Jerry Falwell Announces Antichrist Alive and Jewish

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14 January 2002
Evolution Disclaimer Proposed in Washington State Legislature

Evolution Disclaimer Proposed in Washington State Legislature

14 January 2004

First Hamas Female Suicide Bomber Kills Four

15 January -588
Nebuchadnezzar II Besieges Jerusalem

Nebuchadnezzar II Besieges Jerusalem

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15 January 365

Emperors Decree that Christians Cannot be Sentenced to the Arena

15 January 409

Emperors Order that the Catholic Church Be Protected from Pagans and Jews

15 January 708
Sisinnius Elected as Pope

Sisinnius Elected as Pope

15 January 1535
Henry VIII Breaks With Catholic Church

Henry VIII Breaks With Catholic Church

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15 January 1562
Council of Trent Opens Third Meeting on Protestant Heresies

Council of Trent Opens Third Meeting on Protestant Heresies

15 January 1595
Death of Sultan Murad III

Death of Sultan Murad III

15 January 1697
Massachusetts Citizens Repent for Salem Witch Trials

Massachusetts Citizens Repent for Salem Witch Trials

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15 January 1697
Day of Fasting Held in Massachusetts to Atone for Persecution of Alleged Witches

Day of Fasting Held in Massachusetts to Atone for Persecution of Alleged Witches

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15 January 1842
Birth of Josef Breuer

Birth of Josef Breuer

15 January 1861
Republican Representative Says that for the GOP, Slavery is a National Institution

Republican Representative Says that for the GOP, Slavery is a National Institution

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15 January 1918
Birth of Gamal Abdel Nasser in Egypt

Birth of Gamal Abdel Nasser in Egypt

15 January 1919
Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg Murdered

Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg Murdered

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15 January 1920

Birth of Cardinal John O'Connor

15 January 1927
Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds the Butler Anti-Evolution Law

Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds the Butler Anti-Evolution Law

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15 January 1936

Catholic Church Reverses Position on Marriage for Sterilized Catholics

15 January 1939
Vatican Newspaper: Vatican Supports Italian Anti-Semitic Race Laws

Vatican Newspaper: Vatican Supports Italian Anti-Semitic Race Laws

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15 January 1939
Albert Rosenberg Says Jews Want Homeland in Palestine

Albert Rosenberg Says Jews Want Homeland in Palestine

15 January 1950

Protestants Reject the Pope's Call to Join Catholics in Fighting Communism

15 January 1951
Supreme Court Rules on 'Clear and Present Danger'

Supreme Court Rules on 'Clear and Present Danger'

15 January 1951
Church of Scientology is Accused of Operating a Medical School Without a License

Church of Scientology is Accused of Operating a Medical School Without a License

15 January 1973
Golda Meir Meets Pope Paul IV

Golda Meir Meets Pope Paul IV

15 January 1987

George Rhodes Jr Gets Hearing Over Being Fired for Teaching Religion in Public School Science Classes

15 January 2001
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Sworn In

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Sworn In

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16 January -27
Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus Become Augustus

Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus Become Augustus

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16 January 308
Death of Pope Marcellus I in Rome

Death of Pope Marcellus I in Rome

16 January 1120

Council of Nablus Convenes in Jerusalem

16 January 1794
Death of Edward Gibbon

Death of Edward Gibbon

16 January 1893
Jewish-Born Theodore Kohn Made Archbishop in Czech Republic

Jewish-Born Theodore Kohn Made Archbishop in Czech Republic

16 January 1900
Birth of Anne Frank's Mother Edith Hollander

Birth of Anne Frank's Mother Edith Hollander

16 January 1919
Eighteenth Amendment Ratified, Prohibition Authorized

Eighteenth Amendment Ratified, Prohibition Authorized

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16 January 1925
Leon Trotsky Dismissed from Military Council

Leon Trotsky Dismissed from Military Council

16 January 1937

All Jewish Youth Groups Ordered to Cease Operations

16 January 1939
Cardinal Piazza Rejects Racial Anti-Semitism, But Not All Anti-Semitism

Cardinal Piazza Rejects Racial Anti-Semitism, But Not All Anti-Semitism

16 January 1939
Emigrating German Jews Forbidden to Take Their Valuables

Emigrating German Jews Forbidden to Take Their Valuables

16 January 1945
Adolf Hitler Moves Into the Führerbunker

Adolf Hitler Moves Into the Führerbunker

16 January 1953

All Political Parties Closed in Egypt

16 January 1954
Birth of Jon Garth Murray to Madalyn Murray (later O'Hair)

Birth of Jon Garth Murray to Madalyn Murray (later O'Hair)

16 January 1963

Great Britain and Saudi Arabia Resume Relations

16 January 1969
Jones v. Wolf: Supreme Court Vacates Decision on Church Property

Jones v. Wolf: Supreme Court Vacates Decision on Church Property

16 January 1970

Qaddafi Becomes Libya's Leader

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16 January 1986
Pope John Paul II Calls for More Evangelization to Fight Atheism in Europe

Pope John Paul II Calls for More Evangelization to Fight Atheism in Europe

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16 January 1994
President Clinton Meets With Syrian President

President Clinton Meets With Syrian President

16 January 1999

Methodist Minsters Bless Same-Sex Union in California

16 January 2001
Indianapolis Baptist Temple v. U.S.: Supreme Court Rejects Appeal on Paying Taxes

Indianapolis Baptist Temple v. U.S.: Supreme Court Rejects Appeal on Paying Taxes

 
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